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GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - How to 'do' third-party funding

GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - How to 'do' third-party funding

19 January 2018

How to ‘do’ third-party funding was the question behind session three of GAR Live Istanbul 2017. Guided by Mark Beckett, partner at Cooley and co-chair of the conference, the panel delved into funding's inner workings, offering a rare glimpse of how it works in real life.

GAR Live Lookback: London - Do arbitrators make international law?

GAR Live Lookback: London - Do arbitrators make international law?

09 January 2018

In a new style of session introduced at GAR Live London - the GAR Live Inquisition - David Rivkin QC and Lisa Bingham grilled Audley Sheppard QC, Duncan Matthews QC, Wendy Miles QC and Alejandro Escobar on whether arbitrators ‘make’ international law. Read our edited transcript of the spirited exchange.

GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

22 November 2017

GAR Live Dubai took place at the conference centre of the Dubai International Financial Centre on 16 November.

Has Dubai shot itself in foot again with “locals only” law?

Has Dubai shot itself in foot again with “locals only” law?

17 November 2017

After the shock of last year’s penal code amendment which said arbitrators could be imprisoned for bias, delegates at GAR Live Dubai have expressed dismay at what seems like another setback for the United Arab Emirates as an arbitral hub – a new law which permits only Emirati lawyers to acts in cases seated in the country.

GAR Live Damages - in photos

GAR Live Damages - in photos

07 November 2017

GAR Live Damages was held at the London offices of Pinsent Masons on 30 October. It was sponsored by Cornerstone Research, A&M, Winston & Strawn, CPR, Newton Arbitration, Arbitral Women and the International Lawyers Network

Are experts responsible for the ‘number from nowhere’?

Are experts responsible for the ‘number from nowhere’?

07 November 2017

Too often, arbitrations end with the tribunal pulling a figure from what seems like thin air and awarding that amount in damages, Sarah Vasani of Addleshaw Goddard told GAR Live Damages in London. Several speakers thought experts are partly to blame.

GAR Live Vienna - in pictures

GAR Live Vienna - in pictures

Premium article - 23 October 2017

The first GAR Live Vienna took place on 20 October at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, the headquarters of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre.

GAR Live Hong Kong - in pictures

GAR Live Hong Kong - in pictures

Premium article - 20 October 2017

GAR Live Hong Kong took place yesterday at the HKIAC, bringing to an end Hong Kong Arbitration Week.

Tribunal dynamics: making the best of an arranged marriage

Tribunal dynamics: making the best of an arranged marriage

Premium article - 19 October 2017

Tribunals don’t come together of their own choosing – rather like an arranged marriage, the arbitrators are brought together by others in expectation that they will co-operate and “produce something”, Michael Moser told GAR Live Hong Kong yesterday. How do you ensure the marriage works?

Singapore’s Success

Singapore’s Success

Premium article - 27 September 2017

After years of dogged effort, there’s now no longer any doubt that Singapore has achieved its dream of becoming a major arbitration hub. As GAR completes its fourth event in the city, the city-state is attracting attention from outside institutions, while emerging into investment arbitration and a leader in third-party funding. Here’s a round-up of the latest Singapore news