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20 minutes | 2 days ago
Perspectives on arbitration rule updates from LCIA president and ICC president-elect
New York-based partner JP Duffy and London-based partner Simon Greer discuss key points from interviews with ICC President-Elect Claudia Salomon and LCIA President Paula Hodges QC, about the updated ICC and LCIA rules. The duo discuss the commonalities and differences in the institutions’ new approaches to issues such as: the use of technology in arbitrations; efficiency and flexibility; consolidation and multi-contract and multi-party proceedings; preventing disruption and delay; transparency; Tribunal secretaries; third-party funding; and data protection. To hear more about the updated ICC guidelines, listen to our previous podcast episode in which JP Duffy interviews the ICC’s Salomon. To hear more about the updated LCIA rules, listen to our previous podcast episode in which Ben Love interviews the LCIA’s Hodges. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
10 minutes | 10 days ago
A bitesize breakdown of BIMCO’s new law and arbitration clause
London-based partner Nick Austin explores the main drivers behind the Baltic and International Maritime Council’s (BIMCO) new law and arbitration clause, commenting on its multijurisdictional approach and the impact of the changes to the clause on the shipping industry. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
15 minutes | 23 days ago
Practical tips about the ICC’s expedited arbitration procedures
The ICC’s expedited procedure rules are used all around the world to resolve disputes. But when do the ICC’s expedited procedures apply? Will they speed up the process of getting an award? And what are their effects on costs? Partner Gautam Bhattacharyya and associate Victoria Spilkin share their views on the advantages, disadvantages of expedited processes -- from an implementation point of view. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
9 minutes | a month ago
International Arbitration in Hong Kong: 2020 in a nutshell
Partner Donald Sham and Associate Clara Fung discuss why 2020 was an encouraging year for Hong Kong as an international arbitration centre. Find out what advantages Hong Kong holds as an arbitral seat, and learn the impacts that newly introduced arrangements with Mainland China will have on the future of Hong Kong arbitration. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
22 minutes | 2 months ago
Paula Hodges QC discusses revised London Court of International Arbitration Rules
LCIA President Paula Hodges QC joins international arbitration lawyer Ben Love to discuss the LCIA’s most recent arbitration rules, which include revisions addressing remote proceedings and electronic communications, expedited procedures, consolidation and composite requests, tribunal secretaries, and early determination. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
28 minutes | 3 months ago
Perspectives on the updated International Chamber of Commerce guidelines with ICC President-Elect, Claudia Salomon
Hear international arbitration lawyer JP Duffy and Claudia Salomon, the ICC International Court of Arbitration’s president-elect, discuss new ICC guidelines relating to: joinders and consolidations; remote proceedings; third-party funding; representation; inequality of tribunal appointments; and expedited procedures. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Decommissioning disputes in the oil and gas industry
New York international arbitration counsel Ben Love discusses decommissioning in the upstream oil and gas industry with Chris Moyes, president, and Chris Moore, managing director, at global advisory and consulting firm Moyes & Co. The Q&A session covers: the evolution of decommissioning arrangements; prominent decommissioning models; various forms of decommissioning disputes; how issues can be avoided; and developments around decommissioning in joint operating agreements. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
15 minutes | 3 months ago
Conflict of jurisdictions in international arbitration: Resolving the forum
Partner Gautam Bhattacharyya and associate Catherine Lewis explore common circumstances that lead to conflicts over jurisdictions in international arbitration. Jurisdictional problems impact a whole range of entities (such as international firms operating in many jurisdictions) and contractual arrangements (such as multiple contracts that may overlap in time, geography and/or subject matter). The duo discuss what happens when a breach of arbitration agreements occurs, how to enforce arbitration agreements and whether this will be a continuing feature of international arbitration. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
24 minutes | 4 months ago
How international arbitration helps preserve life sciences collaboration agreements
New York-based partner JP Duffy and London-based partner Iqbal Hussain explore why international arbitration creates an environment where disputes can be brought without destroying business relationships. They discuss how alternative resolution is a contributing factor to long-term collaborations, in the second episode of our life sciences focused podcast miniseries. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
21 minutes | 4 months ago
Stories from the front line in international arbitration
Hear stories about how to best manage sub-optimal situations in international arbitration. Middle East Office Managing Partner Sachin Kerur and Dubai-based associates Jane Miles and Alison Eslick provide case studies of ‘arbitrations gone wrong,’ from non-forthcoming witnesses to the death of an arbitrator. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
15 minutes | 5 months ago
The Five Types of Arbitrators: Selecting the right one
Selecting the right arbitrator is critical to ensure that proceedings run smoothly and efficiently, and that a fair and well-reasoned outcome is reached. Dubai-based associate Alison Eslick explores how appointing the right arbitrator for your matter is perhaps more of an art than a science, and shares examples of five types of arbitrator you may come across when making your decision. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
17 minutes | 5 months ago
How has international arbitration changed in light of COVID-19?
In the first of our Arbitral Insights’ India-focused miniseries, two international dispute resolution lawyers discuss how COVID-19 has impacted arbitration in India, including: their own experiences of remote hearings; new best practices arbitrators are using; and what the future holds in terms of technological and other innovations in arbitration. Reed Smith international arbitration lawyer Gautam Bhattacharyya is joined by Shreyas Jayasimha, a counsel, arbitrator and mediator who is also founding partner of Aarna Law in Bangalore, India. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
18 minutes | 6 months ago
International Arbitration's benefits for the Life Sciences industry
Reed Smith partner JP Duffy discusses the benefits of using international arbitration to settle disputes in life sciences industries. This is the first session in an Arbitral Insights life sciences miniseries. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
18 minutes | 6 months ago
As International as it gets: Tips and takeaways from a complex cross-border SIAC arbitration
Join Reed Smith lawyers Gautam Bhattacharyya and Simon Greer as they discuss challenges and solutions in a recent Singapore International Arbitration Centre dispute, which included battles over disclosure and Redfern schedules. They discuss what made this international arbitration so “international” and highlight key takeaways from the case. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
14 minutes | 7 months ago
Top tips for drafting an arbitration clause
What can go wrong when companies draft poor arbitration clauses, and what are some best practices to avoid these mishaps? International arbitration lawyer Marine de Bailleul explores the key elements of a well-drafted arbitration clause (and their benefits), in our latest episode of Arbitral Insights. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
12 minutes | 7 months ago
Considering the draft code of conduct for adjudicators in investor-state dispute settlement
London-based international arbitration lawyer Lucy Winnington-Ingram explores the background and context surrounding the ICSID/UNCITRAL draft code of conduct for adjudicators; its likely effects; and future issues that are likely to arise. For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.
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