Arbitration & ADR

Guest post: The ugly world of hotel management agreement disputes

There is a growing trend of hotel owners attempting to terminate hotel management agreements signed with operators, sometimes called operator agreements. With the 10th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration just around the corner, Sadique Mohd, Arbitration Head of Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants delved into the world of hotel management agreements disputes.

Avoid arbitration express train urges ICC Court President

During a keynote speech at Tel Aviv Arbitration Week, ICC International Court of Arbitration President Claudia Salomon has warned that the “magnetic pull” of international arbitration may mean that other dispute resolution tools are not being sufficiently considered. 

Meet Alan Thambiayah, ICC Institute Vice-Chair

Alan Thambiayah, Vice-Chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and independent arbitrator with the Arbitration Chambers in Singapore, shares his reasons for joining the world business organization’s global think tank and how he is working with the Presidency to champion its forward-looking agenda.

University of Auckland wins 2022 ICC Mediation Competition

Claudia Salomon ICC wins Best Development in International Arbitration Award

New Zealand’s University of Auckland was crowned champion of the 17th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, following head-to-head virtual mock mediation sessions against 47 university teams from 33 countries. Runners up were Brazil’s University of Sao Paulo and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Australia’s University of New South Wales.

ICC Mediation Week kicks off virtually

ICC Mediation Roundtable

Today, ICC’s largest educational event of the year, ICC Mediation Week, kicks off digitally for its 17th edition. More than 440 students, ADR professionals, academics and volunteers from almost 60 countries will gather on a custom-built event platform for a week-long, capacity-building experience.

Guest blog: What’s on the horizon for mediation in 2022?

In the lead up to ICC’s largest educational event of the year, the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, Clifford Chance’s Oliver Carroll shares his three predictions for the alternative dispute resolution mechanism in 2022.