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

From Litigation to Arbitration and Beyond: the Evolution of Third Party Dispute Finance

Dispute finance, in its modern form, originated in Australia in the mid-1990s following the enactment of legislation permitting insolvency practitioners to enter into contracts to finance litigation characterized as company property.
13 September 2018 | Features

Repeat Appointments and Recent English Decisions Referencing the Guidelines on Conflicts Of Interest

Anderson Kill’s Peter Halprin and Stephen Wah address the issue of conflicting interests in the appointment of arbitrators. In reference to recent English decisions and the Guidline’s Orange List, the piece promotes the full disclosure of facts constituting potential conflicts in an attempt to avoid successful future challenges.
13 September 2018 | Features

Japan's New Bid Toward a Regional Dispute Resolution Hub

2018 has seen rumblings of change in Japan's renewed interest in establishing itself as an international dispute resolution hub.
13 September 2018 | Features

Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators

Practical Limits of the IBA Guidelines
8 August 2018 | Features

The Achmea Judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union

The End of Intra-EU Investment Arbitration and other Imponderabilities
8 August 2018 | Features

The Wind of Change

A reflection over the W&C and QMUL 2018 International Arbitrations Survey’s findings regarding diversity.
8 August 2018 | Features

Dispute Avoidance: FIDIC 2017

Have contracting parties embraced the concept of using the skills, experience and expertise of dispute board members to stop issues becoming disputes?
10 July 2018 | Features

Does ARIAS Have a Role to Play in Direct Insurance Arbitrations?

Peter Rosen is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins discusses if ARIAS Have a Role to Play in Direct Insurance Arbitrations.
10 July 2018 | Features