International Arbitration – Is the Future made of Virtual Insanity?
- Proposition 1: The default position in international arbitration should be that everything is conducted electronically and virtually, from documents to hearings. This will allow for efficiencies and cost savings, hallmarks of arbitration, while even improving the quality of proceedings.
- Proposition 2: If the international arbitration community becomes overly “remote” we will lose connections with colleagues, arbitrators and institutions. With young lawyers working from screens, career development and growth will be stunted.
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