E-Discovery in International Arbitration - Still a Hot Topic?
Article from: TDM 4 (2014), in CILS - Biennial Symposium on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
In international arbitration proceedings, discovery appears to be a welcomed means to gather the relevant facts of the case and to justify one's claim. Especially from a civil law perspective, this process constitutes a more flexible approach to establish a case. On the other hand, discovery proceedings often extend the length of the arbitration and can easily result in higher costs and time expense, in particular when conducted in an extensive US style. With the change into the 2.0 era, discovery was adapted to the technical changes and possibilities and developed into "e-discovery". ...