Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

LCIA responds to Dubai's proposals on handling of DIFC-LCIA cases

The LCIA has said that its still in discussion with the authorities in Dubai over the handling of cases being conducted under the DIFC-LCIA rules in the wake of the emirate's abolition of their joint venture, after Dubai issued a statement proposing they be handled by the LCIA on a "secondment" basis.

15 October 2021

Uzbekistan's offering on show at first arbitration week

The first Uzbek Arbitration Week enabled Uzbekistan to showcase its updated arbitration offering, including a new law based on the UNCITRAL Model Law and new rules and rosters at the Tashkent International Arbitration Centre, and highlight its advantages as a seat for CIS-related disputes.

12 October 2021

Fun in store for ICC Court alumni

A new ICC Court Alumni Group will keep former members of the court connected and involve them in planning for the future, mentoring the new generation and fun, it was announced today.

05 October 2021

LCIA adds two to its board

Kate Cervantes-Knox of DLA Piper and Constantine Partasides QC of Three Crowns have been appointed to the LCIA board.

30 September 2021

Reed fills Born's shoes at SIAC

Lucy Reed is to succeed Gary Born as president of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's Court of Arbitration, which has also added new members.

28 September 2021

ICSID and UNCITRAL suggest options to curb double-hatting

The third draft of ICSID and UNCITRAL’s code of conduct for adjudicators in investment disputes sets out options for curbing “double hatting”, ranging from a complete ban to a requirement to fully disclose relevant counsel and expert witness appointments.

24 September 2021

Shifting sands: Dubai’s consolidation plan explained

Essam Al Tamimi and Sara Koleilat-Aranjo of Al Tamimi & Company explain Dubai’s surprise move to consolidate three arbitration centres into a single centre under the Dubai International Arbitration Centre brand.

23 September 2021

Ask Jackie: LCIA chief takes questions in Paris

At a Q&A for Paris Arbitration Week, LCIA director general Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof discussed what makes the perfect arbitrator, why institutional appointments are a good thing, and the use of “closet” tribunal secretaries.

22 September 2021

Dubai issues shock decree

Amended. In a shock move, Dubai has abolished the LCIA's link-up with the Dubai International Financial Centre and transferred its property, staff and cases to the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.

20 September 2021

Chair of ICC commission to step down

Finnish arbitrator Carita Wallgren-Lindholm has announced she is stepping down as chair of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR.

16 September 2021

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