Conference coverage

The shifting roles of states and state entities

A joint symposium organised by the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration and the ICC explored the shifting roles of states and state entities in international arbitration and the challenges for counsel appearing for and against them. Michael Larrick, an LLM student at Queen Mary, reports.

11 May 2020

FILM: Justice Rohinton Nariman’s keynote speech at GAR Live India

Justice Rohinton Nariman – the “face of public confidence” in the Supreme Court in India – delivered the keynote speech at GAR Live India. A video of his speech is now available.

20 March 2020

“A thousand yearnings”: Do India’s reforms go far enough?

At GAR Live India in Delhi, a panel considered the country’s recent arbitration reforms and whether they represent a missed opportunity. Haaris Fazili of DMD Advocates reports.

20 March 2020

GAR Live India - in pictures

The second GAR Live India took place at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Delhi on 29 February. Photos of the event are now available.

09 March 2020

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

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