Conference coverage

Sunk costs as a remedy: sunken treasure or sunken hopes?

A panel hosted by Boies Schiller Flexner at Paris Arbitration Week considered potential issues and difficulties in using sunk costs as a valuation methodology for damages calculations in international arbitration. Sagar Gupta, an associate in the firm’s London office, reports.

04 April 2023

Queen Mary event looks at document production

An event at the School of International Arbitration of Queen Mary University of London looked at document production from both civil law and common law perspectives and featured insights from Alan Redfern, the inadvertent developer of the Redfern Schedule.

22 February 2023

Mourre calls for universal standard of disclosure

Former ICC Court president Alexis Mourre used a keynote speech at GAR Live Abu Dhabi to call for a single, universal standard for arbitrator disclosure based on objective and subjective perspectives.

20 February 2023

A new damages model for an uncertain world

In a keynote speech at GAR Live Damages, independent arbitrator Mark Kantor proposed a “creative valuation tool” to address increasingly disruptive uncertainties when assessing damages.

14 February 2023

Lord Hoffmann's second thoughts

As a high-profile challenge to one of his awards plays out in London, Lord Hoffmann has shared insights into his long career as a leading judge and international arbitrator, including cases on which he has had "second thoughts".

10 February 2023

2022 in review at McNair event in London

A London event hosted by McNair International reviewed the key decisions of 2022 concerning the English Arbitration Act 1996, investment treaty disputes, and public international law before the English courts. James McGlaughlin of McNair international and Charles Enderby Smith of Carter-Ruck report.

07 February 2023

The next 100 years of international law

To mark its centenary, the American Branch of the International Law Association hosted a weekend on what to expect in the next 100 years of international law.

06 February 2023

Energy disputes and war in Ukraine

A virtual panel hosted by Squire Patton Boggs considered potential energy disputes arising from the war in Ukraine. Olha Martynevych and Kateryna Shokalo, Ukrainian lawyers in the firm’s New York office, report.

24 January 2023

McLachlan describes "hidden world"

Much of arbitration law sheds little light on "the hidden world of arbitration" – the actual conduct of proceedings from request to award – Campbell McLachlan has argued in a lecture in Washington, DC.

12 January 2023

Youssef calls for "COP-27 moment" for arbitration

In a speech in Egypt, Karim Youssef called for a "COP-27 moment for arbitration", arguing that "the preservation of the good health and good functioning of global arbitration is a matter of global public interest."

19 December 2022

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