The Law of Nations provides a unique insight into developments in international law. Focused on developments involving the United Kingdom, we draw on comparative law from around the world. Our aim is simple: to provide interesting and accessible updates in international law. This podcast was previously entitled The Arbitration Intersections Podcast.
Podcast 12: Crossovers between criminal and arbitration law
What can an arbitration practitioner learn from the approach to criminal evidence? What duties does an arbitrator have to investigate suspected criminal activity? And why have the criminal courts ignored interim measures not to extradite parties to investment treaty claims? Angeline Welsh asks renowned criminal practitioner Tim Owen QC for the answers to these questions.
Podcast No 11: Could national courts pose a threat to arbitration for international dispute work?
Angeline Welsh speaks to Sir Bernard Eder and Sophie Lamb QC about the evolving role of national commercial courts and explores whether recent developments pose a threat to international arbitration.
Podcast No 10: Should business and human rights disputes be arbitrated?
Angeline Welsh speaks to Richard Hermer QC and Julianne Hughes-Jennett about their predictions for business and human rights disputes and the role arbitration should play
Podcast 9: What can London as an arbitral seat learn from Hong Kong post-Brexit? Grimmer, Liu, Welsh
Angeline Welsh speaks to Sarah Grimmer and Joe Liu of HKIAC about the recent Queen Mary/White & Case arbitration survey asks what lessons the arbitration seat of London can learn from Hong Kong.