Groups and organisations

DIFC courts launch arbitration group

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have launched a new arbitration working group to share best practice and help adapt efficient court services.

07 October 2020

Carlevaris takes helm at reformed Italian association

Andrea Carlevaris has been appointed as the president of the Italian Arbitration Association as it drops the administration of cases to focus on training and research and launches new initiatives, including in cooperation with the Milan Chamber of Arbitration.

22 September 2020

ASA teams up with Swiss Chambers

The Swiss Arbitration Association is joining forces with the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution by purchasing a controlling stake in the centre.

18 September 2020

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

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