Laura Benedetto, Secretary General of the Florence Chamber of Commerce in Italy, speaks about expanding the Florentine disputes landscape, international mediation and educating the legal and business community on the range of processes available.
Facilitating Settlement – The Changing Role Of The Arbitrator
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 ›
Ask An Expert: Eric De Brabandere
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.
Why A GPC Event Is Like No Other Conference You’ve Attended
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 ›
Notes From The Paris GPC
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 ›
In Conversation With Michael McIlwrath
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.
What Is Holding Back Mediation In India?
I shall not mince words. In 1996, the word ‘mediation’ appeared in Indian statutory law for the first time. Cut to 2017, we are still waxing eloquent as to mediation being a ‘new’ alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism, and yet, it… Read More ›
Ask An Expert: Juan Antonio Ruiz
Juan Antonio Ruiz, Partner at Cuatrecasas in Barcelona, Spain, discusses a number of significant disputes trends, including hybrid clauses, online dispute resolution and the growth of mediation.
Lok Adalat: India’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism
Scholars and academics throughout the world have noted a spike in the popularity of alternative dispute resolution. Commercial contracts, sports, family disputes and even intellectual property rights disputes are now being resolved through arbitration, conciliation, mediation and/or negotiation. India has followed… Read More ›
Evolution Or Revolution? Are We Up For It?
In a wave of efforts by arbitral institutions to share more and more information with the arbitral community, we are in a better position than ever before to observe and compare what arbitral institutions are doing in response to users’… Read More ›