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Arbitral ‘Culture’, procedural flexibility and the Prague rules

A Guest Post by Letizia Busso

Letizia is a Master’s graduate from the University of Turin and the University of Amsterdam. During her studies, she took part in the 25th edition of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court and she obtained a Certificate in Transnational Legal Studies from the Georgetown Center for Transnational Legal Studies. She is currently in the process of qualifying as a Lawyer.

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A Plea for Arbitral Flexibility and Collaboration in a Post-COVID World

, V29 Legal – Duve Hamama Rechtsanwaelte, Frankfurt
, Vail Dispute Resolution, London

A. An Opportunity for Change

The global community is facing an unprecedented challenge fighting the outbreak of COVID-19 and looking for an appropriate response to the consequences of the pandemic. Like many other industries, the legal industry had to switch gears significantly. We have seen law firms scaling down, suspending partner payments and furloughing employees. Following a brief moment of shock and adaptation, most teams managed the transition into home offices, and the use of various technologies led to an explosion of webinars, online events, virtual meetings and daily briefings. Forced to adapt to this new reality, the legal workplace environment and approaches to communication have changed in unprecedented ways. With pandemic-related lockdowns being gradually lifted in many parts of the world, we now can and must define how “the new normal” should look.

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Honoured to discuss the future of arbitration at Forte’s LegalTech webinar

https://www.fortemarkets.com/legaltech-webinars


Pleased to speak on contractual disputes amid the pandemic as part of Bishkek Arbitration Days

https://aba0e04f-d625-4af6-a2a9-c2602c39a170.filesusr.com/ugd/908264_07ccdc32ed8c421885a1eeccd85209e0.pdf


Publication of a book chapter on tribunal-appointed experts in UNCITRAL arbitration

https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/uncitral-model-law-on-international-commercial-arbitration/expert-appointed-by-arbitral-tribunal/8B146568E8D6D76E768AD2495B903DED


Honoured to have been invited to judge the Moscow FIAMC final alongside renowned arbitrator Stanimir Alexandrov


Tomas Vail to speak on innovative tech in arbitration at Legal Tech London on 11 February 2020

https://www.fortemarkets.com/legaltech-london-2020


Vail Dispute Resolution at the Moscow FIAMC Pre-Moot on 7 February 2020


Vail Dispute Resolution recognised in WhosWhoLegal 2020

https://whoswholegal.com/tomas-vail


Vail Dispute Resolution to present on oral advocacy at the ICC Poland’s Warsaw Arbitration Workshops 2020

https://iccwaw.com/