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.
23 May 2019
GAR Live Frankfurt 2018 saw two in-house counsel grill external counsel and arbitrators on their complaints about international arbitration, particularly in light of the competition it faces from international courts.
20 May 2019
On the eve of this year’s GAR Live Stockholm, we revisit the inquisition panel from last year, 2018, where Jennifer Kirby, Angeline Welsh, Shai Wade, Robin Oldenstam, Tina Cicchetti, Mattias Rosengren and Larry Shore debated the pros and cos of using legal experts to establish the ‘fact’ of any applicable law.
17 May 2019
Does the decision by the European Court of Justice in Achmea apply to intra-EU investment disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty? Delegates at GAR Live BITs in Washington, DC heard from lawyers acting for both investors and states on the issue.