Premium article - 07 June 2019
Queen Mary University of London has launched its ninth annual international arbitration survey, which will focus on construction disputes.
16 May 2019
Dubai, Stockholm and São Paulo have so far attracted the fewest responses in GAR's Seat Index, survey but Cairo and Kuala Lumpur are not far behind. Only Vienna is doing well ...
Premium article - 05 April 2019
Readers are invited to help GAR evaluate six new seats - Cairo, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, São Paulo, Stockholm and Vienna - for the GAR-CIArb Seat Index.
Premium article - 14 December 2017
Four years after GAR published his first study of damages and costs in investment treaty arbitration, Allen & Overy partner Matthew Hodgson has produced a second edition, this time with associate Alastair Campbell. The study shows tribunal approaches have become more predictable and rigorous but that party costs and damages claimed are also on the rise.
18 October 2017
Time is running out to have your say on who gets an AAA, AA, or A rating in the GAR-CIArb index of seats. The survey uses the CIArb's "London Principles" as a yardstick.
04 October 2017
Readers are invited to help with an ‘index’ of seats, to be published next year. Have your say on who gets an AAA, AA, or A rating! The survey uses the CIArb's "London Principles" as a yardstick.
Premium article - 10 April 2017
In an effort to respond to the needs of companies using international arbitration, arbitral institutions are accommodating an increased wish by parties for expedited proceedings and sole member tribunals and are appointing women arbitrators with greater frequency, says research from White and Case – but improvements are still needed on time and cost.
Premium article - 09 January 2017
In a survey by Berwin Leighton Paisner, 56% of participants said they consider diversity when drawing up shortlists of potential candidates for appointment as arbitrators but over 80% still thought there are too many white, male arbitrators and over 60% that there are too many from Western Europe or North America.
Premium article - 21 November 2016
UPDATED. The latest Queen Mary survey – conducted with law firm Pinsent Masons – shows that technology, media and telecoms parties tend to litigate their disputes but see the potential for international arbitration, especially with specialised arbitrators.
Premium article - 22 September 2016
LINK ADDED. A newly-published report examines reception of the IBA soft law instruments relating to international arbitration, finding that the guidelines on conflicts of interest are the most widely used around the world, followed by the rules of evidence and the relatively new guidelines on party representation.