Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Saudi centre to make mediated settlements enforceable

The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has launched an emergency programme providing for the conversion of mediated settlements obtained through remote processes to enforceable titles in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

21 May 2020

LCIA posts record case numbers

The LCIA has reported receiving a record number of cases in 2019 as well as an surge in new arbitrations filed early this year – and says it is expecting even more cases as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

19 May 2020

Cairo centre unveils case figures and new advisers

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration received its second-highest number of new cases in 2019 according to its latest statistics – and has appointed two new members to its advisory committee.

15 May 2020

Major hearing centres team up

Three leading international arbitration hearing centres, the International Dispute Resolution Centre in London, Maxwell Chambers in Singapore and Arbitration Place in Toronto and Ottawa, have joined forces to form a new alliance offering "global hybrid hearings" in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

13 May 2020

SCC offers ad hoc platform for free during pandemic

In an initiative to support online administration of proceedings in challenging times, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce is offering its secure digital platform for communications and file sharing between tribunals and parties free of charge for ad hoc cases started during the coronavirus pandemic.

24 April 2020

Covid-19: participants in SIAC case share success of virtual hearing

After Doug Jones called for the arbitration community to exchange feedback on cases conducted remotely using technology during the coronavirus pandemic, participants in an international commercial case under SIAC rules have shared their experience of conducting a case using technology provided by Maxwell Chambers in Singapore.

23 April 2020

Delos updates covid-19 checklist

GAR Award-winning arbitral body Delos Dispute Resolution has updated its checklist on holding in-person arbitrations and mediation hearings during the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, in particular to address a situation where one side wants to proceed with a case and the other to delay it.

03 April 2020

Seoul protocol on video conferencing unveiled

A new Seoul Protocol on Video Conferencing in International Arbitration, published by the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, offers guidance that could be useful for those holding virtual hearings and meetings from lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

02 April 2020

New co-chairs for ICC Belt and Road commission

The ICC International Court of Arbitration has appointed two new co-chairs for its Belt and Road commission to replace departing chair Justin D’Agostino.

23 March 2020

Dubai centre reports record caseload

The DIFC-LCIA in Dubai has published its caseload statistics for 2018, reporting the highest-ever number of cases filed at the centre.

25 November 2019

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