Category: International

Arbitration Conversation No. 56: Deborah Hylton, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 56: Deborah Hylton, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Deborah Hylton, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Deborah is...

By Deborah Hylton, Amy Schmitz
ICSID and UNCITRAL Release Version Two of the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Dispute author.

ICSID and UNCITRAL Release Version Two of the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Dispute

ICSID and UNCITRAL have just released an update to the draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Disputes. This...

By Stacie Strong
Supreme Court of Canada finds Uber Arbitration Clause is Unconscionable author.

Supreme Court of Canada finds Uber Arbitration Clause is Unconscionable

This article first appeared on Global Arbitration News by Baker McKenzie, here. In Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16 (“Uber v....

By Christina Doria, Brittany Shales
Canada – Non-party Witnesses Applying to Arbitrator to Quash Summonses Do Not Attorn to Jurisdiction author.

Canada – Non-party Witnesses Applying to Arbitrator to Quash Summonses Do Not Attorn to Jurisdiction

Despite extensive rights of appeal provided in BP’s and D’s agreement to arbitrate, Mr. Justice William S. Chalmers in Bergmanis v....

By Daniel Urbas
Arbitration Conversation No. 55: Jan Martinez, Director, Gould ADR Program, Stanford Law School author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 55: Jan Martinez, Director, Gould ADR Program, Stanford Law School

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Janet Martinez, Director, Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program; Director, Gould Alternative...

By Janet Martinez, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 11 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 11

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about advice for holding...

By Deborah Hylton, Marsha Ternus, Michael Pitton, Amy Schmitz
Call for Participation in Questionnaire for the Cross-Institutional Task Force on Gender Diversity in Arbitral Appointments and Proceedings author.

Call for Participation in Questionnaire for the Cross-Institutional Task Force on Gender Diversity in Arbitral Appointments and Proceedings

Women who have served or are serving as arbitrators are invited to participate in a questionnaire regarding their experiences, with...

By Stacie Strong
Arbitration Conversation No. 54: Canadian Arbitrator Myriam M. Seers, Senior Associate at Torys LLP author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 54: Canadian Arbitrator Myriam M. Seers, Senior Associate at Torys LLP

In this episode of The Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Myriam Seers, an experienced arbitrator and Vice-Chair of the ICC Canada...

By Myriam Seers, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Jurisdiction Involves Whether Arbitrator has Authority to Make Inquiry, Not the Answer to the Inquiry author.

Canada – Jurisdiction Involves Whether Arbitrator has Authority to Make Inquiry, Not the Answer to the Inquiry

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. In Parc-IX Limited v. The Manufacturer’s Life Insurance Company, 2021 ONSC 1252, Mr....

By Daniel Urbas
Arbitration Conversation No. 53: Canadian Arbitrator Janet Walker author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 53: Canadian Arbitrator Janet Walker

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Janet Walker, an independent arbitrator with chambers at Arbitration Place in...

By Janet Walker, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation Episode 52: Graham Ross, Head Of International Marketing at Smartsettle.com author.

Arbitration Conversation Episode 52: Graham Ross, Head Of International Marketing at Smartsettle.com

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Graham Ross, Head Of International Marketing at Smartsettle Resolutions Inc. and...

By Graham Ross, Amy Schmitz
Right to a Physical Hearing Project: The Release of 20 New Reports Reinforces Core Trends and Important Divergences author.

Right to a Physical Hearing Project: The Release of 20 New Reports Reinforces Core Trends and Important Divergences

Several months ago, Co-editors Giacomo Rojas Elgueta, James Hosking and Yasmine Lahlou, in collaboration with ICCA, released a number of...

By Stacie Strong
Canada – Arbitrator Has Jurisdiction/Obligation to Decide Recusal Even Absent Express Grant of Authority to Do So author.

Canada – Arbitrator Has Jurisdiction/Obligation to Decide Recusal Even Absent Express Grant of Authority to Do So

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. In Syndicat des employés du CISSSMO, section locale 3247 v. Murray, 2021 QCCS...

By Daniel Urbas
PRC Court Sets Aside Cryptocurrency Award on Public Interest Grounds author.

PRC Court Sets Aside Cryptocurrency Award on Public Interest Grounds

This article first appeared on Arbitration Notes by Herbert Smith Freehills, here. Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court has ordered that an...

