- October 23, 2020
The future is now: what arbitration will look like after the pandemic
It is now six months since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold outside China and brought legal proceedings to a grinding halt. What is remarkable, in retrospect, is how quickly courts reopened their doors , not physically, but electronically, through ‘remote’ hearings. Arbitrations, too, have continued in many cases, and the LCIA has just issued a … Continue reading The future is now: what arbitration will look like after the pandemic →
- July 19, 2019
The nine commandments: international arbitration and the environment
Arbitration means flexibility, or so we are always told. But flexibility to do what? To fly around the world attending multiple meetings in remote locations? To create huge bundles of documents for hearings and insist that a full cast of witnesses attend too? It sometimes seems that way.