Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Swiss chambers adds three new faces

The Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, or SCAI, has announced three new members of its Arbitration Court as well as making two appointments to its special committee.

01 July 2020

HKIAC adds to proceedings and appointments committees

The HKIAC has added new members to its proceedings and appointments committees, which make key decisions on cases, meaning the two committees now have members of 13 nationalities based in nine jurisdictions.

30 June 2020

Hong Kong remains a neutral place to arbitrate, says HKIAC

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has said that Hong Kong remains a neutral place to arbitrate in the wake of pro-democracy protests and suggestions that China is tightening its grip on the territory.

30 June 2020

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

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