Groups and organisations

ICCA urged to contribute to “greater public good”

Former UN high commissioner for human rights Louise Arbour used a keynote address at the ICCA Congress in Edinburgh to call for arbitration to play a role in strengthening national justice systems in poor countries, suggesting this might be funded through a tax on arbitral awards.

21 September 2022

Madrid to host ICCA in 2026

Madrid is to host the 27th ICCA Congress in 2026, beating rival bids from Dubai, Kigali and Vancouver.

19 September 2022

New president and rules at AAA

US judge Bridget McCormack is to take over from India Johnson as president and CEO of the American Arbitration Association as it launches updated commercial arbitration rules.

14 September 2022

New leaders for Paris Arbitration Week

Paris Arbitration Week has named Fieldfisher partner Marily Paralika and Teynier Pic’s Raphaël Kaminsky as its new co-presidents, while also refreshing its board.

13 September 2022

ArbitralWomen names new leadership

ArbitralWomen has elected Vinson & Elkins partner Louise Woods as president of its newly constituted board, as well as naming seven new members to its advisory council.

28 July 2022

Diverse new steering committee for IBA Arb 40

The International Bar Association's arbitration under-40 group has unveiled a diverse new steering committee co-chaired by Agnès Bizard of King & Spalding in Paris and Juan Felipe Merizalde of Adell & Merizalde in Bogotá.

07 July 2022

Metaverse gathering for Young ICCA mentors and mentees

In a twist to its usual activities, Young ICCA has held a technologically cutting-edge career development event for participants in its mentoring programme - with Dana MacGrath and Toby Landau QC sharing advice in the Metaverse.

25 June 2022

New co-chairs for French under-40 group

The French Arbitration Committee’s under-40 group, CFA40, has named Juliette Asso of Lalive, Sarah Monnerville Smith of Eversheds Sutherland and Armand Terrien of Terrien Avocat as its new co-chairs.

24 June 2022

IFCAI prepares for new president

The International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions has approved a revised constitution and elected a new council as it prepares for the appointment of a new president to replace Stefano Azzali at the end of his term.

22 June 2022

Young EFILA holds launch debate

The European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration has launched a "Young EFILA" network for practitioners aged under 40, kicking off its activities with a debate on whether the European Union remains an attractive investment destination in the wake of AchmeaKomstroy and PL Holdings. 

21 June 2022

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