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The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has added 11 new members to its council, meaning the institution’s governing body has a full complement of members.
15 March 2019
The former deputy secretary general of the Court of Arbitration for Sport William Sternheimer has joined specialist boutique Morgan Sports Law, where he will head the firm’s newly opened Lausanne office.
10 January 2019
The ICC International Court of Arbitration has released updated guidance on the conduct of arbitration under its rules – seeking to assist arbitrators with disclosure of potential conflicts, facilitate the constitution of tribunals and enhance transparency among other goals – and adapted its model clause to take account of a controversial judgment in Russia.
20 December 2018
Sundra Rajoo has resigned as director of the Kuala Lumpur-based Asia International Arbitration Centre after being arrested on suspicion of corruption – but it is unclear whether the investigation will continue after a court accepted he is protected by diplomatic immunity.
21 November 2018
The Asian International Arbitration Centre in Kuala Lumpur has said it is cooperating with the Malaysian authorities to disprove “spurious and erroneous” allegations that the centre’s director, Sundra Rajoo, used funds granted to the centre by the government to obtain favours from ministers – including the extension of his employment contract.
19 November 2018
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has appointed a former in-house counsel at Hyundai Heavy Industries from Allen & Overy as counsel and chief representative of its Korea office.
29 October 2018
Lawyers have downplayed the significance of a Belgian court judgment which held that a clause in FIFA’s statute providing for the mandatory resolution of disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport is incompatible with Belgian law – amid suggestions that the decision threatens the legitimacy and jurisdiction of CAS.
11 September 2018
The former secretary general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Chiann Bao is to become the newest member of Arbitration Chambers, after leaving Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom to focus on developing her practice as an arbitrator.
31 August 2018
The Russian Arbitration Centre of the Institute of Modern Arbitration has released its first annual report – revealing that it is already administering over 100 disputes worth US$117 million.
21 August 2018
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has launched a new group that aims to promote women arbitration practitioners in China.
19 February 2018
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