- August 2, 2018
Dispute resolution along the Belt and Road: what does the future hold?
Since its launch in 2013, China’s high-profile Belt and Road Initiative has gained considerable momentum. This blog considers the types of disputes likely to emerge from the initiative and the extent to which the recent efforts to “internationalise” its domestic dispute resolution mechanisms will help China capitalise on dispute resolution work arising from the Belt … Continue reading Dispute resolution along the Belt and Road: what does the future hold? →
- December 7, 2016
Witness preparation in international arbitration: where to start and where to stop?
There is now a broad consensus across the common and civil law divide that it is permissible in international arbitration for counsel to prepare a fact witness for the purpose of giving evidence to the arbitral tribunal. However, considerable differences still exist as to what constitutes permissible “witness preparation”, under arbitration laws and within ethical … Continue reading Witness preparation in international arbitration: where to start and where to stop? →
- April 5, 2016
If you aim at the king, don’t miss: the challenge of arbitrator challenges
One of the characteristics that makes arbitration so popular is the ability of the parties to choose their arbitrators, but with that comes the right to challenge the other side’s chosen arbitrator. In some cases, the challenging party may have genuine concerns over the independence and impartiality of the chosen arbitrator. In others, the challenge … Continue reading If you aim at the king, don’t miss: the challenge of arbitrator challenges →