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Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Challenges, Changes and Contradictions

2nd November 2016

Time: 18:00-20:00 (followed by a drinks reception)

Venue: White & Case, 5 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1DW

This event will examine to what extent and in what ways arbitration raises challenges for building the rule of law. Speakers will look at the benefits that arise from arbitration, e.g., as it affects investment (including in emerging economies and developing countries), or as it enhances the rule of law by using good procedural practice and achieving substantive outcomes resulting in commitments that will be honoured.

At the same time, they will address the way arbitration poses a challenge to, and even diminution of, the rule of law by virtue of its privatisation of process and individualisation of outcomes, where the practice and precedent are not carried forward into formal procedural justice.

Chair

  • Sir William Blair, Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court

Speakers

  • Hon Dr Justice Chandrachud, Supreme Court of India
  • Julian DM Lew QC, 20 Essex Street
  • Dr Emilia Onyema, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Dipen Sabharwal, White & Case

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CPD Accreditation

This event is accredited with 2 CPD hours.

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