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Technology in arbitral proceedings in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Technology in arbitral proceedings in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Published on: 14 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Technology in arbitral proceedings in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • What are the key differences in the use of technology in arbitral proceedings pre- and post- coronavirus (COVID-19) (if any)?
  • What best practice tips do you have regarding each of these uses of technology?
  • Who is driving the process of adopting and using technology? Are the parties collaborating and making suggestions or are tribunals taking the lead to support the increased use of technology?
  • Linked to the first question, aside from making increased use of technology to press ahead with proceedings, are parties adopting alternative approaches (eg documents-only proceedings)?
  • Has the increase in the use of technology since coronavirus caused any issues or raised any particular challenges with proceedings? How have these been overcome?
  • What (if any) additional cybersecurity measures have been or are being put in place to protect arbitral proceedings and data where there has been increased use of technology?
  • What practical role have any institutions had in adopting technology in your proceedings?
  • Do you have any views on the longer term impact of coronavirus on the use of technology in arbitration?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Gauthier Vannieuwenhuyse, Counsel at Hogan Lovells, offers practical guidance surrounding the use of technology in arbitral proceedings, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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