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The Arbitration Committee works with the following committees to form the Dispute Resolution Section:

Co-Chairs Paul Friedland and Anne Veronique Schlaepfer (left to right)  View Full Officer List


Committee Newsletters

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Arbitration newsletter, February 2014

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Arbitration  newsletter, September 2013

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Arbitration newsletter, February 2013

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Arbitration newsletter, September 2012

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The latest issue of Dispute Resolution International is now available to access online for all members of the IBA Dispute Resolution Section.

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About the Committee

The Arbitration Committee focuses on laws, practice and procedures relating to the arbitration of transnational disputes. Through its publications and conferences, the committee seeks to share information about international arbitration and promote its use and improve its effectiveness.

Subcommittees and Task Forces

The committee has three subcommittees, namely Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards, Investment Treaty Arbitration and Conflicts of Interest. The committee also has a Task Force on Counsel Conduct in International Arbitration.


The committee publishes a newsletter which is issued twice a year. The newsletter is packed with articles from practitioners worldwide. The committee's publications include the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration and the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration (see Projects). Committee members also receive the IBA's Dispute Resolution International journal which is issued twice a year.

Film and Media


International Arbitration Today: First principles, current practice, latest trends

2015 Conferences

18th Annual International Arbitration Day
27 February 2015, Washington DC, United States




Costs in International Arbitration

19 June 2015, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski, Munich, Germany


Past Committee Conferences

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