ICC International Court of Arbitration launches Young Arbitrators Forum YAF in a conference in Barcelona

ICC International Court of Arbitration is hosting a weekend conference in Barcelona 27 to 29 June for lawyers and in-house counsel under the age of 40. The conference marks the launch of the new Young Arbitrators Forum YAF by ICC to strengthen links with the young arbitration community. The conference will be held in collaboration with the YAF US chapter.

Jason Fry, Secretary General of ICC International Court of Arbitration said that the ICC Court is delighted to welcome young arbitration practitioners and corporate counsel to learn from some of the worlds most distinguished arbitrators and professionals. This is the first of what we hope will be an ongoing programme of events tailored to the new generation of arbitration professionals. Continue reading ICC International Court of Arbitration launches Young Arbitrators Forum YAF in a conference in Barcelona

The Lawyers New Tool?

Does on-line dispute resolution have a role to play in commercial disputes? Gregory Hunt of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators says that it does. It makes sense that consumers who buy online, and businesses who trade online, will want to have their disputes resolved online.

Some say that Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a new form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), actually it is simply the tool which helps the lawyer, the arbitrator, the mediator and the parties to reach their resolution solution. Continue reading The Lawyers New Tool?