Groups and organisations

IBA publishes updated evidence rules

New provisions on virtual hearings, illegally obtained evidence and undue influence on witnesses testifying remotely are among the newly published updates to the International Bar Association rules on the taking of evidence.

17 February 2021

New leaders at Spanish club young group

The Spanish Arbitration Club’s under-40 group has elected a new nine-member leadership team based in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Mexico, Ecuador and the US.

17 February 2021

No right to physical hearing in 22 countries, taskforce finds

An ICCA taskforce investigating the right to a physical hearing in international arbitration has found there is no express right to in-person hearings in the latest 22 countries it examined.

09 February 2021

New leaders for ASA following annual conference

The Swiss Arbitration Association has appointed new leaders and put a focus on arbitration and insolvency at its annual conference.

03 February 2021

Salomon shares tips with rising arbitrators

To get consistent appointments as an arbitrator, you need to build a strong reputation in your first few cases, the future ICC International Court of Arbitration president Claudia Salomon has told the recently launched Rising Arbitrators Initiative.

29 January 2021

Green campaign seeks feedback on draft protocols

The campaign for “Greener Arbitrations” has launched a public consultation on its draft protocols to reduce the carbon footprint of the international arbitration community.

29 January 2021

New leadership at CIArb young group

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ young members group has appointed CMS and Schellenberg Wittmer practitioners as chair and vice-chair of its global steering committee.

28 January 2021

Kimmelman takes helm as NYIAC plans move

The New York International Arbitration Centre has elected Louis Kimmelman, who recently retired from private practice, as its new chair as it takes advantage of the pandemic-related slump in New York real estate prices to find new premises in Manhattan.

26 January 2021

German lawyer takes helm at ASA

Korinna von Trotha, who heads the Berlin office of the German Arbitration Institute, is to take over as executive director of the Swiss Arbitration Association after Alex McLin steps down to focus on governance and arbitration in international sport.

25 January 2021

Nigerian institution unveils committee

The Lagos Court of Arbitration has unveiled a new arbitration committee as it prepares to review its rules and build its reputation as a world-class international arbitral institution.

25 January 2021

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