02 April 2020
The Court of Appeal in London has opened the door to parties in foreign arbitrations obtaining evidence from reluctant potential witnesses resident in England and Wales. Sam Roberts of Cooke Young & Keidan, the firm that represented the successful applicants, reports.
01 April 2020
Simon Rainey QC and Gaurav Sharma of Quadrant Chambers in London consider the legal and practical implications of the recent Hague Court of Appeal decision reinstating the US$50 billion Yukos awards against Russia.
30 March 2020
Arbitrator Neil Kaplan QC discusses how tribunals and institutions will have to adapt to the new era of social distancing ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic, calling for greater use of video conferencing and flexibility when it comes to compensating arbitrators for delayed cases.
27 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is requiring the arbitration community to adapt rapidly to a reality that will be with us for the medium or long term – with virtual hearings as the new normal. Canadian arbitrator Janet Walker considers whether it can rise to the challenge.
17 March 2020
Egyptian arbitration specialist Karim Youssef has highlighted how arbitration – and those who practise it – must become more cosmopolitan in mindset if this system of justice is to survive and achieve its full potential.
07 March 2020
GAR considers the impact of the coronavirus on international arbitration and how it might change the way cases are conducted.
04 March 2020
Stéphane Bonifassi and Elena Fedorova of Bonifassi Avocats welcome the French courts’ increasing willingness to reopen arbitral tribunals’ findings on corruption – and argue that arbitrators need to confront such allegations head on, even when parallel criminal proceedings are pending.
27 February 2020
Ben Hornan, Jerome Finnis and Charlie Howell of Hogan Lovells in London consider the implications of the English Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Kabab-Ji v Kout for the question of which law governs an arbitration agreement.
26 February 2020
The ITA-IEL-ICC joint conference on international energy arbitration in Houston considered shifting politics in Latin America, sustainability and the prospects of a multilateral investment court, as well as 2019’s most important energy-related developments. Maria Slobodchikova of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York reports.
21 February 2020
Hamid Gharavi of Derains & Gharavi in Paris explains how French arbitration law and courts enable parties instituting arbitrations under the OIC treaty to avoid a denial of justice.