Category: O-Arb

The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions author.

The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions

This article first appeared on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. One day short of April Fool’s Day this...

By Hanna Azkiya
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland author.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland

This article first appeared on Global Arbitration News by Baker McKenzie, here. With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in...

By Valentina Hirsiger, Lukas Frommelt
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 12 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 12

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about hiring a third...

By Marsha Ternus, Deborah Hylton, Michael Pitton, Amy Schmitz
Plenty of Phish in the Sea: Cybersecurity and the Revised IBA Rules on Evidence author.

Plenty of Phish in the Sea: Cybersecurity and the Revised IBA Rules on Evidence

This article was first published on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. It is a trite but a...

By Sebastiano Nessi, Simon Demaurex
Arbitration Conversation No 60: Wendy Gonzales, Founder of Cyberarb author.

Arbitration Conversation No 60: Wendy Gonzales, Founder of Cyberarb

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Wendy Gonzales, Founder of Cyberarb (the Initiative for Cybersecurity in International...

By Wendy Gonzales, Amy Schmitz
What is Arbitration, Anyway? author.

What is Arbitration, Anyway?

Many years ago, I conducted focus groups in Denver, Colorado, asking consumers to discuss their understanding of arbitration. Nearly all...

By Amy Schmitz
Remember the FINRA Case Where the Broker Challenged a Zoom Hearing Ordered Over His Objection? It’s Been Awarded author.

Remember the FINRA Case Where the Broker Challenged a Zoom Hearing Ordered Over His Objection? It’s Been Awarded

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA), here. The arbitration underlying a suit challenging a FINRA Panel’s authority to...

By George Friedman
Snapshot on Cybersecurity from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration author.

Snapshot on Cybersecurity from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration

Measuring the impact of the Covid-19 global pandemic in the International Arbitration field was not an easy task. However, it...

By Cemre Kadioglu, Carolina Mauro, Wendy Gonzales
Appeals Court Affirms Employer’s Ability to Compel Arbitration in Massachusetts author.

Appeals Court Affirms Employer’s Ability to Compel Arbitration in Massachusetts

This article first appeared on Ogletree Deakins insights, here. Mandatory arbitration clauses for employment disputes have received a great deal...

By Rachel Mandel, Laurielle Howe
Arbitrator “Intelligence” and the Mysterious Brown M&M author.

Arbitrator “Intelligence” and the Mysterious Brown M&M

When Arbitrator Intelligence promised to increase transparency, accountability, and diversity in arbitrator selection, it was celebrated as a welcome innovation....

By Katherine Simpson
Arbitration of Digital Disputes in Smart Contracts and The Release of The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules from The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce author.

Arbitration of Digital Disputes in Smart Contracts and The Release of The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules from The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce

This article first appeared on Arbitration Notes by Herbert Smith Freehills, here. On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce...

By Craig Tevendale, Chris Parker, Dorothy Livingston, Vanessa Naish, Charlie Morgan
COVID-19’s Continued Impact on ADR Providers: The Key Institutions Update Us on Plans for the Future author.

COVID-19’s Continued Impact on ADR Providers: The Key Institutions Update Us on Plans for the Future

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog here. The COVID-19 pandemic hit all Americans in many...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 57: Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 57: Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada. Julie has decided...

By Julie Hopkins, Amy Schmitz
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
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
Prehearing Issues Raised by Virtual Hearings of FINRA Arbitrations author.

Prehearing Issues Raised by Virtual Hearings of FINRA Arbitrations

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has made significant changes to the arbitration process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

By Joel Everest, Josh Jones
Virtual v. In-Person Hearings in a COVID World and Beyond author.

Virtual v. In-Person Hearings in a COVID World and Beyond

Prior to the pandemic, virtual hearings for labor-management arbitration and mediation were rarely used. Since the start of the pandemic...

By Joshua Javits
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
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
Five Lessons Learned From My First Virtual Arbitration—Including Be Sure to Wear Sunscreen author.

Five Lessons Learned From My First Virtual Arbitration—Including Be Sure to Wear Sunscreen

This article first eppared on the JAMS ADR Blog, here. I just finished my first virtual arbitration, which involved a...

By Adrienne Publicover
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 Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 8 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 8

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

By Rachel Goedken, Amy Schmitz
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 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

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