Groups and organisations

Young ICCA elects Three Crowns barrister as co-chair

Three Crowns senior associate Maanas Jain has been elected as a co-chair of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration’s youth network until 2023.

08 September 2021

Putter takes helm at Dutch Arbitration Association

Stan Putter of Smallgange Lawyers in Rotterdam has taken over as chair of the Dutch Arbitration Association.

05 August 2021

ICSID reports increase in cases and gender diversity

ICSID registered a record 70 new cases in the last financial year, while the ratio of women appointed to tribunals and other panels more than doubled.

04 August 2021

ICCA Edinburgh postponed again

The ICCA Congress in Edinburgh has been postponed once again due to the pandemic and will now take place in late 2022.

23 June 2021

ASA launches arbitration toolbox

The Swiss Arbitration Association, or ASA, has launched an “Arbitration Toolbox” providing practical advice on how to organise and conduct cases.

16 June 2021

A call for civility: ICCA publishes guidelines on standards of practice

A taskforce at the International Council for Commercial Arbitration has published guidelines on standards of practice in international arbitration to address concerns that behaviour in the field has repeatedly fallen “below minimum civility standards.”

09 June 2021

PCA sees record cases in 2020

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has released its annual report for 2020 – revealing that a record number of new cases were registered at the institution last year.

27 May 2021

Taskforce finds no right to physical hearing in 77 countries

An ICCA taskforce investigating the right to a physical hearing in international arbitration has released its third and final batch of reports, finding that there is no express right to in-person hearings in any of the 77 countries examined.

26 May 2021

Green Protocols launched on Earth Day

To mark Earth Day today, The Campaign for Greener Arbitration has launched 6 Green Protocols. The steering committee sets out the protocols and argues the time for collective behavioural change is now.

22 April 2021

ICSID and UNCITRAL update draft code of conduct

ICSID and UNCITRAL have published a revised draft code of conduct for adjudicators in investment disputes following feedback from states and other stakeholders in the field.

21 April 2021

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