Arbitration & ADR

Guest blog: Renewable energy disputes – Answers in arbitration

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.

Meet Melida Hodgson, ICC Institute Vice-Chair

Mélida Hodgson

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.

Client mindset takes centre stage under new ICC Court President Claudia Salomon

Claudia Salomon

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.

ICC announces new YAF regional representatives for 2021

ICC YAF Representatives

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.

2020 ICC Dispute Resolution Statistics published 

ICC 2020 Dispute Resolution Statistics

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.