Professor Maxi Scherer has been appointed as co-chair of the International Bar Association (IBA)’s Investment Arbitration Subcommittee. With 3000 members worldwide, the IBA Arbitration Committee focuses on laws, practice and procedures relating to the arbitration of transnational disputes.
She has also been elected to serve as a member of the Governing Board Members for the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). ICCA is a global non-governmental organization (NGO) devoted to promoting the use and improving the processes of arbitration, conciliation and other forms of international dispute resolution. Since its inception in 1961, ICCA has championed the harmonization of arbitration and conciliation rules, laws, procedures and standards.
Speaking on behalf of the Executive Body, ICCA President Lucy Reed commented, “I could not be more pleased with the new ICCA leaders. The … new Members of the Governing Board…will bring a wealth of international arbitration experience and wisdom to ICCA.”