Sat.Jun 08, 2024

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Embracing the Human in Arbitration: A Look Back at ICCA Hong Kong 2024

Kluwer Arbitration

One month after the conclusion of the 26th ICCA Congress, we look back and reflect on this remarkable event in the narrative around international arbitration. This ICCA Congress had as its theme “International Arbitration: A Human Endeavour,” which highlighted arbitration as a human activity and the importance of arbitration in human society. The opening keynote by Bryan Garth set the tone for the Congress.

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LIDW 2024: Arbitral Institutions Congress

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Day 3 of the London International Disputes Week (“LIDW”) featured an extensive discussion (the “ Arbitral Institutions’ Congress ”) by representatives of various arbitral institutions at the historic Parliament Chamber at Middle Temple co-hosted by McNair, Clyde & Co, and Osborne Clarke. The present post summarises the discussions held during the event.

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LIDW 2024: Mass Litigation and the Courts of Europe and the UK: Have they Finally Found a Place to Call Home?

Kluwer Arbitration

The 2024 London International Disputes Week (“LIDW”) was stage to several discussions regarding mass litigations. This was definitely not by chance. Europe has been seeing an exponential rise in mass litigation, particularly in the last twenty years, where aspects arising from environmental, social and governance issues have started to become a trend worldwide.

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LIDW 2024: Rule of Law, Regulated Markets and Arbitration

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The fourth day (06 June) of 2024 London International Disputes Week (“LIDW”) tackled several complex issues in arbitration. This post will provide a brief overview of two such sessions, focusing on the rule of law in arbitration and on arbitration and regulations. These sessions provide a rather useful snippet into the complex challenges faced by the field of arbitration.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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LIDW 2024: How Can Investment Protection Contribute to the Energy Transition?

Kluwer Arbitration

On 6 June 2024, Hogan Lovells and Twenty Essex co-hosted a London International Disputes Week (“LIDW”) event on the topic “ How Can Investment Protection Contribute to the Energy Transition? “ The event brought together leading experts to discuss the intersection of investment law and the global shift towards sustainable energy. The discussions were held under the Chatham House Rule, with each panelist presenting his or her insights, followed by a moderated Q&A session.

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LIDW 2024: Arbitration and Enforcement Involving Sovereign States

Kluwer Arbitration

On the final day of London International Disputes Week 2024 (“LIDW”), LALIVE and Kobre & Kim hosted an event on arbitration and enforcement involving sovereign States. The panel of speakers comprised Andrew Stafford KC and Nicholas Surmacz of Kobre & Kim, as well as Sandrine Giroud and Marc Veit of LALIVE. They explored issues relating to the enforcement of arbitral awards against States and state-owned entities (“SOEs”) in the UK, Switzerland, and the world.