DIS40: Art and Dispute Resolution, Berlin, September 27, 2016

dis-logoThe German Institution for Arbitration’s Autumn Conference is coming up soon, on September 28, 2016, in Berlin. DIS 40, the German Young Arbitrators’ Club for those under 40 or prepared to lie about their age, is hosting its event the day before, on Art and Dispute Resolution. Continue reading

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Update: Should the Setting Aside of the Arbitral Award be Abolished?

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg dealt with this rather provocative question when he delivered the 2nd Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel Lecture on the topic on September 13, 2013. The lecture has since been published, and made available on video tape. In his lecture, Professor van den Berg undertook a tour d’horizon of the legal issues that setting aside procedures create – it is well worth reading, but for all those of you you can not deal with the uncertainty of not knowing the answer, I am going to give away his conclusion: Continue reading

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Should the Setting Aside of an Arbitral Award Be Abolished?

A rather provocative question – to which I do not pretend to have the answer. But ist appears that Professor Albert Jan van den Berg may have it. He will deliver the 2nd Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel Lecture on that topic. The lecture is organized by the German Institution for Arbitration in honour of Karl-Heinz-Böckstiegel, its long-time president and current honorary president. It will be held on September 13, 2013 at Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, Bergisch Gladbach, near Cologne. Continue reading

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DIS Autumn Conference – DIS ADR Services, Berlin, October 16 – 17, 2013

The traditional autumn conference of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) this year is devoted to the discussion of ADR procedures and methods, which a focus on the ADR Services that DIS itself offers. We have reported on DIS suite of ADR rules and regulations in early 2012 when they were released in English. Continue reading

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