Groups and organisations

Working group releases cybersecurity protocol

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

Cheng's CIArb speech derailed by protests in London

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

LatAm women’s group launches in Buenos Aires

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

Young Pakistan group makes first appointments

The Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) in Pakistan has formed a local steering committee and an international advisory board for its young arbitration group.

23 May 2019

CIArb releases witness conferencing guidelines

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has issued guidelines on witness conferencing in international arbitration that it hopes will help to “minimise the risks of the process going awry”.

30 April 2019

CIArb gets disclosure in aid of disciplinary action

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has been granted access to English court documents relating to the disqualification of a well-known construction arbitrator for use in disciplinary proceedings against him.

29 April 2019

New leaders for Mumbai centre’s under-40 group

The Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration, or MCIA, has announced the latest steering committee for its young practitioners’ group.

15 April 2019

ICCA and IBA join forces on data protection

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration and the International Bar Association have created a joint task force to produce a guide to data protection issues in international arbitration.

12 February 2019

New board for Ukrainian Arbitration Association

The Ukrainian Arbitration Association has elected lawyers based in Kiev, Moscow, London, Paris and Minsk to its nine-strong board presided over by Olena Perepelynska of Integrites in Kiev.

30 November 2018

Young construction group appoints Singapore co-chair

The recently formed YConstruction group has appointed a partner at Rajah & Tann in Singapore as its fourth co-chair as it looks to expand its reach in Asia following its opening in May.

12 September 2018

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