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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.

GAR Live Vienna: in pictures

GAR Live Vienna: in pictures

Premium article - 25 October 2018

The 2nd annual GAR Live Vienna took place on Friday 19 October at the Vienna International Arbitration Centre, where a lifetime achievement award was given to Eric Bergsten, the founder of the Vis Moot. Photos of the event are now available.

US$9 billion Nigeria award triggers quantum discussion at GAR Live

US$9 billion Nigeria award triggers quantum discussion at GAR Live

Premium article - 05 October 2018

A panel at this year’s GAR Live Energy Disputes in London questioned the quality of damages awards in recent high-value arbitrations, including a US$9 billion award against Nigeria – before being surprised to find that counsel to the claimant in that case was in the audience.

A spotlight on sanctions

A spotlight on sanctions

Premium article - 02 October 2018

A panel at GAR Live New York examined the impact of sanctions on international arbitration, enforcement proceedings and settlement negotiations, considering whether they can have force majeure effect, the need for government licences to represent sanctioned parties and the complications in getting paid when sanctions are in the way.

GAR Live New York - in pictures

GAR Live New York - in pictures

Premium article - 02 October 2018

Photos from GAR Live New York 2018 can be found here.

DIS discussed in Frankfurt

DIS discussed in Frankfurt

Premium article - 18 September 2018

Shortly after the German Institute of Arbitration – DIS – revamped its rules for the first time in 20 years, delegates at the latest GAR Live Frankfurt considered their unique selling points and shortcomings and whether the institute has done enough to become “modern and innovative, while preserving a certain continental European touch.”

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

Premium article - 18 September 2018

Photos from GAR Live Frankfurt 2018 can be found here

GAR Live Vienna lookback – “This house believes no party-appointed arbitrator is ever impartial”

GAR Live Vienna lookback – “This house believes no party-appointed arbitrator is ever impartial”

Premium article - 11 September 2018

In a result that should inspire all advocates with a tough case, one side in a GAR Live Vienna debate on party-appointed arbitrators managed to overturn an 80-20 deficit in the audience vote to finish 50-50 by the end.

GAR Live Vienna lookback  – how to get the client paid

GAR Live Vienna lookback – how to get the client paid

Premium article - 11 September 2018

Want to know how to enforce awards in Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Poland, the Czech Republic or Slovenia, to name but a few countries in the central, eastern and south-easternEuropean region serviced by arbitration in Vienna? Read on.