Groups and organisations

LatAm group to monitor pandemic impact

The Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) has established an observatory to monitor the impact of covid-19 on dispute resolution in the region.

19 October 2020

ICCA Congress postponed again due to coronavirus

The biennial ICCA Congress, which was due to take place in Edinburgh in February, has once again been postponed due to the coronavirus as the UK experiences a second wave of cases.

15 October 2020

White & Case and Queen Mary look at post-pandemic world in new survey

White & Case and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London have launched their 2020 international arbitration survey, focusing on the adaptability of this form of dispute resolution in a world transformed by the coronavirus pandemic and other global changes.

13 October 2020

Silva Romero to steer ICC institute

Dechert partner Eduardo Silva Romero has been appointed as the new chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the fourth in its 40-year history.

12 October 2020

DIFC courts launch arbitration group

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have launched a new arbitration working group to share best practice and help adapt efficient court services.

07 October 2020

Carlevaris takes helm at reformed Italian association

Andrea Carlevaris has been appointed as the president of the Italian Arbitration Association as it drops the administration of cases to focus on training and research and launches new initiatives, including in cooperation with the Milan Chamber of Arbitration.

22 September 2020

ASA teams up with Swiss Chambers

The Swiss Arbitration Association is joining forces with the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution by purchasing a controlling stake in the centre.

18 September 2020

An update on UNCITRAL's work on expedited rules and ISDS reform

The 2020 Virtual ITA-ASIL Conference took the form of an interview with UNCITRAL legal officer Corinne Montineri about the progress of Working Groups II and III in developing expedited arbitration rules and reforms to investor-state dispute settlement. Lucy Winnington-Ingram of Reed Smith in London reports.

11 September 2020

ICCA researches right to a physical hearing

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has launched a research project on whether a right to a physical hearing exists in international arbitration – and is calling for contributions.

04 September 2020

New names join advocacy training group

The Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy has announced new additions to its board of trustees and executive committee, with Wendy Miles QC taking a leadership role.

01 September 2020

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