07 October 2019
It’s often assumed common lawyers have an advantage over civil lawyers in any dispute that entails document production. But GAR Live Vienna 2018 heard it is in fact the common lawyer who really suffers at such times – and for whom engaging in discovery with a civil law opponent will be at best pointless and at worst self-sabotage.
13 September 2019
Pictures from the 7th annual GAR Live Istanbul are now available.
06 September 2019
At GAR’s inaugural conference in Mumbai, panellists debated whether India could establish itself as an internationally accepted arbitral centre within the next five years.
15 August 2019
Session three of last year’s GAR Live Singapore considered bifurcation from every angle, seeking to answer the question “to split, or not to split?”. In the run up to this year’s GAR Live Singapore, we look back at that debate.
13 August 2019
Arbitral institutions are increasingly becoming the custodians of international arbitration’s ‘brand’. But that raises a question: to what extent do they have power to save parties from poor choices – to protect the international arbitration product’s good name? Should they be given more powers? Session four of GAR Live Singapore 2018 explored this conundrum.
08 July 2019
A panel at the inaugural GAR Live Mumbai considered proposed reforms to India’s arbitration law, including controversial provisions for a regulatory body with the power to grade institutions and new qualification requirements for arbitrators.
08 July 2019
Photos from GAR's inaugural GAR Live Mumbai are now available.
28 June 2019
International arbitration awards offer “the elixir of investment funds” – uncorrelated returns you can bank on irrespective of wider market conditions – according to a panel at last year’s GAR Live Energy, which lifted the lid on the little-known world of high finance and its interest in the output of arbitration.
26 June 2019
Will victims of alleged human rights abuses ever consent to arbitration of their claims? Very possibly was the consensus by the end of GAR Live Energy 2018. As one panel member put it, sometimes victims are “just private parties wanting compensation”.
13 June 2019
Last year’s GAR Live Istanbul closed with a mock cross-examination session intended to contrast the common law and civil law approaches to witness questioning.