Linklaters has recently contributed two articles to the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

In light of the tariffs on steel imposed by the USA and the subsequent filing by the EU of a case against the USA at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Matthew Weiniger, Akshay Sewlikar and Reyna Ge consider the use of arbitration to resolve WTO disputes, including the possible practical barriers that parties might encounter. Read the article in full here.

Stephanie Tang looks at the new Belt and Road Programme announced by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) earlier this year. Does HKIAC’s new Belt and Road Advisory Committee and its online resource platform offer enough for it to be considered the premier forum for the resolution of Belt and Road disputes? Read Stephanie’s article in full here.