Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

New chair at Maxwell Chambers

Shearman & Sterling partner Daryl Chew has been appointed as the new chair of Maxwell Chambers in Singapore.

11 March 2021

IDRC and LCIA find new home by St Paul's

The International Dispute Resolution Centre - London’s leading arbitration hearing centre - is to move to an impressive new space by St Paul’s Cathedral, most likely with the LCIA as a tenant.

26 February 2021

HKIAC shows strength as enters Year of Ox

In statistics revealed just before the Chinese New Year, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has revealed that in 2020 the centre received the highest number of arbitration filings in a decade with a record US$8.8 billion in dispute.

16 February 2021

BVI centre appoints new registrar

The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre has appointed former HKIAC counsel Hana Doumal as its new registrar.

10 February 2021

New leaders for Lagos centre

After making changes to align itself with global best practice, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre - LACIAC - has appointed a new chair and board and court members as it unveils a road map for 2021.

08 February 2021

Court referrals hand Mumbai centre caseload boost

The Indian Supreme Court has referred two financial disputes to be heard by sole arbitrators at the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA), boosting the caseload of the young institution.

02 February 2021

PRIME Finance launches rules review

PRIME Finance, the Hague-based institution that helps to resolve disputes over complex financial transactions, has proposed changes to its arbitration rules – including a greater role for the Permanent Court of Arbitration, which administers its cases.

27 January 2021

ICC report examines unreliability of witnesses

The ICC has published a new report on the accuracy of fact witness testimony in international arbitration, analysing the science behind human memory and offering guidance on how to make fact witness evidence more reliable.

19 January 2021

All-time high for LCIA

The LCIA has reported an all-time high of 444 referrals in 2020, with 407 arbitration cases fully administered by the institution pursuant to its own rules.

14 January 2021

New president at Swiss institution

The Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, or SCAI, has named Lenz & Staehelin partner Xavier Favre-Bulle as its new president among several other appointments, while revealing its latest case figures and updates to its appointing authority rules.

14 January 2021

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