By Helen Tang, Anthony Crockett, Briana Young
Article 12(9) of new ICC Rules: is party autonomy really being eroded? author.

Article 12(9) of new ICC Rules: is party autonomy really being eroded?

First published on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. The principle of party autonomy is expressed and enshrined in...

By Ruth Hosking
Arbitration Conversation No. 51: Tanya Venter, Director of Tokiso Dispute Resolution in South Africa author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 51: Tanya Venter, Director of Tokiso Dispute Resolution in South Africa

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Tanya Venter advocate of the High Court and a member of...

By Tanya Venter, Amy Schmitz
The Psychology and Neuroscience Applied to Arbitration – The Next Top Model author.

The Psychology and Neuroscience Applied to Arbitration – The Next Top Model

Social Psychology studies how people think, feel, and behave (Robbennlot, Jennifer K and Sternlight, Jean R. Psychology for Lawyers, Understanding...

By Rosa María Abdelnour Granados
Arbitration Conversation No. 50: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR.com author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 50: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR.com

In this special 50th episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR.com and former...

By Chittu Nagarajan, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 9 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 9

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about witness examinations during...

By Julie Hopkins, Rachel Goedken, Linda Michler, Amy Schmitz
Canada – ‘Only Logical to Modernize’ New York Convention ‘Agreement in Writing’ to Include Text/E-Mail Exchange author.

Canada – ‘Only Logical to Modernize’ New York Convention ‘Agreement in Writing’ to Include Text/E-Mail Exchange

This article first appeared in Urbas Arbitral, here. In Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd. v. TSM Winny AG Ltd., 2020 SKQB 348,...

By Daniel Urbas
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Rule Amendments Greenlight OArb author.

International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Rule Amendments Greenlight OArb

Effective March 1, 2021, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) amended a number of its International Dispute Resolution Procedures....

By Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 49: Michael Waibel, Professor of international law, University of Vienna author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 49: Michael Waibel, Professor of international law, University of Vienna

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Michael Waibel, Professor of international law at the University of Vienna....

By Michael Waibel, Amy Schmitz
Canada – ‘State of the Current Case Law’ Justifies Leave to Appeal Raising Autonomy of Agreement to Arbitrate author.

Canada – ‘State of the Current Case Law’ Justifies Leave to Appeal Raising Autonomy of Agreement to Arbitrate

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. Referring to the ‘state of the current case law’, Mr. Justice Frédéric...

By Daniel Urbas
ICSID Releases Statistics For Record Year 2020 author.

ICSID Releases Statistics For Record Year 2020

This article was first published on Herbert Smith Freehills Arbitration Notes, here. The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes...

By Andrew Cannon, Vanessa Naish, Jerome Temme
Arbitration Conversation 48: Hafez Virjee, President and Co-Founder of Delos Dispute Resolution author.

Arbitration Conversation 48: Hafez Virjee, President and Co-Founder of Delos Dispute Resolution

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Hafez Virjee, President and Co-Founder of Delos Dispute Resolution (https://delosdr.org​) https://youtu.be/rNU4WBNU6Oo

By Hafez Virjee, Amy Schmitz
African Arbitration Association Launches The African Arbitration Atlas author.

African Arbitration Association Launches The African Arbitration Atlas

The African Arbitration Association has just published the African Arbitration Atlas, which constitutes a free online resource including African arbitration and a...

By Stacie Strong
Canada – Enforcing Award’s Remedy Excludes Substituting Court’s Own Remedy author.

Canada – Enforcing Award’s Remedy Excludes Substituting Court’s Own Remedy

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. In Abittan v. Wilcox, 2020 ONSC 6836, Mr. Justice Frederick L. Myers reiterated...

By Daniel Urbas
The Presidents and Arbitration: From Washington to Biden: An Update author.

The Presidents and Arbitration: From Washington to Biden: An Update

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) blog, here. I’m again updating my 2016 blog post on the...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 47:  Ludvig Hambraeus of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 47: Ludvig Hambraeus of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Ludvig Hambraeus, Policy & Public Affairs Executive with the Chartered Institute...

By Ludvig Hambraeus, Amy Schmitz
The New ICC Arbitration Rules author.

The New ICC Arbitration Rules

This article first appeared on Morrison & Foerster Client Alerts, here. The International Chamber of Commerce (the ICC) has hit the...

By Chiraag Shah, Gemma Anderson, Pietro Grassi, Matthew Rodin

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