Conference coverage

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

GAR Live Atlanta: in pictures

Photos for the 2nd GAR Live Atlanta, held at the Atlanta Centre for Mediation and Arbitration at Georgia State University College of Law, are now available.

04 December 2019

Bermann on commercial arbitration and its critics

In a keynote address at GAR Live Atlanta, Columbia Law School professor George A Bermann argued that international commercial arbitration is well-placed to answer attacks from its critics – while suggesting that its claims to various forms of autonomy may be excessive.

04 December 2019

How to deal with economic sanctions

A panel at GAR Live Vienna considered the impact of economic sanctions on international arbitration, including whether arbitrators have a duty to enforce sanctions, defences based on force majeure and the difficulties faced by institutions in taking payment of fees.

02 December 2019

GAR Live Vienna - in pictures

Photos from the 3rd Annual GAR Live Vienna can be found here.

02 December 2019

Hanotiau on an arbitrator’s duty

In a keynote address at GAR Live Paris, Bernard Hanotiau considered the duty of an arbitrator and what delivering justice means in international arbitration.

28 November 2019

GAR Live Paris – in pictures

Photos of the 7th annual GAR Live Paris are now available.

28 November 2019

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