The year 2022 was a busy one at the intersection of technology and international arbitration, both for the arbitration community and for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Virtual hearings further cemented their status as a mainstay of arbitral practice; we saw a burst of guidance, soft law instruments and rule-setting activity; and our Arbitration Tech Toolbox…

The theme of this year’s sold out 17th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration was “Building Resilience”, and resilience was on full display as the North America arbitration community arrived at the offices of conference host Hogan Lovells on Madison Avenue, the first fully in-person ICC New York conference since the pandemic. Oliver “Ollie”…

This post continues the coverage of the 17th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration that is available in Part 1.   Reimagining Supply Chain Agreements and Dispute Resolution Practices to Better Manage Uncertainty With supply chain disruptions aplenty (think Russia–Ukraine conflict, Suez Canal blockage, record inflation and raw material shortages, let alone the COVID-19…

From 28 March to 1 April 2022, Working Group II of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) held a Colloquium to explore legal issues related to dispute resolution in the digital economy and to identify the scope and nature of possible legislative work. Forty-eight member States, 27 observer States and 57 invited…

Wolters Kluwer recently launched the Profile Navigator and Relationship Indicator tools within the Kluwer Arbitration Practice Plus suite of arbitration products. Kluwer Arbitration Blog recently met with Dr. Nikos Lavranos and Ewa Cairns-Szkatuła to discuss this new development. Dr. Lavranos is Founder of NL-investmentconsulting and acts as legal counsel, arbitrator, mediator and offers a broad…