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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
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
A full recording of our GAR Interactive BITs event can be found here.
29 January 2021
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
A webinar hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and chaired by Kathryn Khamsi of Three Crowns looked at the importance of emissions trading systems for meeting commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change and the eventual role arbitration may play. Nicola Peart of Three Crowns reports.
12 January 2021
In a recent lecture, Loukas Mistelis of Queen Mary University of London addressed investors' perceptions of investor-state dispute settlement and lived up to his Greek heritage by advocating an "Aristotelean moral philosophical approach" to ISDS.
18 December 2020
A panel at GAR Interactive Africa discussed reasoning in arbitral awards, looking at the contrasting approaches taken in commercial and investment treaty arbitration and asking whether more could be done to ensure these decisions are being understood by the public.
15 December 2020
In the 35th Freshfields Arbitration Lecture – the first to be held virtually – LCIA director general Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof explored the impartiality and independence of arbitrators and the requirements of disclosure in light of the recent UK Supreme Court judgment in Halliburton v Chubb.
07 December 2020
"2020 will always be remembered as the year the Freshfields Lecture went virtual," said Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof, delivering the lecture last week, while Julian Lew QC and Sylvia Noury also reflected on this departure.
07 December 2020
The use of mediation in investor-state dispute settlement was explored during the first virtual pre-intersessional meeting of UNCITRAL Working Group III, as the group starts to focus on specific ISDS reform options.
02 December 2020
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