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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This two-part CPDcast series with Andrew Aglionby from Olswang considers the types of legal disputes that arise in the telecommunication, media and technology (TMT) sectors. It considers whether arbitration is a preferred method for resolving disputes in those sectors, the role of privacy, confidentiality and neutrality in arbitration in assisting the preservation of on-going commercial relationships and some reasons why there has been a significant rise in the number of investment treaty arbitrations in the telecoms sector in recent years.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the types of legal disputes that arise in the TMT sectors;
  • Have an understanding of the contractual issues that arise from disputes in the media sectors;
  • Have considered whether arbitration is a suitable means of resolving disputes in the TMT sectors;
  • Know the role of privacy and confidentiality in assisting the preservation of on-going commercial relationships in the TMT sectors;
  • Understand why ‘neutrality’ is a benefit in the arbitration process;
  • Have considered why procedural flexibility is important in any arbitration;
  • Know why transparency in the telecoms sector is sometimes preferable to privacy and confidentiality;
  • Be aware of the circumstances in which arbitration is not appropriate;
  • Have considered why there has been a growth in the number of investment treaty arbitrations in the telecoms sector in recent years.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Arbitration Act 1996;
  • ICC Rules of Arbitration (2012);
  • LCA Rules;
  • The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Award;
  • The Washington Convention 1995.

In this two-part CPDcast series Andrew Aglionby from Olswang discusses the nature of legal disputes in the TMT sectors. He considers the length of time it takes to resolve disputes and whether arbitration actually works in these sectors.

Date Recorded: 19th July 2013

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