Interactive Web Application DIA (Damages in International Arbitration) is launched by ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages

The ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages has released an interactive web application to provide practical guidance to the arbitration community on the quantification of damages. DIA (Damages in International Arbitration) leads users through the key legal, quantitative, and procedural issues implicated by quantifying damages in international arbitration and can be applied to many aspects of commercial and investment arbitration.


DIA was launched as part of ICCA’s 60th Anniversary celebrations and can be accessed online at The link to the web app can also be downloaded to appear on the home screen of your smart phone by visiting the app on your phone and using the share button to ‘add to home screen’.


Co-chairs of the Task Force Catherine Amirfar and Gabrielle Nater-Bass are pleased to present DIA to the arbitration community, saying, “We are very excited that the Task Force’s hard work has come to fruition with the launch of the web app. We think the quality of the web app will make it indispensable to anyone interested in a deeper analysis of the myriad legal, economic and policy issues implicated by the treatment of damages in international arbitration.”


ICCA President Lucy Reed, who introduced the online launch of DIA, said, “I wish to congratulate Co-chairs Catherine and Gabrielle, and the whole Task Force, on producing such a comprehensive and useful tool to tackle issues in a complex area of international arbitration. I personally find DIA to be very engaging and I urge all of you to visit to see its value for yourselves.”


Established in 2016, the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages brought together a panel of leading legal and economics experts from jurisdictions across the globe. This final work product of the Task Force aims to promote consistency and rigor in the field’s approach to damages.


The Task Force members are: Olufunke Adekoya, Catherine Amirfar (Co-chair), Sarah Grimmer, Hilary Heilbron, Mark Kantor, M. Alexis Maniatis, Irmgard Marboe, Gabrielle Nater-Bass (Co-chair), Chudozie Okongwu, Kathleen Paisley, Patrick Pearsall, Adriana San Román Rivera, Guido Santiago Tawil, Thierry J. Senechal, Jennifer Hall Vanderhart, Swee Yen Koh and Karim A. Youssef. The Task Force rapporteurs are Aasiya Glover, Stefanie Pfisterer, Justin R. Rassi, and Christel Tham.


The members of the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages look forward to presenting DIA in person at the 2022 ICCA Congress that is taking place in Edinburgh from 18-21 September next year.


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