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[ 21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off ]
Ethics in international arbitration: the results

By Rebecca Carter
Yes, the results are in!
At the end of a lively debate from our panelists on the regulation of ethics in international arbitration, we asked our attendees a series of questions to find out their views on this heated topic.
So, whose argument held the most sway? Which side won?
Take a look at our handy charts below to find out all of this and more.

We opened with a question addressing the clarity of the existing framework of ethical rules in international arbitration and whether this was a cause for concern. …

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[ 21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off ]
Ethics in International Arbitration: The Big Debate

By Matthew Seys-Llewellyn
International arbitration has something of a reputation as the ‘Wild West’ of the law; a land where personalities are at least as important (or perhaps more so) than procedural rules, and legal representatives can be viewed by their clients as hired guns.
This was the background to the latest HLE Debate with the motion: “this house believes that ethics in international arbitration requires no further regulation”.
In many ways, the Old Hall at Lincoln’s Inn was the safest place to hear of the lands beyond the magic curial arm of …

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[ 16 Oct 2013 | Comments Off ]
Debate: This House believes that ethics in international arbitration requires no further regulation

Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 6pm arrival. 6.15pm discussion. Refreshments from 8pm onwards
Venue: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, The Old Hall, London WC2A 3TL
www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk
Twitter: HLEThinkTank #HLEDEBATE
Halsbury’s Law Exchange has assembled a panel of great experience and distinction to discuss ethical practice in arbitration.
 
Speaking at this event:
Khawar Qureshi QC (Chair) – Barrister at Serle Court
Cyrus Benson – Gibson Dunn
Phillipa Charles – Stewarts Law LLP
Hilary Heilbron QC – Brick Court Chambers
David Joseph QC – Essex Court Chambers

Points for discussion include:

Are the existing professional codes or conduct or institutional rules sufficient?
Are there any reasons why arbitrators …

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[ 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off ]
Halsbury’s Law Exchange event: combating corruption in a global business environment

By James Wilson
On 17 July, Halsbury’s Law Exchange, in partnership with international law firm Eversheds, held its second panel discussion for 2012.  The subject was combating bribery and corruption in a global business environment. The panel was chaired by Khawar Qureshi QC.  Other panellists were Peter Binning of Corker Binning, Neill Blundell of Eversheds, Susannah Cogman of Herbert Smith LLP, Felicity Gerry of 36 Bedford Row, Ben Rose of Hickman and Rose, and Satnam Tumani of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The event was introduced by the Solicitor General, Edward Garnier …

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[ 1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off ]
Combating corruption in a global business environment

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012
Time: 6pm arrival. 6.30pm discussion. Refreshments from 8pm onwards
Venue: Eversheds, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS
Twitter: HLEThinkTank #HLEDEBATE
1.5 CPD points available
Halsbury’s Law Exchange, in partnership with international law firm Eversheds, have assembled a panel of great experience and distinction to discuss corruption in business.
 
 Speaking at this event:
Edward Garnier QC - Solicitor General for England and Wales
 Khawar Qureshi QC (Chair) – Barrister at Serle Court
Peter Binning – Partner at Corker Binning
Neill Blundell – Partner and Head of Fraud Group at Eversheds
Susannah Cogman – Partner at Herbert Smith
Felicity Gerry …