Region: International

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

E-bike crash raised my awareness of disability, says van den Berg

Albert Jan van den Berg has spoken about how a crash on his e-bike raised his awareness of the challenges of disability, which he is now seeking to highlight in the international arbitration community.

07 April 2022

The GAR 30 and Power Index revealed

Global Arbitration Review has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices.

01 April 2022

GAR Awards 2022 – in pictures

UPDATED: Photos from the 12th annual GAR Awards ceremony are now available.

01 April 2022

ICSID member states approve revamped rules

Member states of ICSID have approved long-awaited amendments to the centre’s rules for investment disputes, which promise to increase access, speed and transparency.

22 March 2022

First GAR Connect Mediterranean has broad geographical reach

The first GAR Connect Eastern Mediterranean saw speakers discuss dispute-related trends arising from offshore natural gas fields in the Mediterranean itself, in countries bordering the sea like Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Libya and Turkey, and as far East as the Gulf and Russia.

10 March 2022

ICSID calls for vote on rules revamp

ICSID has tabled a vote by member states on the modernisation of its rules for investment disputes, which could come into force later this year.

21 January 2022

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