21 January 2019
Following its success at previous conferences, the GAR Live Inquisition returned at GAR Live Singapore to consider a crucial and contentious question: who is to blame when arbitration goes wrong? Moreover, what can be done to make sure the process runs smoothly and to rectify any problems as they arise?
18 January 2019
Photos from GAR Live Dubai 2018 are now available.
17 January 2019
Leading UAE arbitrator Essam Al Tamimi warned in a keynote speech at GAR Live Dubai that arbitral institutions must invest in technology or they will be forced to play catch up with the courts, as well as highlighting how more needs to be done to develop arbitration talent in the Middle East.
15 January 2019
The US Federal Arbitration Act is now more than 100 years old, but it has required more than a few judicial running repairs. Would it be more sensible, at this point, to consider a complete overhaul – a whole new law? After all, the world has moved on and such ready-made versions are available.
18 December 2018
The Prague rules were launched on 14 December at an event at Martinic Palace, a Renaissance palace in Prague.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.