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How can women secure leading roles?

How can women secure leading roles?

06 December 2019

At the inaugural GAR Live Women in Arbitration, panellists discussed what steps women can take to secure lead counsel and arbitrator roles.

Panels in place for PCA claims against Interpol and Panama

Panels in place for PCA claims against Interpol and Panama

05 December 2019

Two tribunals have been constituted to hear cases at the Permanent Court of Arbitration – one brought against Interpol relating to the detention of its former president and another against Panama by a shareholder in a liquidated insurance company.

How should arbitrator fees be set?

How should arbitrator fees be set?

05 December 2019

A panel at GAR Live Frankfurt considered methods for setting tribunal fees and heard criticisms of the ICC’s sliding-scale approach, as well as warnings from an in-house counsel that paying arbitrators by the hour is a recipe for “catastrophe”.

Dual nationals seek to revive claim against Dominican Republic

Dual nationals seek to revive claim against Dominican Republic

05 December 2019

Two US-Dominican nationals have applied to set aside a DR-CAFTA award that rejected their US$41.5 million claim against the Dominican Republic on the basis of their "dominant and effective" nationality.

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

05 December 2019

Photos for the 6th annual GAR Live Frankfurt can be found here.

GAR Live Atlanta: in pictures

GAR Live Atlanta: in pictures

04 December 2019

Photos for the 2nd GAR Live Atlanta, held at the Atlanta Centre for Mediation and Arbitration at Georgia State University College of Law, are now available.

Bermann on commercial arbitration and its critics

Bermann on commercial arbitration and its critics

04 December 2019

In a keynote address at GAR Live Atlanta, Columbia Law School professor George A Bermann argued that international commercial arbitration is well-placed to answer attacks from its critics – while suggesting that its claims to various forms of autonomy may be excessive.

CIArb director general steps down

CIArb director general steps down

04 December 2019

Anthony Abrahams is retiring as director general of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators after eight years.

Spain beats bulk of another renewables claim

Spain beats bulk of another renewables claim

04 December 2019

A day after Spain secured a rare victory, it has emerged that an ICSID tribunal has rejected the bulk of another claim against the state over renewable energy reform – but ordered the parties to reach an agreement over compensation due for retroactive measures.

Chinese solar investors withdraw Greece claim

Chinese solar investors withdraw Greece claim

03 December 2019

Two Chinese manufacturers have withdrawn an UNCITRAL claim against Greece over the construction of a €204 million photovoltaic plant.