Groups and organisations

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

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

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