Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

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

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Fifteen new panels have been formed at ICSID in the past seven weeks, including first-time appointments for Egypt’s Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Kenya’s Githu Muigai SC, Sweden’s Jakob Ragnwaldh and Carlos Concepción of the US.

02 September 2021

SCC launches express dispute resolution tool

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has launched the “SCC Express,” a new tool in which parties can receive a legal assessment of their dispute for a fixed fee in three weeks.

05 August 2021

ICC's South Asia director joins chambers in Singapore

The ICC International Court of Arbitration’s former director for South Asia and co-chair of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum Asia Chapter, Abhinav Bhushan, is joining 39 Essex Chambers.

04 August 2021

ICC Court to build LGBTQIA network

The ICC International Court of Arbitration is to build a LGBTQIA network in its latest move to champion diversity and inclusivity

30 July 2021

Bahrain centre sees accelerating growth in caseload

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution has revealed that in the past 12 months to date, 57 new cases have submitted to it, representing 16% of its total caseload over the past 11 years.

22 July 2021

New rules for investment disputes in Vienna

The Vienna International Arbitration Centre has adopted new investment arbitration and mediation rules that it says are particularly suited for smaller claims that “fall through the cracks” – while also updating its standard rules to address third-party funding and remote hearings.

21 July 2021

CAS names lords of the rings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases arising during the Tokyo Olympics.

15 July 2021

Cairo centre looks back on pandemic year

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration has revealed that it received 67 new cases in 2020 – with construction disputes accounting for 31% of the total – and that in the first half of this year it has already registered 56.

13 July 2021

Salomon calls for participants in disability taskforce

As one of her first acts as president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Claudia Salomon has called for interested candidates to participate in a newly created task force on disability inclusion and international arbitration.

09 July 2021

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