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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
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
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
Catherine Amirfar, co-chair of public international law at Debevoise & Plimpton, has begun her two-year term as president of the American Society of International Law.
08 April 2020
The largest and most international event in the arbitration calendar, the biennial ICCA Congress – which was due to take place in Edinburgh in May – has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
19 March 2020
The International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) has elected former Allen & Overy partner Judith Gill QC as vice president of its executive body – and appointed six new members to its governing board.
03 February 2020
Anthony Abrahams is retiring as director general of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators after eight years.
04 December 2019
A working group made up of representatives of ICCA, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Institute and the New York City Bar Association has released a cybersecurity protocol for international arbitration.
22 November 2019
Hong Kong’s secretary for justice Teresa Cheng SC says she suffered “serious bodily harm” after falling amid a crowd of pro-democracy protesters outside the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators building in London, where she had been due to deliver a keynote speech.
15 November 2019
A new group aimed at promoting the role of Latin American women in arbitration has held its first event in Buenos Aires.
05 June 2019
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