The most relevant arbitration institutional and other news from the global International Arbitration and ADR practice group at Garrigues.
ICSID works on new draft arbitration rules
The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has recently unveiled that it is working on draft of new rules for what it calls the most far-reaching amendments to its rules in over 50 years.Among the amendments proposed, items include new provisions on transparency, arbitrator disclosure, security for costs and third-party funding.
CIETAC opens new Vancouver branch
China’s largest arbitration provider, CIETAC, has opened a North American branch in the Canadian city of Vancouver – its first outside China.
Joe Tirado (London) has once again recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2019 as being among the world's leading arbitration specialists. Joe has also been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500’s inaugural Arbitration Powerlist which is designed to highlight the UK’s leading arbitration counsel.
Recent speaking engagements:
Joe Tirado (London) was a panelist on Settlement in Investment Disputes at the Energy Charter Treaty Forum held in Paris on 11 September 2018
Joe Tirado (London) was the Presiding Arbitrator-Judge in the Africa Regional Foreign Direct Investment Moot Competition held on 6-7 September 2018 at Africa Nazarene University in Nairobu, Kenya.
Joe Tirado (London) spoke on 28 August 2018 at the 2018 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation,Taiwan.