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Seppälä on the past and future of construction arbitration

Seppälä on the past and future of construction arbitration

27 March 2019

Chris Seppälä – the chief legal adviser to FIDIC – gave the keynote at GAR Live Construction Disputes last year, on construction arbitration’s past and the future.

GAR Live Moscow - in pictures

GAR Live Moscow - in pictures

22 March 2019

GAR Live Moscow took place on 21 March at the InterContinental Hotel. Photos of the event are now available.

HKIAC to seek licence to administer cases in Russia

HKIAC to seek licence to administer cases in Russia

22 March 2019

A Russian deputy minister of justice told delegates at GAR Live Moscow that the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre will apply to become the first foreign institution licensed to administer arbitrations in Russia – as amendments to the country’s arbitration law take effect later this month.

GAR Live Singapore Lookback – Who’s to blame when it all goes wrong?

GAR Live Singapore Lookback – Who’s to blame when it all goes wrong?

21 January 2019

Following its success at previous conferences, the GAR Live Inquisition returned at GAR Live Singapore to consider a crucial and contentious question: who is to blame when arbitration goes wrong? Moreover, what can be done to make sure the process runs smoothly and to rectify any problems as they arise?

GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

18 January 2019

Photos from GAR Live Dubai 2018 are now available.

Invest in tech or play catch up with courts, warns Al Tamimi

Invest in tech or play catch up with courts, warns Al Tamimi

17 January 2019

Leading UAE arbitrator Essam Al Tamimi warned in a keynote speech at GAR Live Dubai that arbitral institutions must invest in technology or they will be forced to play catch up with the courts, as well as highlighting how more needs to be done to develop arbitration talent in the Middle East.

GAR Live Atlanta Lookback – is the US Federal Arbitration Act up to the demands of the modern world?

GAR Live Atlanta Lookback – is the US Federal Arbitration Act up to the demands of the modern world?

15 January 2019

The US Federal Arbitration Act is now more than 100 years old, but it has required more than a few judicial running repairs. Would it be more sensible, at this point, to consider a complete overhaul – a whole new law? After all, the world has moved on and such ready-made versions are available.

Launch of the Prague rules – in pictures

Launch of the Prague rules – in pictures

18 December 2018

The Prague rules were launched on 14 December at an event at Martinic Palace, a Renaissance palace in Prague.

GAR Live Dubai Lookback: the impact of culture – how well does IA handle differences?

GAR Live Dubai Lookback: the impact of culture – how well does IA handle differences?

13 November 2018

To what extent is international arbitration shaped by the culture of its participants, whether arbitrator, counsel or client? Are differences acknowledged and accommodated or swept under the carpet? Such questions were at the heart of the first session of GAR Live Dubai 2017.

GAR Live Hong Kong - in pictures

GAR Live Hong Kong - in pictures

12 November 2018

GAR Live Hong Kong was held at the offices of the HKIAC in Exchange Square, Hong Kong and forms part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week. Sponsors included Freshfields, Warde Advogadoes, Clyde & Co, Debevoise & Plimpton, Jingtian & Gongcheng, Fangda Partners and Llinks Law Offices.