Groups and organisations

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

Working group unveils cybersecurity protocol at ICCA

A GAR award-winning joint working group formed by ICCA, the New York City Bar Association and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution has unveiled a draft protocol on cybersecurity in international arbitration at the ICCA Congress in Sydney.

17 April 2018

HKIAC launches women’s group for China

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has launched a new group that aims to promote women arbitration practitioners in China.

19 February 2018

ArbitralWomen president resigns and attacks "despotic regime"

UPDATED. Rashda Rana SC has resigned as president of ArbitralWomen after her proposals to reform the organisation’s internal governance were resisted – stating that without change to its “despotic regime” it cannot be “the vehicle of hope that I and so many others imagined it could or would be.”

30 November 2017

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