Premium article - 22 November 2012
The arbitration community is mourning Daniel Wehrli, a vice-president of the Swiss Arbitration Association and one of the team working on a revised Swiss law on arbitration, who has died suddenly aged 62.
Premium article - 07 November 2012
GAR looks back on the life of Pieter Sanders, the father of the New York Convention, who died in Rotterdam on 27 September – just six days after celebrating his 100th birthday.
Premium article - 28 September 2012
Pieter Sanders, the principal drafter of the New York Convention and one of the founders of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, has died a week after celebrating his 100th birthday.
Premium article - 11 September 2012
One of the founders of Swiss law boutique Lalive, arbitrator Jean-Flavien Lalive, has died, it has emerged.
Premium article - 11 April 2012
Igor Pobirchenko, who presided over the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 18 years and created much of the country’s current arbitral infrastructure, has died aged 88.
Premium article - 16 March 2012
Singapore’s longest serving attorney-general since independence and the founding chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Tan Boon Teik, died last week, aged 83.
Premium article - 02 March 2012
Christopher Dugan, lead counsel in two pathbreaking NAFTA claims against the United States, has died after a long battle with cancer.
Premium article - 23 January 2012
One of France's best known arbitrators, Serge Lazareff, has died aged 86 after a short illness.
Premium article - 17 January 2012
Colleagues are mourning the loss of Joseph McLaughlin, a distinguished New York litigator-turned-arbitrator who was central to recent efforts to promote the city as an international arbitration venue.
Premium article - 09 January 2012
Dutch arbitrator and Columbia Law School professor Hans Smit has died, aged 84.