Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Albania threatens ICSID withdrawal as German investor brings new claim

A German shipping company has brought an ICSID claim against Albania, as the state threatens to withdraw from the centre’s jurisdiction after failing to reopen a €110 million award in a separate case.

13 April 2023

IBA task force to review conflict guidelines

The International Bar Association has formed a new task force to review its guidelines on conflicts of interest in international arbitration, with amendments expected to be finalised next year.

13 April 2023

Vienna wins Vis Moot on home soil

The University of Vienna has won this year’s Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which this week celebrated its 30th anniversary.

06 April 2023

Rajoo back at AIAC

In a dramatic volte face, Sundra Rajoo has been reinstated as director of the Kuala Lumpur-based Asian International Arbitration Centre after being cleared of criminal charges arising from his previous eight-year tenure.

17 March 2023

CIArb Young Members Group names new leaders

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group has elected new members to its steering committee for the 2023 term.

09 March 2023

DIAC refreshes court and adds registrar

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre has unveiled its new arbitration court, made up mostly of foreign practitioners, as well as hiring a new registrar.

28 February 2023

Malpass to leave World Bank role

David Malpass has announced his plans to resign as president of the World Bank – and chair of ICSID’s administrative council – before the end of his term, amid reports of a climate policy rift with US President Joe Biden.

17 February 2023

ICCA unveils new board

ICCA has elected Audley Sheppard KC as its new vice president, as well as naming four new members of its governing board.

15 February 2023

Madrid centre names new secretary general

The Madrid International Arbitration Centre, or CIAM, has appointed former CMS counsel Marta Lalaguna as its new secretary general – replacing Mélanie Riofrio Piché, who is departing to launch a solo practice as arbitrator.

03 February 2023

Declaration marks 100 years of the ICC Court

To mark its centenary this year, the ICC International Court of Arbitration has issued a declaration setting out its unwavering commitment to access to justice and the rule of law and its vision for leading dispute resolution for the next century.

01 February 2023

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