Launch of ICC YAF Latin America E-forumThe ICC's Young Arbitrator's Forum has announced the launch of the Spanish/Portuguese ICC YAF Latin America e-forum. The forum will facilitate academic and practical discussion on arbitration in Latin America and internationally.
Hong Kong passes new Arbitration Ordinance
On 11 November 2010, Hong Kong's new Arbitration Ordinance (Ordinance) was passed by the Legislative Council. The Ordinance represents a major reform of arbitration law in Hong Kong, abolishing the previous distinction between domestic and international arbitration and adopting a unitary regime based on the UNCITRAL Model Law (Model Law).Read more...
Fiji Accedes to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
With its accession to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (also commonly known as the New York Convention), effected on 27 September 2010, Fiji becomes the 145th State party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Fiji on 26 December 2010.