Efficiency in Arbitration for Construction Projects: The US perspective and beyond

Join us to gain practical insights on the impact that COVID-19 is having on arbitration proceedings for international construction projects. The virtual discussion will offer a comparative view of the US and beyond.

The topics that will be discussed include:

  • The QMUL-Pinsent Masons Survey published in November 2019 and the shifting landscape since.
  • The global impact of Covid-19 on the construction sector  -  Anticipating future types of disputes that are likely to arise
  • An increase in investment treaty claims in the infrastructure space as a result of state measures taken in the context of managing the pandemic  
  • The response of arbitral institutions to Covid-19 and the continuing need to embrace technology and address  due process concerns  
  • The growing importance and uptake in third party funding as cash flow tightens

Event date

16:00 - 17:30 (BST)
11:00 - 12:30 (EDT - US and Canada)


Luis M. Martinez

Vice President at ICDR- AAA

Moderator: Rekha Rangachari

Executive Director at NYIAC

Professor Loukas Mistelis

Director at QMUL-UNIDROIT Institute of Transnational Commercial Law