Effective Fact Finding vs. Information Overload: Too Much Paper in Arbitration? Mannheim Arbitration Conference, February 26, 2016

ICC Court of Arbitration LogoA one-day conference hosted by the University of Mannheim and co-organized with the ICC is devoted to the methods of establishing facts in international arbitration. Continue reading

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Art Law: Final Report of the Gurlitt Taskforce Released

Task Force Gurlitt LOGOAt a press conference today, the Gurlitt taskforce presented its final report on the provenance research into the Schwabing art find. Regular readers will be familiar with the Gurlitt case, which we have covered here in quite some detail. In a nutshell, the Gurlitt taskforce was established in November 2013 to deal with the art collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of Hildebrand Gurlitt, a German art dealer who traded in degenerate art during the Nazi era. The collection was seized by the public prosecution (Staatsanwaltschaft) in Augsburg in early 2012 and was believed to contain a substantial number of looted artwork (see here for a detailed chronology of the Gurlitt saga in English). Continue reading

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European-Latinamerican Arbitration Association (ELArb) – A Dedicated Arbitration Center

elarb-logoThe European-Latinamerican Arbitration Association (ELArb) has set up a dedicated abitration center for disputes related to Latin America, based in Hamburg. ELArb, established in 2014, aims at providing a tailor-made legal framework for disputes between parties from Europe and Latin America. Continue reading

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