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GAR Live New York - in pictures

GAR Live New York - in pictures

Premium article - 02 October 2018

Photos from GAR Live New York 2018 can be found here.

DIS discussed in Frankfurt

DIS discussed in Frankfurt

Premium article - 18 September 2018

Shortly after the German Institute of Arbitration – DIS – revamped its rules for the first time in 20 years, delegates at the latest GAR Live Frankfurt considered their unique selling points and shortcomings and whether the institute has done enough to become “modern and innovative, while preserving a certain continental European touch.”

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

Premium article - 18 September 2018

Photos from GAR Live Frankfurt 2018 can be found here

GAR Live Vienna lookback – “This house believes no party-appointed arbitrator is ever impartial”

GAR Live Vienna lookback – “This house believes no party-appointed arbitrator is ever impartial”

Premium article - 11 September 2018

In a result that should inspire all advocates with a tough case, one side in a GAR Live Vienna debate on party-appointed arbitrators managed to overturn an 80-20 deficit in the audience vote to finish 50-50 by the end.

GAR Live Vienna lookback  – how to get the client paid

GAR Live Vienna lookback – how to get the client paid

Premium article - 11 September 2018

Want to know how to enforce awards in Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Poland, the Czech Republic or Slovenia, to name but a few countries in the central, eastern and south-easternEuropean region serviced by arbitration in Vienna? Read on.

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.