SVAMC Draft Guidelines Released for Public Consultation 

As announced in July 2023, the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center is working towards publishing Guidelines on the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in International Arbitration (Guidelines).  The SVAMC Guidelines Drafting […]

SVAMC Call for Papers

SVAMC’s “Call for Papers” invites submissions for its inaugural writing competition. This competition seeks to provide an opportunity to young practitioners, including law students, to write about technology dispute resolution-related […]

The Efficient Arbitrator – In the Post-Pandemic Era

Much has been said of efficiency in arbitration, including the need to appropriately balance time and cost efficiency with a process ensuring a fair and just result. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in the adoption of new technologies in arbitration, along with new protocols and practices, that merit re-examination of efficiency in arbitration. This article addresses what it takes to be an efficient arbitrator in the post-pandemic era.