"On Friday, 5 May 2017, commercial courts from five continents gathered in London. This was the first time this has happened. Why now?"
See also the interesting posting on General Damages Awards for Personal Injuries
N.B. global frame of reference - Music, Literature, the Visual Arts, Landscape, Current Affairs. A special emphasis on Dorset and Greece, plus other countries where I've lived and worked (and others which I visit regularly or know well) - Jim.