This week, we wrapped up the 16th edition of the ICC New York Conference. During the event, leading regional experts discussed the role and benefits of arbitration and ADR in resolving environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) disclosures and emissions trading disputes, while also sharing best practices and lessons learned for the resolution of these disputes and for contract drafting.
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The International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) and the Union of Arab Banks (“UAB”) have joined forces to promote the use of arbitration and ADR for the settlement of banking disputes.
ICC has announced new members of its Africa Commission to champion its expanding range of dispute resolution activities and growth throughout the continent. The announcement was made during ICC’s inaugural Kenyan Arbitration Day.
Carita Wallgren-Lindholm, Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR has announced she will not seek to renew her mandate for a further term.
The ICC International Court of Arbitration has announced a new editorial board for its flagship digital publication, the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.
ICC has announced three new regional directors for the business development of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in North Asia, South Asia and the Middle East.
Melida Hodgson, Vice-Chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and a partner at Jenner & Block in New York, shares her journey to and within the global think tank and how she aims to support the new Chairmanship in ensuring the Institute remains a driver of world business law excellence.
Claudia Salomon made history on 1 July 2021 becoming the first female President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s foremost international arbitral institution. Ms Salomon spoke to Barry Fletcher, Head of Arbitration at LexisNexis® UK, about her first weeks in the role, her commitment to diversity and inclusion, and how she intends to build on the successes of her predecessor to ensure a client-focused mindset for the ICC Court and ICC Arbitration.
The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum has named 89 new regional representatives for its 2021-2023 mandate, including appointments in 16 previously unrepresented countries and a newly established chapter for Africa.
ICC has published full dispute resolution statistics for 2020, following preliminary figures published earlier this year which revealed the highest number of registered cases with both the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the ICC International Centre for ADR.