Conference coverage

How states are flexing their muscles in ISDS

States are progressively flexing their muscles and seeking to regain the primary role in the investment law-making and dispute resolution processes, said Loukas Mistelis at the latest EFILA conference.

15 March 2021

WATCH: GAR Interactive DACH

A full recording of our GAR Interactive DACH event can be found here.

08 March 2021

The march of the "cobots"

Online hearings and video conferences have become the “new normal” in international arbitration since the pandemic started - but are we ready for robot arbitrators and predictive analytics? The Milan Chamber of Arbitration looked at how developments in artificial intelligence are impacting international arbitration and the potential for collaborative use of "cobots".

02 March 2021

EU will interfere with commercial arbitration, Volterra warns

After putting paid to intra-EU BITs, it is only a matter of time before the European Commission begins interfering with commercial arbitration, Robert Volterra warned in a keynote speech at GAR Interactive DACH.

26 February 2021

Energy disputes in times of global pandemic

The ITA-IEL-ICC joint conference on international energy arbitration considered the future of the energy industry and the challenges the industry faces during the covid-19 pandemic. Maria Slobodchikova of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York reports.

24 February 2021

What can arbitration expect from the green revolution?

The global move to renewable energy will bring a wave of disputes requiring new damages models and featuring more environmental counterclaims, according to a panel at GAR Interactive Energy.

22 February 2021

How to get the best out of damages experts

A panel at GAR Interactive Damages discussed the role of experts in presenting damages in arbitration – debating the appearance of bias, the use of joint reports and how proactive a tribunal should be.

16 February 2021

The art of the settlement

A panel at GAR Interactive BITs shared their experiences of successfully settling investor-state disputes – and asked whether any common lessons could be learned.

05 February 2021

WATCH: GAR Interactive BITs

A full recording of our GAR Interactive BITs event can be found here.

29 January 2021

Liability of arbitrators in the Americas

Practitioners discussed arbitrator liability, disclosure and diversity at the first-ever virtual Americas Workshop hosted by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and Latin American Association of Arbitration. María Paz Lestido of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Washington, DC reports.

21 January 2021

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