Region: International

Marc Lalonde 1929-2023

Marc Lalonde, who was at the heart of Canadian politics for over 15 years as right-hand man to former prime minister Pierre Trudeau before becoming a leading international arbitrator, has died aged 93.

26 May 2023

LCIA receives zero arbitrator challenges in 2022

The LCIA has revealed it did not receive a single arbitrator challenge last year in its latest annual report, as it also makes two new appointments to its court.

26 May 2023

Watson Farley & Williams hires in London

Former Squire Patton Boggs partner Alexis Martinez has joined the partnership at Watson Farley & Williams in London.

23 May 2023

A&O and Shearman announce merger

Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling have announced plans for a transatlantic merger that will bring two well-known international arbitration brands under one roof.

22 May 2023

Seven commandments to tackle corruption

In a biblically-inspired keynote speech in Basel, Nadia Darwazeh has outlined seven commandments for arbitrators to tackle corruption and explained how she applied them in a case she arbitrated.

12 May 2023

PRIME names new secretary general

PRIME Finance, the Hague-based institution that specialises in complex financial disputes, has appointed former New Zealand judge Sir David Baragwanath KC as its new secretary general.

10 May 2023

The High Seas Treaty: a further step in environmental protection

The United Nations has recently reached a historic agreement on environmental protection known as the High Seas Treaty. Meriam Al-Rashid and Kate Johnston of Eversheds Sutherland consider its key provisions and compare it with another important environmental treaty covering Latin America.

03 May 2023

Swiss arbitrator goes solo

Pierre-Yves Tschanz, who was a partner at the recently disbanded Swiss firm Tavernier Tschanz, has established an independent arbitrator practice in Geneva.

02 May 2023

GAR launches second edition of UCIA

The second edition of UCIA – GAR’s citation manual for international arbitration – is now live and available for our subscribers to download, featuring guidance for 16 additional jurisdictions.

18 April 2023

IBA task force to review conflict guidelines

The International Bar Association has formed a new task force to review its guidelines on conflicts of interest in international arbitration, with amendments expected to be finalised next year.

13 April 2023

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