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Our monthly features from staff and contributors provide analysis and commentary on topical issues relating to ADR.

A framework for evaluating the best arbitral seats

Identifying the seat of arbitration, the home legal system, is one of the most important features of an arbitration clause, writes Professor Janet Walker C.Arb.
30 November 2017 | Features

Tribunal Secretaries: the LCIA seek to rein in the ‘Fourth Arbitrator’

The LCIA have significantly strengthened their guidance on the role of tribunal secretaries, as Andrew Williams and Matt Tozzi of HFW explain.
30 November 2017 | Features

Enforcing arbitral awards using letters of credit and third party debt orders

Craig Shepherd and Janine Mallis of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP comment on Taurus Petroleum Limited v State Oil Marketing Company of the Ministry of Oil, Republic of Iraq.
30 November 2017 | Features

High Court Ruling Helps Protect Confidentiality of Arbitral Awards

Daniel Harrison of Latham & Watkins LLP summarises the recent High Court judgment UMS Holdings Limited v Great Station Properties SA which may have significant implications for parties considering whether or not to resolve their disputes through arbitration.
30 November 2017 | Features

New Mediation Act places statutory obligation on litigants to consider alternative dispute resolution methods

Ronan Geary and Paula Collins of Ronan Daly Jermyn explain the new Mediation Act in Ireland.
1 November 2017 | Features

Trust dispute no bar to arbitration

Albert Monichino QC FCIArb and Adam Rollnik MCIArb detail the Supreme Court of Western Australia's recent decision illustrating the Courts' preparedness to hold parties to their arbitration agreements.
1 November 2017 | Features

Third party funding of international arbitrations

Caroline Kenny QC FCIArb covers the topic of third party funding in international arbitration for the 2017 Hong Kong Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China.
1 November 2017 | Features

Achieving Trusted Mediator Status

An engaging article on the values and importance of mediators; stemming from ancient Greek values and the importance of trust.
12 October 2017 | Features