The World Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani to the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, one of the World’s most experienced and renowned international arbitration institutions. The appointment is effective as of 1 July 2018 for the following 3 years (2018-2021).
“I am delighted and honored to serve in this role, to make an effective contribution to the quality and efficiency of services provided by the ICC Court and I look forward to working with the other members of the Court from around the globe,” said Sheikh Al-Thani.
He added, “This appointment comes at a very favorable timing as Qatar has modernized recently its law on arbitration in 2017 and has encouraged the use of alternative means to resolve commercial disputes and raising trust and confidence in investment”.
Founded in 1923, the International Court of Arbitration is the world’s leading arbitral institution. It administers arbitrations in accordance with the ICC Rules of Arbitration, and helps resolve difficulties in international commercial and business disputes to support trade and investment. The ICC Court is located in Paris and has a membership that currently totals 176 individuals from 104 countries.