Groups and organisations

New group launches for Indian women

Niyati Ahuja of Steptoe & Johnson has launched a new group to improve the representation of Indian women in international arbitration.

18 May 2023

Ukrainian group excludes Russians from arbitrator list

After celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Ukrainian Arbitration Association has updated its arbitrator list to exclude Russian and Belarusian nationals and those whose firms work for Russian or Belarusian state interests or sanctioned parties.

11 May 2023

World Bank selects new president

Indian-American business executive Ajay Banga is to take over from David Malpass as president of the World Bank and chair of ICSID’s administrative council.

04 May 2023

Vienna wins Vis Moot on home soil

The University of Vienna has won this year’s Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which this week celebrated its 30th anniversary.

06 April 2023

UNCITRAL group finalises draft code of conduct for arbitrators

UNCITRAL’s working group III has completed work on a draft code of conduct for arbitrators in investor-state disputes after reaching a compromise on double-hatting.

04 April 2023

Arab network launches in US

Lawyers at five firms have teamed up to launch a new group that aims to promote and support US-based arbitration practitioners with links to the Arab world.

02 March 2023

ICCA panel to draft disputes annex for Paris Agreement

Catherine Amirfar and Annette Magnusson are to chair a high-level ICCA panel that will develop and promote a draft annex on conciliation of disputes for the Paris Agreement and its parent treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

24 February 2023

New leadership at Parisian young practitioners group

The Paris Very Young Arbitration Practitioners group (PVYAP) has appointed four new co-chairs to its steering committee – Nil Daver, Florian Renaux, Ernest Morales Tonda and Karim Zein.

08 December 2022

Law firms launch business and human rights group

Twenty-two law firms have formed an association to support lawyers advising clients on human rights issues relating to their business, including by promoting arbitration as a means of resolving human rights disputes.

29 November 2022

Young ICCA brings “shark tank” to Edinburgh

The recent ICCA Congress in Edinburgh showcased the work of Young ICCA in a number of ways, including through an innovative "shark tank" in which five young practitioners were given up to five minutes each to pitch what they considered to be the most significant decision in international commercial arbitration since the last ICCA Congress in Sydney in 2018.

21 October 2022

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