- September 10, 2020
Mind the gap: ex parte applications to the court an unwelcome lacuna in the new LCIA Rules
On 11 August 2020, the LCIA published the first update to its arbitration rules since 2014. The 2020 Rules are not a wholesale rewrite of the 2014 Rules, but rather a set of amendments designed to address gaps in the 2014 Rules, and to ensure that the rules remain up to date and fit for … Continue reading Mind the gap: ex parte applications to the court an unwelcome lacuna in the new LCIA Rules →
- February 10, 2020
Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration and the challenges facing the rules
On 12 December 2019, the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration were launched at the Peace Palace in the Hague. With human rights billed as the “oxygen of humanity” by the keynote speaker, Dr Bahia Tahzib-Lie (the Netherlands’ Human Rights Ambassador), the Rules offer a dispute resolution mechanism which could significantly improve the … Continue reading Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration and the challenges facing the rules →
- April 8, 2019
Towards a brave new world: facilitating the use of technology in international arbitration: a commentary on the IBA Arb40 Subcommittee’s “Technology Resources for Arbitration Practitioners” project
Technology has a thorny reputation in arbitration circles. Practitioners distrust it, clients don’t want to pay for it and tribunals often prefer paper. All of this adds up to many hours at the photocopier and late-night bundle-checking for the more junior members of the team.
- December 7, 2018
Cybersecurity after Brexit: the arbitration perspective
Introduction It is generally accepted that Brexit will not affect the conduct of arbitration claims in London as much as other areas of law. The legal framework of arbitration in the UK is not governed by EU law and it has the benefit of the New York Convention ensuring ongoing enforceability of arbitral awards.