19 January 2018
How to ‘do’ third-party funding was the question behind session three of GAR Live Istanbul 2017. Guided by Mark Beckett, partner at Cooley and co-chair of the conference, the panel delved into funding's inner workings, offering a rare glimpse of how it works in real life.
09 January 2018
In a new style of session introduced at GAR Live London - the GAR Live Inquisition - David Rivkin QC and Lisa Bingham grilled Audley Sheppard QC, Duncan Matthews QC, Wendy Miles QC and Alejandro Escobar on whether arbitrators ‘make’ international law. Read our edited transcript of the spirited exchange.
22 November 2017
GAR Live Dubai took place at the conference centre of the Dubai International Financial Centre on 16 November.
17 November 2017
After the shock of last year’s penal code amendment which said arbitrators could be imprisoned for bias, delegates at GAR Live Dubai have expressed dismay at what seems like another setback for the United Arab Emirates as an arbitral hub – a new law which permits only Emirati lawyers to acts in cases seated in the country.
07 November 2017
GAR Live Damages was held at the London offices of Pinsent Masons on 30 October. It was sponsored by Cornerstone Research, A&M, Winston & Strawn, CPR, Newton Arbitration, Arbitral Women and the International Lawyers Network
07 November 2017
Too often, arbitrations end with the tribunal pulling a figure from what seems like thin air and awarding that amount in damages, Sarah Vasani of Addleshaw Goddard told GAR Live Damages in London. Several speakers thought experts are partly to blame.
Premium article - 23 October 2017
The first GAR Live Vienna took place on 20 October at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, the headquarters of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre.
Premium article - 20 October 2017
GAR Live Hong Kong took place yesterday at the HKIAC, bringing to an end Hong Kong Arbitration Week.
Premium article - 19 October 2017
Tribunals don’t come together of their own choosing – rather like an arranged marriage, the arbitrators are brought together by others in expectation that they will co-operate and “produce something”, Michael Moser told GAR Live Hong Kong yesterday. How do you ensure the marriage works?
Premium article - 27 September 2017
After years of dogged effort, there’s now no longer any doubt that Singapore has achieved its dream of becoming a major arbitration hub. As GAR completes its fourth event in the city, the city-state is attracting attention from outside institutions, while emerging into investment arbitration and a leader in third-party funding. Here’s a round-up of the latest Singapore news