Premium article - February 13, 2015
Russia's challenge to the Yukos awards has made the appropriate use of arbitral secretaries the issue of the day. An event in London convened by six young arbitration groups shone a light on the role they do and should play. Khaled Moyeed of Clyde & Co in London reports.
Premium article - February 09, 2015
A conference jointly organised by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the Institute for Energy Law reviewed recent trends in international arbitration of energy disputes and the growing phenomenon of arbitrator challenges based on "issue conflicts". Carlton Forbes of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Washington, DC, reports
Premium article - January 30, 2015
In a keynote speech in Amsterdam, Zachary Douglas argued that the arbitration community must revise its "social practices" and expectations, not its rules and guidelines, to address concerns about delay in the process and spiralling costs. Marc Krestin and Georgios Fasfalis of Linklaters report.
Premium article - January 16, 2015
A conference in Taipei last year addressed the selection of arbitrators - and how to deal with ones who are sleepy, ailing or confused - the potential conflict between international arbitration and public policy and the global enforcement of mediated settlement agreements. Alyson Joy Akoka of the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne reports.
Premium article - January 14, 2015
Investment arbitration is at a critical juncture, heard a German discussion forum that included a keynote speech from one of the field's pioneers, Christoph Schreuer of the University of Vienna. Sebastian Müller of King & Spalding in Frankfurt reports.