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2020 Sep 30

New Rules for a New World: Will COVID-19 Make International Arbitration Better, Faster and Cheaper?

On 30 September 2020, Chiann Bao and other authors of the 2019 book, The International Arbitration Rulebook: A Guide to Arbitral Regimes, to discuss the dramatic innovations that have become commonplace in international arbitration since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic - and whether those innovations will continue after the crisis subsides. Will international arbitration be changed on a permanent basis, and if so, will the changes be for the better? Topics will include virtual hearings, expedited procedures, and the increased use of submission agreements to commence international arbitration cases and dispositive motions to resolve them. The panel will also discuss the recent revisions to the LCIA Rules in this context.

When? 30/09/2020 (9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. ET)

Where? Webinar - Registration [HERE]

2020 Sep 25

7th Annual International Arbitration Lecture

The University of Roma Tre, together with UNIDROIT, will hold the 7th Annual International Arbitration Lecture, delivered by Ms Lucy Reed from Arbitration Chambers.  The topic of the lecture will be "Flying Solo: From Arthur Andersen, to Codes of Conduct, to Covid-19 Virtual Hearings".

The event is open to everyone online and is free of charge.

To register please e-mail: Instructions to join the Annual Lecture will be sent to all registered participants the day before the event.

2020 Sep 11

LCIA European Users' Council Symposium

A two-day symposium following the long established LCIA tradition of open forum discussion, based on topics submitted by delegates in advance of the event.

More information on the event can be accessed here.

2020 Sep 10

Swedish Arbitration Days

Panels consisting of prominent Swedish and international practitioners and academics will share their views and discuss, inter alia, the independence and impartiality of arbitrators, issues of transparency v. confidentiality, and corruption in international arbitration.

The biannual two-day conference will be held on 10-11 September 2020, at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.

For more information on the event, please click here.

2020 Sep 2

SIAC Congress 2020

More information on the event can be accessed here.

2020 Sep 1

6th Annual GAR Live Singapore

Attendees of this year's Annual GAR Live Singapore will hear specific techniques and approaches for successfully mediating within investor-state arbitrations, determine whether Singapore should be looking to innovate governing law, gain insight on cross-border award enforcement and join the GAR Live debate to decide whether SIAC rules should provide parties with the opportunity to appeal on a point of law.

We are proud to announce our Ms Chiann Bao will continue her tenure as co-chair of this event. For more information, please click here.