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Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration first to adopt new UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

On 1 March 2011 the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) adopted new arbitration rules incorporating the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules as revised in 2010. CRCICA was established under the auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), an inter-governmental organization comprising 47 governments of the Asian and African region, in cooperation with the Government of Egypt. The rules are available in both Arabic and English.

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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.

 

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Rwanda accedes to the New York Convention

Rwanda becomes the 143rd State Party to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, the treaty entered into force for Rwanda on 29 January 2009.

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Young Arbitration Review (YAR) launched

The inaugural edition of YAR, The Young Arbitration Review, was recently published. This new publication is dedicated to international arbitration issues and trends as seen through the eyes of young practitioners and lawyers with expertise and interest in arbitration.

YAR claims to be the first international arbitration review published in Portugal and written in English by lawyers from several jurisdictions and spread worldwide. Aimed at the development of arbitration as an alternative method for dispute resolution, YAR serves as a unique tool for arbitration players to be informed and aware of the developments of arbitration from an international perspective.

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Female Deputy Director for DIAC

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) has appointed Ms. Jehad Kazim as Deputy Director of the Dubai International Arbitration Center.

Chartered Institute hosts Vis Moot reception

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) together with H.E. Simon Smith, British Ambassador to Austria hosted a reception on the occasion of the 16th Willem C. Vis Moot in Vienna recently.