As we are adapting to virtual hearings in the legal field, Jus Mundi has gathered these useful resources to help the legal community to navigate through the new technologies & techniques.

On this page, you will find various categories of resources, such as:

  • Protocols
  • Tools
  • Articles
  • Guidelines
  • Procedural orders
  • Webinar recordings

Each section is further categorized by its source, such as institutions, law firms, legal scholars, etc.

We will be updating this page with more resources. If you have a resource that you would like to add here, please write directly to Sneha Ashtikar at s.ashtikar@jusmundi.com

Jus Mundi is hosting a webinar dedicated to virtual hearings on June 18, 2020, Thursday at 3 pm CET / 9 am EDT.

The panelists will be taking a deep dive into the virtual hearings, applicable protocols, digital tools for case management, virtual hearings & arbitration research!

Speakers:
– John Fellas, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
– Nadia Darwazeh, Partner, Clyde & Co
– Rekha Rangachari, Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center
– Daniel E. González, Partner, Hogan Lovells
– Jean-Rémi de Maistre, CEO & Co-Founder, Jus Mundi (Moderator)

RSVP: Click here

Date: June 18, 2020, Thursday
Time: 3 pm CET / 9 am EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Interactive Q&A.

 

PROTOCOLS

 

Institutions and Organizations

  • African Arbitration Academy

Protocol on Virtual Hearings in Africa

  • ACICA

International Best Practice on Virtual Hearings in Arbitration: Tips for Arbitrators and Counsel

  • The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales

Protocol Regarding Remote Hearings

  • KCAB International

Seoul Protocol on Video Conferencing in International Arbitration

  • Malaysian Bar

Remote Hearing Protocol – Practice and Procedures (Part 7 onwards)

Law firms

  • Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells Protocol for the use of technology in virtual international arbitration hearings (English)

Hogan Lovells Protocol for the use of technology in virtual international arbitration hearings (Spanish)

 

 

TOOLS

 

Virtual Hearings

 

ARTICLES

 

Blogs and Journals

  • Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal

Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 85-98, May 2020

Virtual Hearings and Alternative Arbitral Procedures in the COVID-19 Era: Efficiency, Due Process, and Other Considerations

  • Law360

Arbitration Proceedings In The Age Of Virtual Hearing Rooms

Practice Makes Perfect When It Comes To Virtual Hearings

  • Young ICCA Blog

When the Show Must Go On, Are Online Hearings the Future of International Arbitration?

  • GAR

Practitioners launch forum to share virtual know-how

Virtual hearings – the new normal, What if parties don’t agree on a virtual hearing? A pandemic pathway

  • Kluwer

Legal and Practical Aspects of Virtual Hearings During (and After?) the Pandemic: Takeaway From the SCC Online Seminar Series

  

Institutions and Organizations

  • ABA

Utilizing Virtual Arbitration during the Pandemic

  • Essex Court Chambers

Arbitration not locked down: Has the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated inevitable change?

  • Lamb Chambers

Virtual Reality

  • McNair Chambers

COVID-19 – The Impact on Court and Arbitration Hearings

  • National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM)

Embracing Technology in The Face of The Coronavirus : Virtual Reality in Arbitrations and Meditations

 

Law firms

  • Ashurst

Arbitration and COVID-19: Key Considerations in Holding a Virtual Hearing

  • Clyde & Co

COVID-19 Disputes: Zooming ahead – the challenges of virtual hearings in international arbitration

  • Farrer & Co

COVID-19 and Hearings in International Arbitration

  • Howard Kennedy

COVID-19 and International Commercial Arbitration

  • Lévy Kauffmann Kohler

The Use of Information Technology in Arbitration

  • Linklaters

Conducting arbitration remotely in the wake of COVID-19: the Seoul Protocol on Video Conferencing in International Arbitration

Drafting for virtual hearings in arbitration : helping to keep matters moving in light of COVD-19

