Groups and organisations

Charity ball raises over half a million for Save the Children

The International Arbitration Charity Ball returned to London last night for the first time in four years, raising a record-breaking £550,000 for Save the Children in an event that drew inspiration from the musical biopic The Greatest Showman.

13 May 2022

Moot organisers resist calls to exclude Russian teams

As the conflict in the east of Europe intensifies, organisers of international moot competitions have resisted calls to exclude Russian teams because of the invasion of Ukraine, generating angry debate on social media.

02 March 2022

Alexandrov next in line to steer ICCA

Bulgarian arbitrator Stanimir Alexandrov will take over next year as president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, the organisation has announced.

11 February 2022

Beijing centre gears up for investment disputes

The Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC) has unveiled a panel of more than 100 arbitrators who can hear investment arbitrations at the institution, along with a new arbitrator code of conduct for such disputes.

09 February 2022

IBA committee announces new officers

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has announced its new line up of officers for the coming year, with Samaa Haridi of Hogan Lovells in New York stepping up to senior co-chair and Brazilian Valería Galíndez becoming junior co-chair.

11 January 2022

ICC announces leaders of disability inclusion task force

The ICC has named two leaders of its newly created task force on disability inclusion and international arbitration: Simon Maynard of King & Spalding in London and Toronto-based arbitrator and academic Todd Weiler.

06 December 2021

Space arbitration association blasts off

A new arbitration association has launched today in anticipation of a new wave of disputes arising from the increasing commercialisation of space, including space tourism.

23 November 2021

Banifatemi succeeds Gaillard as president of IAI

Yas Banifatemi has succeeded Emmanuel Gaillard as president of the International Arbitration Institute following his sudden death earlier this year.

10 November 2021

SIAC appoints new CEO and registrar

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has appointed a new chief executive officer and registrar.

01 November 2021

Winds of change: Latin America’s shifting regulatory landscape

At a recent ITA-ALARB Americas Workshop, practitioners discussed regulatory changes in Latin America, including those responding to the covid-19 pandemic, and commercial and investment disputes arising from them. Florentina Field of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in Paris reports.

01 November 2021

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