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Arbitrators share views on Belt and Road and more

Arbitrators share views on Belt and Road and more

14 June 2018

A panel of arbitrators at GAR Live Singapore considered how the shift in economic power from west to east and China’s Belt and Road initiative will change arbitration, whether more use should be made of tribunal-appointed experts and how the legalisation of third-party funding has affected the region.

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - Emergency and expedited arbitrations – the pros and cons

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - Emergency and expedited arbitrations – the pros and cons

08 June 2018

If you wanted to divide a room in 2017, you simply ask about expedited arbitration. GAR Live Frankfurt last year proved no exception. For once, though, the panel in question included some in-housers, who were forthright in their views.

GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - the one with the mock cross-examinations

GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - the one with the mock cross-examinations

05 June 2018

“To the extent possible, give the tribunal the impression that it’s a relatively simple point, and this expert is using expertise to cloud […] straightforward questions”. This tip – for handling an uppity expert - was one of several on the art of advocacy at GAR Live Istanbul last year, 2017, from a session that featured not one but two mock cross-examinations.

Istanbul, Energy and Frankfurt – the GAR Live summer season

Istanbul, Energy and Frankfurt – the GAR Live summer season

01 June 2018

GAR Live will be touching down in London, Frankfurt and Istanbul over the next three weeks, exploring topics such as “the new DIS rules, is the revision courageous enough”, “monetizing energy awards – new options” and “M&A and joint venture disputes” in our trademark style. It isn’t too late to grab a place.

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - is the EU’s investment court proposal fit for purpose?

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - is the EU’s investment court proposal fit for purpose?

31 May 2018

GAR Live Frankfurt last year produced one of the standout moments of the whole GAR Live year, 2017, as three speakers argued the pros and cons of the EU’s permanent investment court proposal in an impressively blunt style. Here is a full recap.

GAR Live London – in pictures

GAR Live London – in pictures

18 May 2018

GAR Live London was held at Allen & Overy’s city centre office on 10 May.

GAR Live Zurich - in pictures

GAR Live Zurich - in pictures

11 May 2018

The first GAR Live Zurich was held on 26 April, with sessions on the Court of Arbitration for Sport, arbitrating in the digital age and whether international arbitration allows deceit, corruption, fraud and money laundering to go unnoticed.

Fleeting moments of greatness preserved by CAS

Fleeting moments of greatness preserved by CAS

10 May 2018

An athlete’s career is about fleeting moments of greatness and if you lose one of these you cannot get it back, the executive director of the World Players Association told delegates during a session on Court of Arbitration for Sport at the first GAR Live Zurich.

GAR Live Stockholm Lookback: documents, direct testimony and toxic data

GAR Live Stockholm Lookback: documents, direct testimony and toxic data

08 May 2018

The last GAR Live Stockholm featured a symposium moderated by James Hope of Vinge and Jakob Ragnwald of Mannheimer Swartling. Topics ranged from the pain of Redfern schedules to the danger of arbitrator data projects, discussed by the likes of George Bermann, Patricia Shaughnessy and Hilary Heilbron QC, with only one rule: nobody could begin their comment “it depends …”

Construction arbitration: best quick and dirty?

Construction arbitration: best quick and dirty?

02 May 2018

The first GAR Live to focus on construction disputes highlighted parties’ desire for “a quick and dirty” process that gets a result and enables parties to move on from the dispute rather than a stretched-out proceeding in which no stone is left unturned in the quest for the right decision.