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The ICCA Members Reading List

This marks the first edition of the ICCA Members Reading List, a short list of interesting books and articles on topics within international arbitration compiled by one of our ICCA Members. For the first edition, we turned to ICCA interns Kathleen Mpofu and Chintan Nirala for a list of current noteworthy books, articles and cases in our field. We hope you enjoy!

1. From the ICCA President
ISDS Reform Concept Papers Project led by Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, Michele Potestà, and George Bermann. 

2. From an ICCA Project leader
Contractual Limitations on Damages by Gabrielle Nater-Bass and Stefanie Pfisterer, in The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration, 3rd Edition, (2019).

3. Developments in the field: the new NAFTA
What’s in a Name Change? For Investment Claims Under the New USMCA Instead of NAFTA, (Nearly) Everything 

4. New regulation
Third-Party Funding for Arbitration Allowed in Hong Kong After 19-month Wait. Interested in third-party funding in international arbitration? Read the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on the topic here.

5. The case that everyone is talking about
Court of Arbitration for Sport Executive Summary on the Caster Semenya decision. Interested in finding out more? Try this.

Kathleen Mpofu is a Mandela Rhodes Scholar (Class of 2018) and has a Masters degree in International Trade Law (distinction) from the University of Cape Town. Prior to joining ICCA she worked as a virtual researcher at the UCT Democratic Governance and Rights Unit. She has an interest in the practice of international arbitration.

Chintan Nirala holds a master’s degree from King’s College London in International Dispute Resolution (LLM). He completed his Bachelor of Law [(BA LLB (Hons.)] from University of Allahabad, India where he graduated top of his class in the alternative dispute settlement course. He had interned under various legal authorities, ranging from Indian Supreme Court Justice to Senior Advocates. Prior to joining ICCA, he was acting as a law clerk to an arbitrator (Retd. Justice Tandon) in India.


Interested in being the curator of the next ICCA Members Reading List? We invite all ICCA Members to submit their reading lists to lvoges@pca-cpa.org.