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Women in Arbitration - International Arbitration: Going green for good?

Women in Arbitration - International Arbitration: Going green for good?

April 22, 2021

To coincide with World Earth Day 2021, the third instalment of our “Women in Arbitration” podcast miniseries focuses on the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, an initiative to raise awareness of the international arbitration community’s carbon footprint and encourage a move toward greener arbitrations.

London-based senior international arbitration associate Victoria Spilkin invites Maguelonne de Brugiere, a member of the Campaign’s Steering Committee, to discuss the campaign’s aims, successes, and top tips for those in the arbitral community wanting to support this green initiative.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

Women in Arbitration - Hear from the ICSID Secretary General on her career path and updates to the ICSID/UNCITRAL draft code of conduct

Women in Arbitration - Hear from the ICSID Secretary General on her career path and updates to the ICSID/UNCITRAL draft code of conduct

April 7, 2021

Meg Kinnear, secretary general of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), discusses her background, the importance of mentors and female arbitrators, and updates to the ICSID/UNCITRAL draft code of conduct. London-based counsel Suzie Savage is our host.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

Women in Arbitration - ICCA president discusses arbitrator availability and The Pledge

Women in Arbitration - ICCA president discusses arbitrator availability and The Pledge

March 8, 2021

The president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, Lucy Reed, talks with London-based associate Lucy Winnington-Ingram, in the inaugural episode of our “Women in Arbitration” podcast miniseries. They explore the ICSID/UNCITRAL Draft Code of Conduct with a focus on article 8 and the steps stakeholders (including arbitrators themselves) can take to address concerns over arbitrator availability. They also discuss progress made since the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge was drawn up five years ago.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

Reed Smith’s “Women in Arbitration” podcast miniseries serves as a platform for women across the global arbitral community to discuss international arbitration hot topics, trends, developments and matters of interest. The series aims to foster thought leadership creation and information sharing, while providing an opportunity for women’s voices in the international arbitration space to be heard.

Reed Smith’s international arbitration practice is a proud signatory of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge. For more information about Reed Smith’s dedication to creating a culture of equal opportunity for women, please visit our Women’s Initiative Network page.

Perspectives on arbitration rule updates from LCIA president and ICC president-elect

Perspectives on arbitration rule updates from LCIA president and ICC president-elect

February 24, 2021

New York-based partner JP Duffy and London-based partner Simon Greer discuss key points from interviews with ICC President-Elect Claudia Salomon and LCIA President Paula Hodges QC, about the updated ICC and LCIA rules. The duo discuss the commonalities and differences in the institutions’ new approaches to issues such as: the use of technology in arbitrations; efficiency and flexibility; consolidation and multi-contract and multi-party proceedings; preventing disruption and delay; transparency; Tribunal secretaries; third-party funding; and data protection.

To hear more about the updated ICC guidelines, listen to our previous podcast episode in which JP Duffy interviews the ICC’s Salomon.

To hear more about the updated LCIA rules, listen to our previous podcast episode in which Ben Love interviews the LCIA’s Hodges.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

A bitesize breakdown of BIMCO’s new law and arbitration clause

A bitesize breakdown of BIMCO’s new law and arbitration clause

February 16, 2021

London-based partner Nick Austin explores the main drivers behind the Baltic and International Maritime Council’s (BIMCO) new law and arbitration clause, commenting on its multijurisdictional approach and the impact of the changes to the clause on the shipping industry.

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Practical tips about the ICC’s expedited arbitration procedures

Practical tips about the ICC’s expedited arbitration procedures

February 3, 2021

The ICC’s expedited procedure rules are used all around the world to resolve disputes. But when do the ICC’s expedited procedures apply? Will they speed up the process of getting an award? And what are their effects on costs? Partner Gautam Bhattacharyya and associate Victoria Spilkin share their views on the advantages, disadvantages of expedited processes -- from an implementation point of view. 

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

International Arbitration in Hong Kong: 2020 in a nutshell

International Arbitration in Hong Kong: 2020 in a nutshell

January 20, 2021

Partner Donald Sham and Associate Clara Fung discuss why 2020 was an encouraging year for Hong Kong as an international arbitration centre. Find out what advantages Hong Kong holds as an arbitral seat, and learn the impacts that newly introduced arrangements with Mainland China will have on the future of Hong Kong arbitration.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

Paula Hodges QC discusses revised London Court of International Arbitration Rules

Paula Hodges QC discusses revised London Court of International Arbitration Rules

December 16, 2020

LCIA President Paula Hodges QC joins international arbitration lawyer Ben Love to discuss the LCIA’s most recent arbitration rules, which include revisions addressing remote proceedings and electronic communications, expedited procedures, consolidation and composite requests, tribunal secretaries, and early determination.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

 
 
Perspectives on the updated International Chamber of Commerce guidelines with ICC President-Elect, Claudia Salomon

Perspectives on the updated International Chamber of Commerce guidelines with ICC President-Elect, Claudia Salomon

December 9, 2020

Hear international arbitration lawyer JP Duffy and Claudia Salomon, the ICC International Court of Arbitration’s president-elect, discuss new ICC guidelines relating to: joinders and consolidations; remote proceedings; third-party funding; representation; inequality of tribunal appointments; and expedited procedures.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

Decommissioning disputes in the oil and gas industry

Decommissioning disputes in the oil and gas industry

November 25, 2020

New York international arbitration counsel Ben Love discusses decommissioning in the upstream oil and gas industry with Chris Moyes, president, and Chris Moore, managing director, at global advisory and consulting firm Moyes & Co. The Q&A session covers: the evolution of decommissioning arrangements; prominent decommissioning models; various forms of decommissioning disputes; how issues can be avoided; and developments around decommissioning in joint operating agreements.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Arbitration page.

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