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Singapore International Arbitration Centre has unveiled the latest leadership committee for its young practitioners group as the city state celebrates the start of the year of the Rooster. SIAC yesterday confirmed that the YSIAC committee will continue to be chaired by Koh Swee Yen of WongPartnership and Ankit Goyal of Allen & Gledhill. There are six new additions to the committee, which focuses on initiatives for the under-40s that promote international arbitration in Asia and abroad. ...
Premium article - September 18, 2017
World Bank president and chair of ICSID's administrative council Jim Yong Kim has made 10 additions to the centre's panels of arbitrators - the first time he has exercised his power to to do so under the ICSID Convention. The appointments, including newcomers and some who have previously appeared on ICSID tribunals, became effective on 16 September. The appointees to the arbitrators' panel include Olufunke Adekoya of Nigeria, Stanimir A Alexandrov of Bulgaria, Yas Banifatemi of France,...
Premium article - September 25, 2017
The Judidical Office for Scotland has announced the establishment of an "arbitration court user group" to facilitate understanding by the courts of arbitration-related issues. In an announcement last week, Scottish Commercial Court judge Lord Clark said the group will meet four to six times a year and provide a forum for discussion of arbitration practice and procedure. It will also hear feedback from practitioners who have sought to enforce arbitration awards in the Scottish courts,...
Premium article - September 27, 2017
London's International Dispute Resolution Centre - one of the world's busiest arbitration hearing centres - has expanded in size and launched a new prize in memory of Lord Mustill in association with a Cambridge University college. The IDRC has taken an extra floor in a building it already occupies next door to the original premises, giving it two extra hearing suites of eight rooms with capacity for 50 people and 30 people, reports the centre's CEO Damian Hickman. He says the centre...
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November 17, 2017 - Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)
The data for this survey was gathered between 2013 and 2015, when counsel and arbitrators completed detailed questionnaires on their hearing centre preferences. This survey was itself informed by an early iteration identifying what users valued in hearing centres, and the order in which they prioritised them. The following article blends the new and older research.
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