It All Starts at the Beginning

Posted on : August 22, 2016
A successful international arbitration depends on many things – the selection of qualified arbitrators, the acumen and experience of arbitration counsel, a proper choice of lex curiae, and an arbitration-friendly situs of the hearing. One things that is often an afterthought is the arbitration clause or agreement itself. The problem is not arbitration counsel; every […]

Arbitration and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted on : August 16, 2016
Trans Pacific Partnership Arbitration
In the current American political season, there has been opposition to international trade agreements, such as NAFTA, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on both sides of the aisle. Once, international trade agreements were seen as necessary for global economic growth. Now they are seen by many as impediments to national sovereignty. The political and economic […]