26 07, 2017

ICC Court to establish MENA Representative Office in UAE

2017-07-26T17:18:13+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced it is to open a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The new office will be established in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre located on Al Maryah Island in the capital of [...]

28 06, 2017

Singapore Ministry of Law and International Chamber of Commerce sign MOU to boost arbitration

2017-06-28T15:23:58+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The Singapore Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced today that the ICC Court will set up a case management office in Singapore—aimed at boosting arbitration and serving the dispute resolution needs of businesses around the world.  Singapore, 28 June 2017 MinLaw and [...]

31 05, 2017

ICC Court sees marked progress on gender diversity

2017-05-31T14:30:14+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

According to ICC figures, of 1,411 arbitrators appointed in 2016, 209 were women, compared with 136 of 1,313 total arbitrators in 2015. This means that in 2016, ICC not only increased the number of total arbitrators appointed by 98 but of those 73 were women. Figures for 2016 also reveal that the 209 women arbitrators appointed represented 47 nationalities.

4 05, 2017

ICC Court announces new operations in Brazil

2017-05-08T11:14:43+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced that it is to expand operations in Latin America through the establishment of a case management team located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo, 4 May 2017 The project was formally approved by ICC Executive Board in October 2016, paving [...]

27 04, 2017

International Court of Arbitration names new Managing Counsel

2017-04-27T17:14:36+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

ICC has appointed Ziva Filipic Managing Counsel of the ICC Court. The move follows the recent appointment of a new Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court. Paris, 27 April 2017 Ziva Filipic Ziva Filipic, a Slovenian lawyer who has headed the ICC Court’s case management team dealing with [...]

24 04, 2017

Guest blog: Europe becomes latest addition to ICC list of annual regional arbitration conferences

2017-04-24T11:05:38+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

International arbitration in Europe takes centre stage this month with the first-ever ICC European Conference, which launches Paris Arbitration Week today. In this guest blog post, Linklaters partners Pierre Duprey and Roland Ziadé take us through the close relationship the region has with the popular dispute resolution process and discuss the relevance of the much [...]

13 04, 2017

Benefits of IT in arbitration outweigh risks, says new ICC report

2017-04-13T15:05:58+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

For the first time since 2004, ICC has updated a report on how information technology (IT) is used in international arbitration, covering every stage of the case cycle and including sample wording on procedural directions for parties and arbitrators. Paris, 12 April 2017 Technological advances have had a transformative effect on almost every part [...]

4 04, 2017

Guest blog: Arbitration in the MENA region—Industry trends and influences

2017-04-04T10:46:22+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The 5th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration is currently underway in Dubai. In anticipation of the high-level event, we sat down with conference speakers Lorenzo Melchionda, a partner at BonelliErede, and Cristian Gual, a partner at Uría Menéndez, to discuss the latest industry trends and factors influencing the region. BonelliErede and Uría Menéndez, [...]

28 03, 2017

3 events not to be missed during Paris Arbitration Week

2017-04-04T10:21:45+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Question: What do the biggest names in Paris arbitration do to highlight the role the city plays as a major hub for international arbitration? Answer: They join forces to organize the first ever Paris Arbitration Week. Paris, 28 March 2017 Developing a trend begun in Hong Kong and extended to other cities including Dubai, [...]

1 03, 2017

New ICC Arbitration Rules and Note take effect

2017-03-31T12:04:30+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Revised ICC Note to Parties and Arbitrators is adopted, introducing principles on Conduct. Paris, 1 March 2017 Alongside the entry into force of the new Rules, ICC has released the latest version of its Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals. The new Note was approved by the Bureau of the Court on Wednesday, 22 [...]

21 02, 2017

ICC appoints new ICC Court Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General

2017-02-21T18:07:33+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 21 February 2017 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the appointment of Alexander G. Fessas as Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (“ICC Court”) and Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services and Ana Serra e Moura as Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court. They will respectively succeed [...]

8 02, 2017

ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin now free for ICC Belgium’s members

2017-02-09T16:19:28+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 08 February 2017 The ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, the unique journal of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the ICC International Centre for ADR, has undergone a major transformation assuring its role as a leading voice in the democratization of international dispute resolution. The first issue of the new look Bulletin [...]