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The Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC) has begun the search for a new non-executive chair after it announced that Brandon Malone will stand down from the role following the ICCA Congress next year.
18 September 2020
Meg Kinnear has been re-elected to serve a third term as ICSID secretary general following a vote by the centre’s administrative council.
16 September 2020
The Permanent Court of Arbitration says it has now resumed “partial in-person hearings” at the Peace Palace in the Hague, citing an exception in Dutch travel restrictions that will allow participants abroad to attend without quarantining.
07 September 2020
Pakistan’s first international arbitration centre has launched a legislative reforms committee chaired by leading arbitrator Makhdoom Ali Khan to review the country’s arbitration regime and recommend changes to simplify and modernise it.
19 August 2020
Akin Gump’s London-based head of arbitration Justin Williams and counsel James Glaysher consider the updated version of the LCIA’s arbitration rules which come into force on 1 October.
17 August 2020
US arbitration provider JAMS says it has cut ties with a retired judge who forwarded an article promoting white nationalism to counsel in a case he was hearing as arbitrator.
12 August 2020
The LCIA has released an update to its arbitration rules, with refined provisions on virtual hearings and electronic communications to facilitate proceedings in "the new normal" of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as an increase in the maximum hourly rates that can be charged by arbitrators and the secretariat.
11 August 2020
The ICC International Court of Arbitration registered a record 869 new cases in 2019, including its 25,000th case and its highest ever number of cases involving states and state-owned entities and Indian and Chinese parties.
28 July 2020
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has begun the latest review of its arbitration rules, saying it will consider revisions dealing with consolidation, expedited procedures, challenges and new technology.
07 July 2020
The Vienna International Arbitration Centre has issued the Vienna Protocol – a practical checklist for remote hearings held during the coronavirus pandemic.
02 July 2020
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