India’s arbitration rollercoaster in 2020

Nicholas Lingard and Rohit Bhat of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Singapore consider key developments in Indian arbitration in 2020.

29 January 2021

Where does Brexit leave investment protection?

In the wake of the UK-EU trade deal, practitioners say questions remain over the investment protections in the agreement and the fate of the UK’s bilateral investments treaties with EU member states.

14 January 2021

The coronavirus: what impact?

GAR considers the impact of the coronavirus on international arbitration and how it might change the way cases are conducted.

07 March 2020

Cocorico! – French approach to the OIC Treaty gives cause to crow

Hamid Gharavi of Derains & Gharavi in Paris explains how French arbitration law and courts enable parties instituting arbitrations under the OIC treaty to avoid a denial of justice.

21 February 2020

Human rights in ISDS: where are we now?

More than two years ago, the ICSID tribunal in Urbaser v Argentina made significant findings on the role of international human rights law in investment treaty arbitration. Iain Maxwell and Caitlin Eaton of Herbert Smith Freehills in London look at how subsequent tribunals have responded to human rights and environmental considerations.

03 July 2019

Tribunal dynamics: making the best of an arranged marriage

Tribunals don’t come together of their own choosing – rather like an arranged marriage, the arbitrators are brought together by others in expectation that they will co-operate and “produce something”, Michael Moser told GAR Live Hong Kong yesterday. How do you ensure the marriage works?

19 October 2017

ISDS v Trump and the EU

Gathering hostility to investor-state dispute resolution in the West is now beginning to be reflected in the deals the US and EU are negotiating with their major trading partners. But it’s still not clear whether the alternatives are viable, Tom Jones and Douglas Thomson report.

27 September 2017

Singapore’s Success

After years of dogged effort, there’s now no longer any doubt that Singapore has achieved its dream of becoming a major arbitration hub. As GAR completes its fourth event in the city, the city-state is attracting attention from outside institutions, while emerging into investment arbitration and a leader in third-party funding. Here’s a round-up of the latest Singapore news

27 September 2017

Cuba libre – but with investment protection

12 November 2015

Could haze in Asia give rise to treaty claims?

30 October 2015

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