19 10, 2017

ICC MoU with Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration extends facilities to arbitration users

2017-10-19T14:55:32+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) paving the way for users of ICC Arbitration to use SCIA’s hearing facilities, located in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, at a preferential rate. 19 October 2017 Alexis Mourre, [...]

18 10, 2017

Ajay Thomas appointed Vice-Chair of ICC India Arbitration Group

2017-10-18T11:53:18+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ICC India have appointed Ajay Thomas as the Vice-Chair of the ICC India Arbitration Group (IAG). New Delhi/Paris, 18 October 2017 Mr Thomas will work alongside the Chairman of the group, former Vice-President of the ICC Court Ciccu Mukhopadhaya. The announcement [...]

12 10, 2017

Guest blog: Emergency arbitration gaining ground in Latin America

2017-10-13T10:12:36+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The 15th edition of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Miami Conference on International Arbitration is set to take place from 5-7 November 2017. With just under a month to go until our biggest arbitration events, we are spotlighting some of the key issues affecting Latin America. Here to provide his perspective on emergency [...]

9 10, 2017

Wallgren-Lindholm to take reins as Chair of ICC Arbitration and ADR commission

2017-10-10T11:06:23+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has named Carita Wallgren-Lindholm as incoming Chair of its Commission on Arbitration and ADR. Ms Wallgren-Lindholm will take over the helm of the commission from Christopher Newmark whose term ends on 31 December 2017. The announcement was made during a meeting of the commission which took place in [...]

6 09, 2017

First arbitral tribunals constituted under ICC expedited procedures

2017-09-07T14:17:08+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 6 September 2017 – The first arbitral tribunals under the recently-enacted expedited procedure provisions of the 2017 ICC Rules of Arbitration have been constituted in the course of the past three months. Expedited proceedings apply to all arbitrations introduced under the ICC Rules, where the arbitration agreement is signed on or after 1 [...]

31 08, 2017

Full 2016 ICC Dispute Resolution statistics published in Court Bulletin

2017-09-04T14:36:39+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a full statistical report, providing an in-depth breakdown of the numbers behind the record growth of ICC Arbitration in 2016, announced by the ICC International Court of Arbitration earlier this year. Paris, 31 August 2017 The statistical report features in the latest edition of the recently [...]

30 08, 2017

Three takeaways on how digital technologies are transforming arbitration

2017-08-31T09:50:28+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

New technologies and developments are transforming the future of dispute resolution though challenges remain, according to a recent ICC conference. Paris, 30 August 2017 From 12-13 June 2017, an ICC conference entitled ‘Equal Access to Information & Justice: Online Dispute Resolution’ brought together 170 lawyers, magistrates, academics, researchers, dispute resolution organisations and providers  from [...]

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 [...]