Premium article - November 30, 2012
UK chartered surveyor and arbitrator Mark Cato, who was one of the founders of the Arbitration Club, has passed away after a long battle with motor neurone disease that he chronicled in a popular blog.
Premium article - November 22, 2012
The arbitration community is mourning Daniel Wehrli, a vice-president of the Swiss Arbitration Association and one of the team working on a revised Swiss law on arbitration, who has died suddenly aged 62.
Premium article - November 07, 2012
GAR looks back on the life of Pieter Sanders, the father of the New York Convention, who died in Rotterdam on 27 September - just six days after celebrating his 100th birthday.
Premium article - September 28, 2012
Pieter Sanders, the principal drafter of the New York Convention and one of the founders of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, has died a week after celebrating his 100th birthday.
Premium article - September 11, 2012
One of the founders of Swiss law boutique Lalive, arbitrator Jean-Flavien Lalive, has died, it has emerged.
Premium article - April 11, 2012
Igor Pobirchenko, who presided over the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 18 years and created much of the country's current arbitral infrastructure, has died aged 88.
Premium article - March 16, 2012
Singapore's longest serving attorney-general since independence and the founding chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Tan Boon Teik, died last week, aged 83.
Premium article - March 02, 2012
Christopher Dugan, lead counsel in two pathbreaking NAFTA claims against the United States, has died after a long battle with cancer. Dugan - who was head of international arbitration at Paul Hastings in Washington, DC - passed away on 20 February, aged 63. He had been at the firm since 2003, having spent two decades at Jones Day in DC and Hong Kong. Although his practice also spanned international litigation and US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, he was best known for his pioneering...
Premium article - January 23, 2012
One of France's best known arbitrators, Serge Lazareff, has died aged 86 after a short illness.
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.