Conference coverage

GAR Live Lookback: Schneider on lessons from history and diversity

Michael Schneider, a founding partner of Swiss firm Lalive, delivered a keynote address at GAR Live Construction Disputes 2019 discussing lessons practitioners can learn from history and diversity and how the field has changed since he began his career.

05 March 2020

GAR Live Abu Dhabi - in pictures

Photos from the latest GAR Live Abu Dhabi can be found here.

03 February 2020

Has the game changed for China-related arbitration?

At an event in Singapore, a panel of practitioners considered whether recent legal developments in Asia constitute a turning point for arbitration involving China. Charles Tian of WongPartnership in Singapore reports.

23 January 2020

PCA hosts launch of Hague Rules for business and human rights disputes

An event at the Permanent Court of Arbitration marked the launch of the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration. Fabio Santacroce and Caterina Benini of ArbLit in Milan report.

20 January 2020

GAR Live Singapore - in pictures

Pictures of the 5th annual GAR Live Singapore can be found here.

17 December 2019

Douglas warns against “siege mentality”

In a keynote speech in Prague, Australian arbitrator Zachary Douglas QC of Matrix Chambers argued that although investment arbitration is under constant attack, the arbitration community should not focus on external threats to the system but rather deal with the serious problems of its own making. Jaroslav Kudrna and Anna Bilanová of the Czech Ministry of Finance report.

16 December 2019

The pendulum has swung back

In the latest Freshfields lecture, French arbitrator Brigitte Stern has warned that the pendulum has swung back from international dispute resolution to state sovereignty – posing an existential threat to investor-state dispute settlement as we know it.

06 December 2019

GAR Live Women in Arbitration — in pictures

Photos from GAR Live Women in Arbitration can be found here.

06 December 2019

How can women secure leading roles?

At the inaugural GAR Live Women in Arbitration, panellists discussed what steps women can take to secure lead counsel and arbitrator roles.

06 December 2019

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

Photos for the 6th annual GAR Live Frankfurt can be found here.

05 December 2019

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