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GAR Live Istanbul - in photos

07 September 2018

GAR Live Istanbul was held on 21 June at the Shangri-La Bosphoros and sponsored by ISTAC, Akinci Law Office, Cooley, Coşar Avukatlık Bürosu, Kabine Law Office, FTI Consulting, 4 New Square, Göksu | Aydın Attorneys at Law, Paksoy, Esin Attorney Partnerships, Erdem & Erdem and the Istanbul International Law Association.

Appointment angst

Appointment angst

06 September 2018

This year’s GAR Live Istanbul considered arbitrator appointments – including what parties can do to ensure an institution chooses well on their behalf and whether the quality of the arbitrator depends on what you pay.

GAR Live Hong Kong Lookback: Asia’s overlapping investment treaties, chaos or cohesion?

GAR Live Hong Kong Lookback: Asia’s overlapping investment treaties, chaos or cohesion?

Premium article - 15 August 2018

Asia is curious in treaty terms in that any pair of Asian states can be bound by multiple competing pacts. And often those treaties will overlap and even contradict. How has this “noodle soup” of treaties occurred, and what does it mean in practical terms?

GAR Live Hong Kong Lookback: Too much information?

GAR Live Hong Kong Lookback: Too much information?

Premium article - 07 August 2018

The last GAR Live Hong Kong closed with an ‘inquisition’ exploring the pros and cons of exposing more information about the inner workings of international arbitration to daylight. In ‘Too much information?’ a panel led by Lord Goldsmith QC examined whether arbitrator research tools are a bad idea and whether more arbitral awards should be published.

Arbitrators share views on Belt and Road and more

Arbitrators share views on Belt and Road and more

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.

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - Emergency and expedited arbitrations – the pros and cons

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - Emergency and expedited arbitrations – the pros and cons

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.

GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - the one with the mock cross-examinations

GAR Live Lookback: Istanbul - the one with the mock cross-examinations

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.

Istanbul, Energy and Frankfurt – the GAR Live summer season

Istanbul, Energy and Frankfurt – the GAR Live summer season

Premium article - 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.

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - is the EU’s investment court proposal fit for purpose?

GAR Live Lookback: Frankfurt - is the EU’s investment court proposal fit for purpose?

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.

How will the new EU data protection law affect you?

How will the new EU data protection law affect you?

25 May 2018

As the European Union’s latest data protection law comes into effect, prominent French practitioner Philippe Pinsolle explored what the new regulation means for the world of international arbitration in a speech at GAR Live Stockholm.