Region: International

Bill Slate 1943-2022

Bill Slate, former president and CEO of the American Arbitration Association and founder of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, has died aged 79.

15 July 2022

A look at ICSID’s new transparency rules

Gary Shaw of Pillsbury in Washington, DC, considers the recent amendments to ICSID’s transparency rules that took effect at the start of this month, arguing they provide greater access to arbitration while preserving party control.

13 July 2022

Diverse new steering committee for IBA Arb 40

The International Bar Association's arbitration under-40 group has unveiled a diverse new steering committee co-chaired by Agnès Bizard of King & Spalding in Paris and Juan Felipe Merizalde of Adell & Merizalde in Bogotá.

07 July 2022

Metaverse gathering for Young ICCA mentors and mentees

In a twist to its usual activities, Young ICCA has held a technologically cutting-edge career development event for participants in its mentoring programme - with Dana MacGrath and Toby Landau QC sharing advice in the Metaverse.

25 June 2022

ICSID releases new rules

ICSID has released its new rules for investment disputes, which will take effect in a week’s time – bringing to an end what it calls the “most significant procedural modernisation” in its history.

23 June 2022

IFCAI prepares for new president

The International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions has approved a revised constitution and elected a new council as it prepares for the appointment of a new president to replace Stefano Azzali at the end of his term.

22 June 2022

Donovan joins Arbitration Chambers in New York

Leading arbitrator and former head of international disputes and public international law at Debevoise & Plimpton Donald Francis Donovan is to join Arbitration Chambers in New York.

15 June 2022

Yusuf: why international law matters

In the first McNair Lecture in London, Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf of the International Court of Justice explained why international law matters, highlighting its impact on daily life, and arguing that is no longer true that "in times of war, law falls silent".

26 May 2022

International arbitration charity ball – in pictures

Photographs of the International Arbitration Charity Ball, which raised a record-breaking £553,263 for Save the Children last week, are now available.

18 May 2022

Five Web3 predictions for the NFT age

In an article which has been minted as the first international arbitration collectable NFT, Matthew Townsend of Fangda Partners in Hong Kong identifies five ways Web3 could change practice in the field: including driving the development of new funding models, "on-chain" adjudication, protocols for managing procedure and evidence, tokenised arbitral awards and identification of parties through digital wallets.

12 May 2022

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