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Pierre Lalive 1923-2014

Pierre Lalive 1923-2014

Premium article - 10 March 2014

Swiss arbitrator and law professor Pierre Lalive, one of the founding fathers of modern international arbitration, has died at the age of 91.

Howard Holtzmann 1921-2013

Howard Holtzmann 1921-2013

Premium article - 12 December 2013

Howard Holtzmann, an influential US figure in the development of international arbitration and one of the first judges on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, has died at the age of 91.

Sir Ian Sinclair QC 1926-2013

Sir Ian Sinclair QC 1926-2013

Premium article - 16 August 2013

Sir Ian Sinclair QC, a former UK government legal adviser and distinguished public international lawyer at Blackstone Chambers in London, has died at the age of 87.

Cecil Olmstead 1920-2013

Cecil Olmstead 1920-2013

Premium article - 10 July 2013

A former president of the International Law Association who played a role in a number of pioneering expropriation claims has died at the age of 92.

Alain Plantey, 1924 - 2013

Alain Plantey, 1924 - 2013

Premium article - 21 March 2013

A former president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration – and the man responsible for putting "international" in its name – has died aged 88.

Mark Cato 1934-2012

Mark Cato 1934-2012

Premium article - 30 November 2012

UK chartered surveyor and arbitrator Mark Cato, who was one of the founders of the Arbitration Club, has passed away after a long battle with motor neurone disease that he chronicled in a popular blog.

Daniel Wehrli: 1950-2012

Daniel Wehrli: 1950-2012

Premium article - 22 November 2012

The arbitration community is mourning Daniel Wehrli, a vice-president of the Swiss Arbitration Association and one of the team working on a revised Swiss law on arbitration, who has died suddenly aged 62.

Pieter Sanders 1912-2012

Pieter Sanders 1912-2012

Premium article - 07 November 2012

GAR looks back on the life of Pieter Sanders, the father of the New York Convention, who died in Rotterdam on 27 September – just six days after celebrating his 100th birthday.

"A giant has left us"

"A giant has left us"

Premium article - 28 September 2012

Pieter Sanders, the principal drafter of the New York Convention and one of the founders of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, has died a week after celebrating his 100th birthday.

Jean-Flavien Lalive 1915-2012

Jean-Flavien Lalive 1915-2012

Premium article - 11 September 2012

One of the founders of Swiss law boutique Lalive, arbitrator Jean-Flavien Lalive, has died, it has emerged.