How arbitration is moving with the times

Author: | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Alexis Mourre, president of the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration explains how the body continues to modernise

Last year Alexis Mourre took up the presidency of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration (ICA or court). Over 12 months into his tenure and already Mourre has made his mark, attempting to increase diversity among the profession, and pushing for more accountability by publishing the composition of arbitral tribunals on the ICC's website.

Speaking with IFLR, it's clear that Mourre is intent on continuing to reform the body. Here he explains the court's latest initiatives, while also sharing views on everything from financial disputes, spreading the reputation of arbitration, and the growing dispute over investor-state arbitration.

In June the ICC announced it would begin publishing information relating to the composition of ICC tribunals. Can you explain the background to the decision? We have decided to publish...