COVID-19 May Alter The Balance For Choosing Arbitral Seats

Law360 (September 10, 2020, 10:23 PM EDT) -- The novel coronavirus has changed the calculus for lawyers and parties trying to decide where to legally place potential arbitrations arising from a contract, a trend that could mean more traditionally arbitration-friendly cities like Singapore continue to see a boost even after the effects of the pandemic begin to ebb.  

Cities such as Singapore could continue to see a boost in arbitration even after the effects of the coronavirus outbreak begin to recede. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Choosing the seat of arbitration when drawing up an arbitration clause is one of the most important decisions  lawyers can make for their clients. Whichever location...

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