Virtual trials in a coronavirus world: reflections and tips

  • Pinsent Masons

Coronavirus ‘will speed up the adoption of virtual arbitrations’

  • McCarthy Tetrault

Going Virtual – The Use of Technology in International Arbitration

  • Norton Rose Fulbright

Online Dispute Resolution and electronic hearings ( p. 5- 8)

  • Reed Smith

Preparing and attending a virtual arbitration hearing

  • Simmons & Simmons

Arbitration : a solution to COVID-19 delays in court systems

  • Winston & Strawn

Arbitration Proceedings In The Age Of Virtual Hearing Rooms

 

Lawyers and Scholars

  • Mohamed Abdel Wahab

What if parties don’t agree on a virtual hearing? A pandemic pathway

  • Maxi Scherer

Remote Hearings in International Arbitration: An Analytical Framework

  • Janet Walker

Virtual Hearings: An Arbitrator’s Perspective

 

Other

  • LexADR

Outlining The Framework of Virtual Arbitration Hearings in Times of a Pandemic

  • Opus2

Guest post: Ian Gaunt on LMAA’s transition to virtual hearings

 

Guidelines

 

Institutions and Organizations

  • AAA-ICDR

COVID-19 Update

Best Practices Guide for Maintaining Cybersecurity and Privacy

Virtual Hearing Guide for Arbitrators and Parties

Virtual Hearing Guide for Arbitrators and Parties Utilizing Zoom

  • ABA SIL’s Arbitration Subcommittee 

COVID-19 Quick Reference Guide

  • English Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)

Guidance to Advocates on Remote Hearings

  • CIArb

Guidance Note on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings

  • The Chinese Ministry of Justice

Guidelines (in Chinese)

  • English Court of Protection Bar Association

Guidance on Effective Remote Hearings

  • CPR

COVID-19 Resource Center

  • Delos

Checklist on Holding Arbitration and Mediation Hearings in Times of COVID-19

  • HCCH

1970 Evidence Convention – Guide to Good Practice – The Use of Video-Link COVID-19 Toolkit

Draft Guide to Good Practice on the Use of Video-Link under the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

  • HKIAC

Convenient and Efficient: HKIAC E-HEARINGS

Guidelines for Virtual Hearings

  • HM Courts & Tribunal Services (UK)

Guidance Telephone and video hearings during coronavirus outbreak

  • IBA

Cybersecurity Guidelines, Technology Resources for Arbitration Practitioners

Technology Resources for Arbitration Practitioners – Audio and videoconferencing

  • ICC

Managing E-Document Production

Report of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR Task Force on the Use of Information Technology in International Arbitration – An Updated Overview of Issues to Consider when Using Information Technology in International Arbitration

  • ICCA

Resources and Information on Virtual Hearings

  • ICCA-IBA

Joint Task Force on Data Protection in International Arbitration Proceedings

  • ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR

Protocol on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

  • ICC-SICANA

COVID-19 Messages

Guidance Note on Possible Measures Aimed at Mitigating the Effects of COVID-19

  • ICODR

Video Arbitration Guidelines

  • ICSID

A Brief Guide to Online Hearings at ICSID

Virtual HearingsICSID Services and Technology

  • The Inns of Court College of Advocacy

Principles for Remote Advocacy

  • International Arbitration Centre Alliance

Global Hybrid Hearings

  • JAMS

Coronavirus Resource

Resolve Your Dispute at JAMS via Videoconference or Conference Call

Virtual ADR & Security – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • LCIA

LCIA Arbitration Rules (2014), London Court of International Arbitration (October 1, 2014)

  • Maxwell Chambers

Maxwell Chambers Offers Virtual ADR Hearing Solutions

  • National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA)

Advisory Opinion No. 26

Videoconference Procedures—A Primer

  • Quadrant Chambers

Arbitration Hearings… and the Corona ‘New Normal’ Ten Golden Rules: or the easy path to your Virtual Hearing – Simon Rainey QC and Gaurav Sharma

