One of the most valuable aspects of the GPC is the rich amount of data it accumulates. A recently published article in the Fordham International Law Journal analyses the data of the 2016 GPCs in terms of the parties’ interest… Read More ›
Eric De Brabandere, Professor of International Dispute Settlement at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University and Attorney-at-Law at Lexlitis Ghent, discusses legal education, international dispute settlement and the rise of international arbitration.
At a recent conference in Hong Kong, attendees were asked about how to improve the dispute resolution process for all parties. Data generated from a live, technology-enabled poll of the audience led to a thought-provoking discussion on the priorities and limitations… Read More ›
Mark Appel, an independent international Arbitrator, Mediator, Consultant and Trainer, discusses online dispute resolution (ODR), cybersecurity and the impact of technology on the dispute resolution process.
With around half of the Global Pound Conference (GPC) events now behind us, well over a thousand delegates have experienced for themselves attending a GPC event. So what’s it like? Put simply, the experience is unlike any other dispute resolution conference… Read More ›
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in all aspects of our lives. Digitalisation has transformed the way we communicate, work, access information and consume goods. However, while making many things easier, the use of technology also creates new problems… Read More ›
While key elements of confidentiality are important to commercial arbitration and mediation, many aspects of the process are needlessly shielded from transparency, and as a result preclude awareness, understanding and confidence. Increasingly one sees that greater insight into arbitration and… Read More ›
The year of 2016 scored the highest number (20,237) of civil mediation agreements ever reached in Italy. But with a rate of success of 11%, much lower than in 2011 (16%). What could be the possible reasons for this? Mediation belongs… Read More ›
The Paris GPC drew a huge crowd, with approximately 300 attendees, and was jam packed with discussions from 8am until 8pm. Taking place during Paris Arbitration Week, with numerous events held across the French capital, there was a strong emphasis on arbitration alongside other… Read More ›
Michael McIlwrath, Global Chief Litigation Counsel for GE Oil & Gas, speaks to the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy about global trends, key challenges, and the future of dispute resolution.