Disputes don’t get quarantined: indeed, COVID-19 has given rise to numerous commercial and corporate disputes around the globe, while at the same time reducing possibilities to meet in person to resolve these disputes, and thwarting proceedings that have already begun.
Can arbitration as an established procedure for the resolution of international disputes ‘go online’ while preserving its promise of reliable and enforceable results?
Join the live debate on the most important legal challenges and best practice responses to this question, including discussion of:
Validity and enforceability of the arbitral award
Right to be heard and ordre public: online hearings as “hearings” in legal terms
Assuring consent of the parties to online proceedings
Arbitral tribunals’ powers to order online hearings absent party consent
Specific online “guerrilla tactics” and possible sanctions
Taking evidence online
Best online practices to safeguard the arbitration procedure and the award
Featuring leading international arbitration scholars and practitioners:
Niuscha Bassiri Hanotiau & van den Berg, U Miami Law School, ICHEC
Gary F. Bell National University of Singapore
Franco Ferrari NYU School of Law
Andreas Hacke zhmp, University of Oxford
Stefan Kröll Bucerius Law School
Maxi Scherer WilmerHale, Queen Mary University of London
Christopher To Gilt Chambers, City University of Hong Kong
Dominik Ziegenhahn Raschke von Knobelsdorff Heiser, CEAC
Featuring short presentations by panellists followed by moderated discussion and Q&A.