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Guest blog: Emergency arbitration gaining ground in Latin America

guest blog emergency arbitration latin america

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 event, we are spotlighting some of the key issues affecting Latin America. Here to provide his perspective on emergency arbitrator provisions is former Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and current partner at Squire Patton Boggs, Jose Ricardo Feris.

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

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

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 Sydney on 7 October.

Brand owners raise maritime transport of counterfeit goods at major industry gathering

Brand owners raise maritime transport of counterfeit goods at major industry gathering

Leaders of the freight forwarding and logistics industry gathering for the 56th World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) taking place in Malaysia this week will hear for the first time from a brand owner representative underscoring concern about the global transport of counterfeits and the work being done to tackle the problem.

Six highlights from the final day of #10WCC

ICC 10th World Chambers Congress Day 3

The 10th World Chambers Congress concluded in Sydney today. The last day featured plenary sessions on leadership, the world of tomorrow and the 4th industrial revolution as well as an entertainment-filled gala dinner and the announcement of the 2017 World Chambers Competition winners.

ICC BASCAP calls for end to use of properties for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods

ICC BASCAP stands against counterfeiting and piracy

A new paper from Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), reports on the role that landlords and property owners can play as intermediaries in the counterfeit or pirated goods supply chain if they lease their premises to those involved in trademark counterfeiting, copyright piracy or other forms of illicit trade.