The Seat of the Arbitration: Towards a Uniform Approach? (GAP Symposium 2022)


The Delos webinar, which was organised with the support of the Association for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot), on “The Seat of the Arbitration: Towards a Uniform Approach?” took place on 10 March 2022. The recording is available here. The event began with an historical perspective of the question, with reference to the New York Convention, and continued with a short debate between the speakers confronting the classical seat approach, the English approach and the French approach. This was followed by a moderated discussion, and concluded with a Q&A. The event featured the following speakers (short bios below): Ricky Diwan QC (Essex Court Chambers), who appeared before the UK Supreme Court in Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) v … Read More