Premium article - February 17, 2010
Tributes have poured in for Swiss arbitrator Robert Briner, who died on 3 December aged 80.
Premium article - February 22, 2010
A public international law specialist widely regarded as the father of Polish arbitration has died aged 86.
Premium article - September 13, 2010
Tributes are being paid to Lord Bingham, a pre-eminent British judge and, more recently, an international arbitrator, who died on Saturday.
Premium article - December 06, 2010
Practitioners are paying tribute to Canadian arbitrator and former president of the International Bar Association, Claude Thomson QC - a pioneer of commercial arbitration in Canada, who died on 24 November, aged 77.
Premium article - March 29, 2011
Practitioners in Paris have paid tribute to Jean-François Prat, name partner at Bredin Prat, who died on Saturday aged 69.
Premium article - May 31, 2011
Colleagues and friends have paid tribute to Mont Hoyt, an energy lawyer, international arbitrator and architect of the Texas International Arbitration Act, who died on 7 May.
Premium article - August 10, 2011
Colleagues are paying tribute to Dubai-based counsel and arbitrator Stephen York, who died at the weekend after a short battle with cancer.
Premium article - November 08, 2011
Friends are paying tribute to Spanish arbitration practitioner Fernando Pombo, founding partner of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and a former president of the International Bar Association, who died from an illness on 4 November.
Premium article - January 09, 2012
Dutch arbitrator and Columbia Law School professor Hans Smit has died, aged 84. A leading scholar and practitioner in the fields of international arbitration and international procedure, Smit was one of the principal drafters of the 1964 revision to section 1782 of the United States Code - which allows parties to apply to US courts for discovery in support of international proceedings. Smit was born in Amsterdam in 1927 and witnessed the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. He studied at the University...
Premium article - January 17, 2012
Colleagues are mourning the loss of Joseph McLaughlin, a distinguished New York litigator-turned-arbitrator who was central to recent efforts to promote the city as an international arbitration venue.