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Confirmation; approval.

Real Estate Law Committee ♦
The Real Estate Law Committee represents a vast knowledge pool and aims to assist all members in communicating and benefitting from that knowledge.

Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Arbitration Committee.

Regional Fora

Regulation of Market, Participants, Brokers, Banks and Exchanges Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Securities Law Committee.

Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Securities Law Committee.

Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Committee (SIRC). The subcommittee focuses on both formal and informal restructurings, including, inter alia, issues relating to the negotiation, proposal, solicitation and litigation of plans of reorganisation, schemes of arrangement, pre-packaged plans, compositions, expedited reorganisations and out of court workouts.


Responsibility to Protect ¤
An emerging international norm which sets forth that states have the primary responsibility to protect their populations from genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing, but that when the state fails to protect its populations, the responsibility falls to the international community.

Rule of Law
Government based on the general acceptance of the law.

Rule of Law Action Group ♦
The Action Group’s role is to promote the Rule of Law across the International Bar Association, the global voice of the legal profession. The Group does not work on Rule of Law issues in isolation, but across the IBA as a whole.

Rules of Evidence


♦ - Committee specific
¤ - IBA Human Rights Institute specific