Premium article - January 13, 2015
As practitioners awaited the outcome of the European Commission's public consultation on investor-state dispute settlement, Nikos Lavranos told GAR about the work of his organisation, EFILA, to counter negative portrayals of ISDS by European politicians and the media and its inaugural conference in London in 10 days' time. Based in Brussels, EFILA stands for the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration. The group was launched on 1 July last year - backed by leading law firms and...
Premium article - May 06, 2014
Sebastian Perry interviews Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel about his long career as an international arbitrator, what he thinks about recent efforts to regulate counsel conduct, and the future of investment treaties. In a legal career spanning 50 years, German arbitrator Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel has acquired a reputation for formidable efficiency. He's often listed among the top 10 busiest arbitrators on high-value cases, most commonly in demand as tribunal chair. As the originator of "the Böckstiegel Method"...
Premium article - March 26, 2014
An event in Houston saw US arbitrator Charles N Brower interviewed by his son about his long career in international arbitration, his response to critics of the system, and his legacy. Benjamin Jones, an associate at Jones Day in San Francisco, reports.
Premium article - November 15, 2013
Sebastian Perry interviews the incoming chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre about her plans for the institution and the need for more government funding to promote arbitration in the region.
Premium article - October 07, 2013
GAR interviews SCC secretary general Annette Magnusson, about Sweden's arbitral landscape, 10 years of Stockholm University's arbitration LLM, and why she believes institutional values will always trump guidelines.
Premium article - June 13, 2013
GAR's sister publication Indian Lawyer 250 interviews Promod Nair, partner at J Sagar Associates in Bangalore, about his recent appointment to the LCIA Court and his views on the current state of Indian arbitration.
Premium article - May 16, 2013
Arnold & Porter picked up a prize at the 2013 GAR Awards in Bogotá for "large international arbitration practice that impressed". GAR interviews practice head Paolo Di Rosa and partner Jean Kalicki about the firm's successes.
Premium article - February 11, 2013
Sebastian Perry interviews leading US arbitrator Charles N Brower.
Premium article - May 10, 2012
GAR interviews Columbia Law School professor George Bermann about the growth in graduate courses on international arbitration, the demands of his role as chief reporter of the American Law Institute's Restatement, and the "cataclysmic" implications of the Chevron v Ecuador case.
Premium article - December 05, 2011
The first of a series of Proust questionnaires provides unique insights into the life and loves of Allen & Overy partner and co-chair of the International Bar Association arbitration committee, Judith Gill QC.