18 May 2018
Two years after the launch of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, delegates at GAR Live London considered whether the current focus on gender diversity in international arbitration needs to be accompanied by equal attention to ethnic and socioeconomic diversity for real change to be achieved.
18 May 2018
GAR Live London was held at Allen & Overy’s city centre office on 10 May.
11 May 2018
The first GAR Live Zurich was held on 26 April, with sessions on the Court of Arbitration for Sport, arbitrating in the digital age and whether international arbitration allows deceit, corruption, fraud and money laundering to go unnoticed.
10 May 2018
An athlete’s career is about fleeting moments of greatness and if you lose one of these you cannot get it back, the executive director of the World Players Association told delegates during a session on Court of Arbitration for Sport at the first GAR Live Zurich.
08 May 2018
The last GAR Live Stockholm featured a symposium moderated by James Hope of Vinge and Jakob Ragnwald of Mannheimer Swartling. Topics ranged from the pain of Redfern schedules to the danger of arbitrator data projects, discussed by the likes of George Bermann, Patricia Shaughnessy and Hilary Heilbron QC, with only one rule: nobody could begin their comment “it depends …”
Premium article - 02 May 2018
The first GAR Live to focus on construction disputes highlighted parties’ desire for “a quick and dirty” process that gets a result and enables parties to move on from the dispute rather than a stretched-out proceeding in which no stone is left unturned in the quest for the right decision.
02 May 2018
The first GAR Live Construction Disputes was held during the recent Paris Arbitration Week.
23 April 2018
Consider the following, not-impossible scenario. An arbitration in Switzerland, with UK and Iranian parties. The arbitrators are from France, Belgium and India. Do any sanctions apply? Would your answer change if one of the arbitrators were from the US? Such questions were discussed at last year’s GAR Live London, guided by Hans van Houtte, then president of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal.
09 April 2018
At a GAR Live Abu Dhabi in 2017, the chief executives from the DIFC Courts and the ADGM Courts debated whether court or arbitration is now the superior option in the region, in a lively roundtable session.
27 March 2018
A panel at GAR Live Atlanta discussed “due process paranoia” – asking whether it is a real problem or there is just “paranoia about paranoia” and, if it does exist, whether it is guided by genuine concern about awards being challenged or by arbitrators’ economic interests.