Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Kinnear to retire as ICSID secretary general

ICSID has begun the search for a new secretary general as Meg Kinnear prepares to step down from the role next year.

05 September 2023

Russian institution says it is not target of US sanctions

CORRECTION: One of Russia’s longest-running arbitral institutions has said it is not affected by recent US sanctions imposed on a separate entity that shares the same name as its parent organisation.

24 August 2023

Australian young group appoints first co-chairs

The under-45s group at the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA 45) has elected its first co-chairs and has appointed overseas lawyers on its steering committee for the first time.

23 August 2023

SIAC seeks feedback on rules update

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has launched a public consultation on the seventh edition of its rules.

22 August 2023

SIAC adds board and court members

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has appointed India’s Cyril Shroff to its board of directors and two new members to its arbitration court.

17 August 2023

Young ITA unveils new leadership team

The Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) has revealed the new leadership team for its under-40 group, including new and returning board members and the group's first Middle East and Africa chairs.

13 August 2023

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Linklaters partner Christian Albanesi, Alston & Bird practice co-head Alex Yanos and Nigerian arbitrator Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour SAN have received first-time appointments in the latest round of panels formed at ICSID, while Germany’s Rolf Knieper is challenged at the centre over a new appointment by Turkmenistan.

10 August 2023

ICDR releases 2022 case statistics

The latest caseload report of the international division of the American Arbitration Association reveals the centre handled US$4.2 billion worth of cases last year, while less than a quarter of arbitrators on its roster come from diverse backgrounds.

04 August 2023

Silicon Valley centre to publish AI guidelines

The Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Centre (SVAMC) has established a task force to draft guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence in international arbitration, with publication expected in September.

28 July 2023

Three new faces on LCIA board

Marie Berard, James Freeman and Roland Ziadé have joined the board of directors at the London Court of International Arbitration, replacing Judith Gill KC, Nigel Rawding KC and Richard Hill.

20 July 2023

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