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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
18 May 2018
GAR Live London was held at Allen & Overy’s city centre office on 10 May.
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.
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.
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 …”
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.