Conference coverage

Chorzów Factory case under the spotlight in Lalive Lecture

The latest Lalive Lecture saw Pierre-Marie Dupuy analyse the judgment in the Chorzów Factory case and argue that the reparation principles relied on by arbitral tribunals in international investment disputes are often misunderstood. Vincent Reynaud and Maël Deschamps of Lalive report.

27 October 2022

ASA-AFA event compares Geneva and Paris as international seats

A joint conference of the Swiss and French Arbitration Associations looked at what makes these jurisdictions "arbitration friendly" and considered the future of Geneva and Paris as arbitration seats.

26 October 2022

Young ICCA brings “shark tank” to Edinburgh

The recent ICCA Congress in Edinburgh showcased the work of Young ICCA in a number of ways, including through an innovative "shark tank" in which five young practitioners were given up to five minutes each to pitch what they considered to be the most significant decision in international commercial arbitration since the last ICCA Congress in Sydney in 2018.

21 October 2022

Bishop on the psychology of persuasion

In a speech at GAR Live New York, Doak Bishop shared advice on how to psychologically persuade through advocacy.

17 October 2022

Singapore's plans unmasked in interview with minister

On the day that Singaporeans were permitted to unmask inside for the first time since the pandemic, Lucy Reed interviewed Singapore's minister of home affairs and minister for law K Shanmugam SC about the city-state's future as a leading arbitration centre.

14 October 2022

Landau: is it time for a rethink?

A SIAC Symposium panel chaired by leading Singapore-based silk Toby Landau asked whether fundamental changes to arbitration will be needed as a result of world events and the emergence of new types of disputes – including more inquisitorial and proactive tribunals, new classes of experts or more specialised arbitrators.

14 October 2022

Inter-Pacific event predicts “great opportunities for change”

The Inter-Pacific Bar Association Arbitration Day in Singapore saw more than 100 delegates gather to discuss how international arbitration in the region has fared during the pandemic and will fare in future.

14 October 2022

Sleepless nights over sanctions

A conference organised by the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) considered economic sanctions and the many ways they can affect international arbitration and cause “sleepless nights” for practitioners. Chloé Terrapon Chassot of Walder Wyss reports.

12 October 2022

DIS names corporate counsel as new secretary general

The German Arbitration Institute, or DIS, has appointed Siemens in-house counsel Ramona Schardt as its new secretary general to replace Francesca Mazza.

05 October 2022

Sands shifts chambers in London

Philippe Sands KC has left Matrix Chambers, the London barristers' chambers he co-founded more than two decades ago, to join 11 King's Bench Walk.

03 October 2022

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