Summary of Young-OGEMID Symposium No. 11: "Alternatives to In-Person Arbitration: Pandemics and Beyond (Mar 18 - 25 2020)"
Article from: TDM 3 (2021), in Discussion / OGEMID
Young-OGEMID's eleventh virtual symposium ("Symposium") was focused on the possibility of proceedings being held online. The arbitral community has been considering and - at least partially - implementing online dispute resolution for years, so as to increase efficiency, save costs and address the environmental impacts associated especially with long-distance travel. However, the real push appears to have come with the COVID-19 pandemic. The panellists covered a range of diverse topics, from real life experience to implications of the current situation on mooting competitions, ...