Litigation and Arbitration

Following the vertiginous advances in artificial intelligence, there has been much speculation over which professions and tasks will be replaced by robots. International arbitration has not escaped these thoughts. Although the future time when arbitrators will be replaced by robots continues to be a long way off, artificial intelligence is already making its presence felt in international arbitration and this will increase in the foreseeable future.
2018 has been another significant year for international arbitration, with certain topics being repeatedly mentioned and discussed in different fora worldwide. As the new year starts, Garrigues’ International Arbitration Group makes a brief overview of the most outstanding developments in international arbitration in 2018, including the impact of the Achmea case, Brexit, the Prague Rules and much more.