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Arbitrator Intelligence Ambassadors co-edit the forthcoming English-Spanish Bilingual book ‘Surviving in the Field of International Arbitration: War Stories and Lessons Learned’ published by Wolters Kluwer.

The book contains forty chapters written by leading practitioners —including several AI Ambassadors— covering hot topics about life as an arbitration practitioner and arbitrator, such us: handling oral pleadings and cross-examination; arbitrating on behalf of States; acting as arbitral secretary; writing your first arbitral award; dealing with tribunal deliberations; handling dissenting opinions; developing a personal brand; balancing work and life; promoting disruptive innovation; preparing for arbitration job interviews and managing coexistence challenges in law firms (e.g., dealing with the rat race, bullying, burnout, discrimination). Click on Read More to pre-order your copy.

Born v. Born: The Battle of Scholarly Citations in the Canadian Supreme Court’s Uber v. Heller Decision

Most individuals with involvement in international arbitration—as a scholar, practitioner, arbitrator, or as a brave student participating in a moot competition—have cited Gary Born for some legal principle. Indeed, sometimes this name is cited by opposing sides in support of their contrary legal arguments. While this has been a common practice among students and, in particular, Mooties, it now seems that a similar practice is reflected in the majority and dissenting opinions in the long-waited and important international arbitration decision, Uber v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16.

By |2020-08-04T00:03:11+00:00July 16th, 2020|Blog, Spotlight|0 Comments

Transparency and Data Analytics: The Keys to the Transformation of the ISDS Adjudicator Appointment Process

The ongoing global discussions on the reform of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system have been broad in scope and covered a wide range of concerns. As previously documented on this blog, the governments participating in the UNCITRAL Working Group III – ISDS Reform (WG III) have...

By |2020-07-16T13:59:53+00:00June 1st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Legal and Practical Aspects of Virtual Hearings During (and After?) the Pandemic: Takeaway From the SCC Online Seminar Series

Two recent online seminars, organised in the context of the Online Seminar Series of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), focused on the fast-track digitalisation into which the world of international arbitration is forced as a result of the pandemic.