Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Rajoo in the clear as dispute over successor continues

The former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre, Sundra Rajoo – who has been facing criminal charges in Malaysia for using the centre’s money to publish a book – has seen the charges against him quashed, as a dispute over the appointment of his successor continues.

22 June 2020

Bahrain centre reports rise in caseload

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution, or BCDR, registered 41 new cases in 2019 with a combined value of US$1.44 billion, according to its latest annual report.

12 June 2020

Belgian centre elects new president

The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation, or CEPANI, has elected Stibbe of counsel Benoît Kohl as its new president.

09 June 2020

LCIA Court welcomes new faces

The LCIA Court has appointed Singaporean Christopher Lau SC as one of its vice presidents and added eight new court members.

08 June 2020

ICCA publishes volume of Veeder lectures

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has commemorated the late British arbitrator Johnny Veeder QC by publishing an online volume of his lectures.

02 June 2020

HKIAC names new co-chairs

Debevoise & Plimpton partner David W Rivkin and former Hong Kong secretary for justice Rimsky Yuen SC have been named as the new co-chairs of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

26 May 2020

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

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