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GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

GAR Live Dubai - in pictures

25 November 2019

Photos of the 6th annual GAR Live Dubai can be found here.

GAR Live Dubai Lookback: - the (ab)use of experts in construction arbitration – where is the line between expert and advocate?

GAR Live Dubai Lookback: - the (ab)use of experts in construction arbitration – where is the line between expert and advocate?

19 November 2019

On the eve of this year’s GAR Live Dubai, we look back to 2018’s edition, and session three, in which Mark McNeill and panel tackled one of the great conundrums: why is it that reputable independent experts – who would never testify “contrary to their own conviction” nonetheless reliably end up producing work that favours the side who appointed them. What’s the alchemy at work, and can it be reformulated?

GAR Live Damages Workshop - in pictures

GAR Live Damages Workshop - in pictures

08 November 2019

Pictures for GAR Live Advanced Damages Workshop can be found here.

Call for topics: what should be discussed at GAR Live Advanced Damages?

Call for topics: what should be discussed at GAR Live Advanced Damages?

Premium article - 22 October 2019

Part of GAR Live Advanced Damages Worskhop – coming soon - will be devoted to hot topics. We invite readers to submit ideas for the panel.

GAR Live Vienna Lookback: is document production a waste of time?

GAR Live Vienna Lookback: is document production a waste of time?

Premium article - 07 October 2019

It’s often assumed common lawyers have an advantage over civil lawyers in any dispute that entails document production. But GAR Live Vienna 2018 heard it is in fact the common lawyer who really suffers at such times – and for whom engaging in discovery with a civil law opponent will be at best pointless and at worst self-sabotage.

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

Premium article - 13 September 2019

Pictures from the 7th annual GAR Live Istanbul are now available.

Can India become an arbitral hub?

Can India become an arbitral hub?

Premium article - 06 September 2019

At GAR’s inaugural conference in Mumbai, panellists debated whether India could establish itself as an internationally accepted arbitral centre within the next five years.

GAR Live Singapore Lookback: to split or not to split?

GAR Live Singapore Lookback: to split or not to split?

Premium article - 15 August 2019

Session three of last year’s GAR Live Singapore considered bifurcation from every angle, seeking to answer the question “to split, or not to split?”. In the run up to this year’s GAR Live Singapore, we look back at that debate.

GAR Live Singapore Lookback: Power of the institution vs party autonomy

GAR Live Singapore Lookback: Power of the institution vs party autonomy

Premium article - 13 August 2019

Arbitral institutions are increasingly becoming the custodians of international arbitration’s ‘brand’. But that raises a question: to what extent do they have power to save parties from poor choices – to protect the international arbitration product’s good name? Should they be given more powers? Session four of GAR Live Singapore 2018 explored this conundrum.

Indian reforms under scrutiny at GAR Live Mumbai

Indian reforms under scrutiny at GAR Live Mumbai

Premium article - 08 July 2019

A panel at the inaugural GAR Live Mumbai considered proposed reforms to India’s arbitration law, including controversial provisions for a regulatory body with the power to grade institutions and new qualification requirements for arbitrators.