Groups and organisations

Von Wobeser partner to chair Americas arbitration group

A partner at Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has been elected chair of the Americas Initiative at the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA).

20 August 2020

New co-chairs for French under-40 group

The French Arbitration Committee’s under-40 group, CFA40, has named Anastasia Bondarenko of Vannin Capital, Anne-Marie Lacoste of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Julie Spinelli of Le 16 Law as its new co-chairs.

23 July 2020

ArbitralWomen unveils new board

ArbitralWomen has announced its new board of directors for 2020 to 2022, including arbitrators, in-house counsel, experts, practitioners and academics from many different countries.

15 July 2020

ICCA commits to diversity and inclusion

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has published its first formal policy on diversity and inclusion as well as a plan for how it will be implemented.

10 June 2020

German under-40 group names new co-chairs

The German Institution of Arbitration’s young arbitrators group, DIS40, has appointed three new co-chairs.

02 June 2020

Change of leadership at Spanish club

Carlos de los Santos, head of litigation and arbitration at Garrigues in Madrid, has been appointed president of the Spanish Arbitration Club, which has also welcomed 12 new members to its board of directors.

15 May 2020

Reed takes helm at ICCA (but not in Edinburgh)

Lucy Reed has taken over as president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, on what would have been the last day of the planned ICCA Congress in Edinburgh that has been postponed owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

13 May 2020

African body unveils pandemic protocol

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Africa Arbitration Academy has unveiled a protocol on virtual hearings in Africa, taking into account the specific challenges that may arise in that continent.

30 April 2020

Virtual Vienna Vis won by Indian university

The Vis moot has come to an end, with a team from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata taking the prize in the competition which this year had to happen virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.

20 April 2020

CIArb names new director general

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has named Catherine Dixon, former chief executive of the Law Society of England and Wales, as its new director general.

17 April 2020

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