2017 | Octubre 1
Welcome to issue 9 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International arbitration report.
In this issue, Norton Rose Fulbright features the exciting topic of innovation and disruption in international arbitration. They review the procedural and technological advances that are, or soon will be, changing international arbitration and dispute resolution more generally. Their lawyers track the global trends, risks and opportunities in this changing landscape.
This report outlines the most-hyped legal technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts. Norton Rose argues that arbitration, as an inherently innovative process, is well-placed to utilize and benefit from new legal technologies, in particular online dispute resolution and Big Data.
The firm speaks with Bill Slate, Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Dispute Resolution Data to get his insights on the growing availability and use of Big Data in arbitration and the tools available to parties to assess risk and decide case strategies. Norton Rose also looks at the dark side of the proliferation of smart technology and Big Data, discussing how parties and arbitrators can navigate the procedural and costs risks created by the virtual explosion of data. .
The form’s technology disputes specialists consider opportunities for international arbitration in technology and intellectual property disputes. they also provide an in-depth feature article on arbitrating Smart Contacts; what every lawyer needs to know about negotiating and drafting appropriate dispute resolution clauses for this growing area of law.
In its latest comparative guide, the firm’s global network of international arbitration specialists look at the different approaches to asymmetric arbitration agreements taken by the courts in various jurisdictions, while also reviewing merging approaches to regulation of third-party funding globally, and giving an update on Canada’s new Uniform International Arbitration law.