  • SCC

Ad Hoc Platform – Powered by the SCC

Platform for Ad Hoc Arbitrations

  • UNCITRAL

Technical Notes on Online Dispute Resolution

 

Law firms

  • Debevoise & Plimpton

Conducting International Arbitrations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • DLA Piper

Virtual Hearings Report

  • Fasken

The Efficacy of Virtual Arbitration Proceedings Amidst Covid-19 and a Checklist of Best Practices

  • HFW

Questions and answers on how best to deal with International Arbitration in the face of Covid-19

  • King & Spalding

Best Practices for Conducting Arbitration Hearings Remotely 

  • Mayer Brown

Impact of Covid-19 in International Arbitration 

  • NYIAC Founding Firms

COVID-19 Updates

  • Ontario E-Hearings Task Force

Best Practices for Remote Hearings

  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Virtual Hearings in International Arbitration Checklist

 

Lawyers and Scholars

  • Janet Walker

Virtual Hearing Room Checklist

 

Other

  • Opus2

A guide to virtual hearings

The virtual hearings checklist

 

PROCEDURAL ORDERS

 

Institutions

  • AAA-ICDR

Model Order and Procedures for a Virtual Hearing via Videoconference

  • ACICA

Draft Procedural Order for Use of Online Dispute Resolution Technologies in ACICA Rules Arbitrations

  • CPR

Model Annotated Model Procedural Order for Remote Video Arbitration Proceedings

  • ICC

Guidance Note on Possible Measures Aimed at Mitigating the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lawyers and Scholars

  • Stephanie Cohen

Draft Zoom Hearing Procedural Order

  • Richard Ziegler

Draft Procedural Order to Govern Virtual Arbitration Proceedings

 

Other

  • Practical Law

Procedural Order for Video Conference Arbitration Hearings

 

WEBINAR RECORDINGS

 

Institutions and Organizations

  • 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square

Podcast: Virtual arbitration

  • Atkin Chambers Barristers

23 May 2020: Shourav Lahiri on Issues in Arbitration & Future of Virtual Hearings for SCOPE (India) 

  • ABA

Navigating Virtual Arbitration Hearings in the Age of COVID-19

  • AmCham Perú

Arbitration Unplugged Series: “Virtual Hearings: Present or Future?”

  • AMINZ-AUT

Arbitration via audio-visual link: challenges and tips for success

  • HKIAC

Virtual hearings: How best to proceed? HKIAC insights

  • ICSID

The Art and Science of a Virtual Hearing

  • Mexican Bar Association

The Future of International Arbitration: Virtual Hearings and AI-Arbitrators

  • NAM

An Introduction to the Use of Video Conferencing Technology for Arbitration and Mediation

  • Russian Arbitration Center

Arbitration on the Eve of the New Era

  • SCC

Online hearings against the wish of one party

Online hearings from a Swedish perspective (in Swedish)

Online services in arbitration (in Russian)

  • SIAC

Strategies for Running an Efficient Virtual Hearing: A Guide for Arbitrators

Strategies for Effective Oral Advocacy & Cross-Examination for Virtual Hearings: A Guide for Counsel

Virtual Hearings: Contemporary Perspectives – Part 1

  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association

Guerrilla tactics in online hearings

  • YSIAC

COVID 19: Mock Virtual Hearing On Key Procedural Issues

Virtual Mock Hearing: Cross-Examination

 

Law firms

  • Dechert LLP

COVID-19 Coronavirus International Arbitration Impact: Remote Hearings: fair or foul? 

  • Fenwick Elliott

Virtual Hearings & Virtual Mediations: the future of dispute resolution?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills

COVID-19: Pressure Points: Podcast  “The Challenges of Resolving Disputes in a Time of Social Distancing : The Impact of The Pandemic on Arbitration” (GLOBAL)

  • Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Navigating the World of Virtual Mediation and Arbitration: 25 Actionable Tips

 

VIRTUAL CASES

 

Australia

 

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