Groups and organisations

IBA evidence rules set for revision

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has unveiled its proposed revisions to the rules on the taking of evidence – as well as its new line up of officers for 2021.

20 November 2020

LCIA registrar joins Arbitration Chambers

Sarah Lancaster has left her role as registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration after eight years to become chambers director at Arbitration Chambers in London.

10 November 2020

UK can learn from Singapore, report says

An all-party parliamentary group for alternative dispute resolution set up by the UK government has issued a report arguing that the UK can learn from Singapore's "holistic" and "joined-up" approach to disputes policy and calling for the appointment of a minister in charge of arbitration.

04 November 2020

Under-40 groups appoint new leaders

The International Bar Association's under-40 subcommittee has new leaders, as has the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' young members group.

03 November 2020

LatAm group to monitor pandemic impact

The Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) has established an observatory to monitor the impact of covid-19 on dispute resolution in the region.

19 October 2020

ICCA Congress postponed again due to coronavirus

The biennial ICCA Congress, which was due to take place in Edinburgh in February, has once again been postponed due to the coronavirus as the UK experiences a second wave of cases.

15 October 2020

White & Case and Queen Mary look at post-pandemic world in new survey

White & Case and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London have launched their 2020 international arbitration survey, focusing on the adaptability of this form of dispute resolution in a world transformed by the coronavirus pandemic and other global changes.

13 October 2020

Silva Romero to steer ICC institute

Dechert partner Eduardo Silva Romero has been appointed as the new chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the fourth in its 40-year history.

12 October 2020

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

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