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IBA committee announces new officers

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has announced its new line up of officers for the coming year, with Samaa Haridi of Hogan Lovells in New York stepping up to senior co-chair and Brazilian Valería Galíndez becoming junior co-chair.

11 January 2022

ICC announces leaders of disability inclusion task force

The ICC has named two leaders of its newly created task force on disability inclusion and international arbitration: Simon Maynard of King & Spalding in London and Toronto-based arbitrator and academic Todd Weiler.

06 December 2021

Space arbitration association blasts off

A new arbitration association has launched today in anticipation of a new wave of disputes arising from the increasing commercialisation of space, including space tourism.

23 November 2021

Banifatemi succeeds Gaillard as president of IAI

Yas Banifatemi has succeeded Emmanuel Gaillard as president of the International Arbitration Institute following his sudden death earlier this year.

10 November 2021

SIAC appoints new CEO and registrar

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has appointed a new chief executive officer and registrar.

01 November 2021

Winds of change: Latin America’s shifting regulatory landscape

At a recent ITA-ALARB Americas Workshop, practitioners discussed regulatory changes in Latin America, including those responding to the covid-19 pandemic, and commercial and investment disputes arising from them. Florentina Field of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in Paris reports.

01 November 2021

Cooperation on the menu in China

A highlight of China Arbitration Week, this year's China Arbitration Summit and Belt and Road Arbitration Institutions Forum affirmed China’s commitment to arbitration and particularly to strengthening international cooperation to develop talent and harmonise practice. Melody Chan, partner at White & Case in Hong Kong, and associates Philip Tan and Clemency Wang in Singapore, report.

04 October 2021

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

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