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Meet the speakers for ICCA 2020 Edinburgh: Louise Arbour to present keynote address and full slate of panelists confirmed

Nov 27 2019
ICCA is proud to share the full list of speakers for the 25th ICCA Congress, set to take place in Edinburgh on 10-13 May 2020.

ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in Arbitration releases Cybersecurity Protocol for International Arbitration

Nov 21 2019
The Working Group on Cybersecurity in Arbitration is pleased to announce that the 2020 Cybersecurity Protocol for International Arbitration will be released during a panel discussion at the first annual New York Arbitration Week to be held at the New York International Arbitration Center on Thursday, 21 November 2019.

ICCA presents the Thai translation of its Guide to the interpretation of the 1958 New York Convention

Nov 18 2019
The 23rd translation of ICCA's NYC Guide is now available online.


Recent Articles


“Challenges of Arbitrators in Investment Arbitration: Still Work in Progress?” in Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements: A guide to the key issues, pp. 153-182 by Loretta Malintoppi and Alvin Yap. by Loretta Malintoppi
An important aspect of the criticism of investor- state dispute settlement (ISDS) concerns the qualities of arbitrators and their independence and impartiality. Amongst the detractors of the system is US Senator Elizabeth Warren who warned inter alia that ‘ISDS could lead to gigantic fines, but it wouldn’t employ independent judges. Instead, highly paid corporate lawyers would go back and forth between representing corporations one day and sitting in judgment the next.
"Breach of Treaty Claims and Breach of Contract Claims: Is it still unknown territory?" in Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements: A guide to the key issues, pp.323-350. by Mr. Stanimir A. Alexandrov (Washington DC., United States)
Foreign investments are often made by means of a contract between the investor and an entity of the host governments. The article discusses how treaty-based tribunals approach disputes that arise out of such contracts.
"International Arbitration as a Transnational System of Justice," in Arbitration - The Next Fifty Years, ICCA Congress Series No. 16, 2012, pp.66-73. by Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Gaillard (Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris, France)
International arbitration is increasingly recognized as a transnational system of justice, if not a genuinely autonomous legal order, sometimes labeled as the arbitral legal order. This evolution, however, continues to generate robust controversies on the extent of autonomy of international arbitration from national legal systems and the role, if any, that the seat of the arbitration should have over the arbitral process.