Premium article - July 26, 2012
On the eve of the Olympic opening ceremony in London, GAR considers the role the Court of Arbitration for Sport will play in resolving disputes arising from the games.
Premium article - June 29, 2012
Members of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration have taken their bows after concluding a series of workshops in which they acted out the stages of an international arbitration. Julia Peck, an associate with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in New York, reports on the final "acts", bringing to life post-hearing submissions, arbitrator deliberations and post-award discussions.
Premium article - June 12, 2012
When an ICSID tribunal allowed 60,000 Italian bondholders to bring a mass claim against Argentina over its sovereign debt restructuring last August, Greece was no doubt looking on with trepidation. As the country's political and economic future hangs in the balance, Kyriaki Karadelis considers the claims that could be brought against the nation that has undergone the largest debt write-down in history
Premium article - May 18, 2012
Brazil has come a long way in a short time in terms of arbitral development. Speakers at GAR Live Rio de Janeiro - our first event in the Americas - considered how it could do even better in the years to come and how the country's new role as a capital exporter has affected its approach to investment.
Premium article - April 27, 2012
Three decades after it was set up to defuse the Iranian hostage crisis, the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague is still arbitrating cases worth tens of billions of dollars. Sebastian Perry charts its impact on a generation of practitioners. Given the increasingly fractious relations between Washington and Tehran, the quiet longevity of the Iran-US Claims Tribunal is something of a marvel. For 31 years, a nine-member panel of US, Iranian and third-country arbitrators has resolved...
Premium article - March 28, 2012
Kristopher Kerstetter, a director of Mark Humphries Legal disputes boutique in London, argues that instructing the firm that negotiated a contract in the ensuing contractual dispute can have its downsides.
Premium article - March 13, 2012
Charles Adams, a partner at Akin Gump in Geneva, considers whether international arbitration lives up to its historical roots and traditional image.
Premium article - March 07, 2012
A roundtable that brought together funders, counsel and arbitrators explored the tangled web of issues that arise in third-party funded arbitrations - regarding control of the process, disclosure, conflicts and costs, to name but a few. Alison Ross reports
Premium article - March 06, 2012
With elections taking place in Belize tomorrow, GAR reports on what investors describe as "a pattern of anti-investor, anti-arbitration action" by the government, aimed partly at breaking down Lord Ashcroft's significant business interests in the country.
Premium article - March 05, 2012
In 2008, third-party funding in international arbitration was in its infancy. That year, GAR published snapshots of legislative change and case law relevant to third-party funding in seven jurisdictions (see Volume 3, Issue 1). Three years on, the time is ripe for a reappraisal.