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As part of a mini-series exploring arbitration in Asia, Ian Meredith (K&L Gates, London) speaks with Dr. Mingchao Fan, the Executive Vice President of the Shanghai Arbitration Commission.
In this episode, Declan Gallivan (Senior Disputes Associate in London) speaks with Florian Haugeneder (Partner and Co-Chair of the Arbitration Practice of the Austrian law firm KNOETZL) to discuss a simple spelling mistake which ultimately led to an important arbitration-related judgment of the Austrian Supreme Court.
In the part one of our mini-series on third party claim funding, Ian Meredith speaks with Andrew Roberts (Head of Construction and Energy, Augusta Ventures) regarding a number of the key issues related to what may happen at the end of a claim.
In part two in our mini-series on third party claim funding, Ian Meredith speaks with Andrew Roberts (Head of Construction and Energy, Augusta Ventures) regarding a number of the key issues related to what may happen at the end of a claim.
Join London Commercial Disputes partner Martin King and Seattle partner Julie Anne Halter—practice group coordinator for K&L Gates’ e-Discovery Analysis and Technology group (e-DAT)—as they discuss virtual collaboration tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams and the e-Discovery challenges, opportunities, and pitfalls these tools may present in the context of arbitration and litigation.
In this second episode in a mini-series on claim funding, Ian Meredith speaks with John Garda (Managing Director of Longford Capital LLC) regarding a number of the key issues related to third party funding of claims, from a funder’s perspective, including some of the more ‘thorny’ issues.
In this first episode in a mini-series on third party claim funding, Ian Meredith speaks with Tim Mayer (Senior Investment Officer, Therium Capital Management Ltd) regarding the process of applying for funding of claims, relevant factors in the assessment of cases presented for funding, and ways to recover the costs of funding.
In this episode, partners Chris Valente and Jackie Celender, along with associates Michael Creta and Peter Ayers, discuss the impact that state anti-arbitration insurance statutes have on the enforceability of international arbitration clauses found in insurance policies.
In this episode, partners Jackie Celender and Lindsay Sampson Bishop, along with associate John Gavin, discuss the oral argument recently heard by the US Supreme Court in Morgan v. Sundance dealing with the question of whether parties to arbitration agreements can be found to have waived their right to compel arbitration only where the other party is prejudiced in some way.
In this episode, partners Lindsay Bishop, Carolyn Branthoover, and Jackie Celender, along with associate John Gavin, discuss the recent oral argument heard by the Supreme Court concerning a circuit split over two consolidated cases dealing with the scope of discovery available through US courts in assistance to foreign arbitrations.
In this podcast, partner Ian Meredith and associate Louise Bond discuss with Professor Doug Jones his thoughts on different ways to more efficiently and effectively deal with expert evidence in international arbitration.
Peter Morton and Tim Fox of K&L Gates discuss the practical implications of recent English case law on the question of which law will govern agreements to arbitrate, including for those drafting an arbitration clause in a cross-border contract.
In this final part of this three-part series podcast, partners Raja Bose, Ian Meredith, Matt Weldon, and associates Robert Houston and Hena Sial discuss potential pandemic-related claims and concerns a Host State may have related to measures implemented, such as social distancing regulations, the closure of borders, export and travel restrictions, measures having the effect of suspending certain contractual rights, and requisitioning or nationalizing private property.
In the second part of this three-part series podcast, partners Raja Bose, Ian Meredith, and Matt Weldon, along with associate Robert Houston, discuss the scope for, and how investors might be able to recognize, potential claims in Investor-State arbitration arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, our panel will touch on how a pandemic-related claim may look in the travel and tourism context, as well as international trade context.
In the introductory episode of this three-part series, partners Raja Bose, Ian Meredith, and Matt Weldon, along with associates Ed Brown-Humes and Rob Houston, provide an overview of Investor-State arbitration in the context of investment disputes arising from government measures taken to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our presenters discuss the issues raised by the ICC Task Force report into fact witness evidence amid the concerns over the reliability of human memory and offer some constructive thoughts on ways to improve the taking of fact witness evidence.