Groups and organisations

New leadership at Bogotá chamber

The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce has appointed a new president to lead its arbitration and conciliation centre.

09 April 2021

IBA releases toolkit on insolvency and arbitration

The International Bar Association has released a toolkit providing guidance for when a party to an arbitration is subject to insolvency proceedings.

24 March 2021

Atlanta group names new president

The Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS) has named independent arbitrator Brent Clinkscale as its new president – the first African American to take on the role.

10 March 2021

IBA publishes updated evidence rules

New provisions on virtual hearings, illegally obtained evidence and undue influence on witnesses testifying remotely are among the newly published updates to the International Bar Association rules on the taking of evidence.

17 February 2021

New leaders at Spanish club young group

The Spanish Arbitration Club’s under-40 group has elected a new nine-member leadership team based in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Mexico, Ecuador and the US.

17 February 2021

No right to physical hearing in 22 countries, taskforce finds

An ICCA taskforce investigating the right to a physical hearing in international arbitration has found there is no express right to in-person hearings in the latest 22 countries it examined.

09 February 2021

New leaders for ASA following annual conference

The Swiss Arbitration Association has appointed new leaders and put a focus on arbitration and insolvency at its annual conference.

03 February 2021

Salomon shares tips with rising arbitrators

To get consistent appointments as an arbitrator, you need to build a strong reputation in your first few cases, the future ICC International Court of Arbitration president Claudia Salomon has told the recently launched Rising Arbitrators Initiative.

29 January 2021

Green campaign seeks feedback on draft protocols

The campaign for “Greener Arbitrations” has launched a public consultation on its draft protocols to reduce the carbon footprint of the international arbitration community.

29 January 2021

New leadership at CIArb young group

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ young members group has appointed CMS and Schellenberg Wittmer practitioners as chair and vice-chair of its global steering committee.

28 January 2021

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