Groups and organisations

New leadership for Green Campaign

Lucy Greenwood, the founder of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, has stepped down as president of the initiative’s steering committee – as Cherine Foty of Covington & Burling and Christine Falcicchio of e-submission provider Sopra Legal take over as co-presidents.

29 February 2024

Leadership changes at ICCA

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has elected a new vice president and treasurer to its executive body and welcomed four new members to its governing board.

22 February 2024

Gibson Dunn partner picks up Swiss prize for advocacy

The Swiss Arbitration Association has awarded Gibson Dunn’s New York-based co-chair of international arbitration Rahim Moloo its advocacy prize.

08 February 2024

Malik joins World Bank Sanctions Board

Mahnaz Malik, an arbitrator and barrister at Twenty Essex in London, has become a member of the World Bank Sanctions Board, where she will decide on "sanctionable practices" such as corruption and fraud in World Bank-financed projects.

17 January 2024

ICCA releases programme snapshot for Hong Kong

ICCA has today released details of the programme for its 2024 Congress in Hong Kong, which is entitled “International Arbitration: A Human Endeavour”.

13 December 2023

IBA committee names new leaders

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has announced its new line up of officers for the coming year, with Xavier Favre-Bulle of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva stepping up to senior co-chair and Chiann Bao of Arbitration Chambers becoming junior co-chair.

08 December 2023

Is Achmea a violation of the right to property?

Gibson Dunn partner Robert Spano has argued that a refusal by an EU member state court to recognise and enforce an ICSID award on the basis of the Achmea decision may be a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. Theo Tyrrell and Nika Madyoon of Gibson Dunn report.

24 November 2023

Enforcement of intra-EU awards in the UK and US

An event organised by the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration's "Young EFILA" network and Herbert Smith Freehills discussed the future of the enforcement of intra-EU investment arbitration awards in the UK and the US. Jefferi Hamzah Sendut of HSF in London reports.

24 November 2023

ICC launches disability inclusion guide

The ICC International Court of Arbitration has launched a guide to disability inclusion in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

31 October 2023

Arbitration trio launch independent LGBTQ+ network

King & Wood Mallesons partners James McKenzie and Wilson Antoon and independent arbitrator Tim Robbins have launched a “grassroots network” for LGBTQIA+ people and allies in the arbitration community.

20 October 2023

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