23 May 2019
GAR Live Frankfurt 2018 saw two in-house counsel grill external counsel and arbitrators on their complaints about international arbitration, particularly in light of the competition it faces from international courts.
20 May 2019
On the eve of this year’s GAR Live Stockholm, we revisit the inquisition panel from last year, 2018, where Jennifer Kirby, Angeline Welsh, Shai Wade, Robin Oldenstam, Tina Cicchetti, Mattias Rosengren and Larry Shore debated the pros and cos of using legal experts to establish the ‘fact’ of any applicable law.
17 May 2019
Does the decision by the European Court of Justice in Achmea apply to intra-EU investment disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty? Delegates at GAR Live BITs in Washington, DC heard from lawyers acting for both investors and states on the issue.
17 May 2019
Pictures from the 5th annual GAR Live BITs in Washington, DC, are now available.
02 May 2019
Are the big global law firms falling out of love with international arbitration? And, if not, then why are international arbitration boutiques forming - and what role might third-party funding play in dictating whether the boutique or larger-firm model flourishes from here on? These questions formed the basis of last year’s GAR Live London Inquisition.
30 April 2019
Is it time the US government started outsourcing – even in part – investment dispute defence work? The US, after all, is home to some of the most experienced investment arbitration teams in the world. Or is the country getting it right? Are other governments all too often being gamed by their chosen external advisers? These and other questions were debated at last year’s GAR Live BITs inquisition.
26 April 2019
International arbitration looks set to be one of the few ‘City’ activities not dented by Brexit – according to a diverse panel at GAR Live London last year that included names from Australia, Singapore and Paris.
27 March 2019
Chris Seppälä – the chief legal adviser to FIDIC – gave the keynote at GAR Live Construction Disputes last year, on construction arbitration’s past and the future.
22 March 2019
GAR Live Moscow took place on 21 March at the InterContinental Hotel. Photos of the event are now available.
22 March 2019
A Russian deputy minister of justice told delegates at GAR Live Moscow that the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre will apply to become the first foreign institution licensed to administer arbitrations in Russia – as amendments to the country’s arbitration law take effect later this month.