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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available.

This 15th edition looks at key developments in arbitration from the last year in 46 jurisdictions, including:

  • New arbitral rules from major institutions such as including ACICA, AFSA, AIAC, ICSID, JAMS, JCAA, SWISS, and UNCITRAL.
  • The increasing use of artificial intelligence and technology in arbitration, such as electronic filing and case management platforms, as well as virtual/hybrid hearings.
  • The ongoing reform of arbitration legislation to reflect international best practice, including significant proposals for reform in China, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg and Peru.
  • The New York Convention’s continued expansion which now provides for the enforcement of arbitral awards in 169 jurisdictions worldwide.
  • The continued effects of the European Court of Justice’s decision in Achmea and the subsequent termination of intra-EU BITs by most EU member states.

You can access the latest edition of the International Arbitration Yearbook here or by hovering your cursor over the “International Arbitration Yearbook” menu, which appears at the top of every page on Global Arbitration News, and selecting “2021-2022 Edition.”


Steve Adams is a Knowledge Lawyer at Baker & McKenzie, based in Global Services Belfast. His role involves managing and supporting legal content projects, training and knowledge initiatives for Baker McKenzie's Global Dispute Resolution group, which has over 900 lawyers in 72 offices across the globe. Steven qualified as a lawyer in Northern Ireland, and previously worked for an international law firm, specializing in commercial dispute resolution. Steven Adams can be reached at