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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.

GAR Live Mumbai 2019 - in pictures

GAR Live Mumbai 2019 - in pictures

Premium article - 08 July 2019

Photos from GAR's inaugural GAR Live Mumbai are now available.

GAR Live Energy Lookback: the new market for buying and selling awards

GAR Live Energy Lookback: the new market for buying and selling awards

Premium article - 28 June 2019

International arbitration awards offer “the elixir of investment funds” – uncorrelated returns you can bank on irrespective of wider market conditions – according to a panel at last year’s GAR Live Energy, which lifted the lid on the little-known world of high finance and its interest in the output of arbitration.

GAR Live Energy Lookback: how suited are private claims for public wrongs?

GAR Live Energy Lookback: how suited are private claims for public wrongs?

Premium article - 26 June 2019

Will victims of alleged human rights abuses ever consent to arbitration of their claims? Very possibly was the consensus by the end of GAR Live Energy 2018. As one panel member put it, sometimes victims are “just private parties wanting compensation”.

GAR Live Istanbul Lookback: different approaches to cross-examination and advocacy

GAR Live Istanbul Lookback: different approaches to cross-examination and advocacy

Premium article - 13 June 2019

Last year’s GAR Live Istanbul closed with a mock cross-examination session intended to contrast the common law and civil law approaches to witness questioning.

GAR Live Frankfurt Lookback: What users want

GAR Live Frankfurt Lookback: What users want

Premium article - 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.