During its annual conference, which this year took place in Rome, the International Bar Association (IBA) appointed Three Crowns partner Gaëtan Verhoosel as Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee.  His two-year term commences on 1 January 2019.  Prior to his appointment as Co-Chair, Gaëtan served as Senior Vice Chair of the Committee and the Chair of its Subcommittee on Investment Arbitration.

The IBA Arbitration Committee, which has more than 3,000 members across the globe, has been a leading standard-setter for the practice of international arbitration worldwide, including the Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration, the Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration, and the Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration.  The IBA Arbitration Committee also actively seeks to promote thought leadership, debate and dissemination of knowledge in the field of international arbitration through the organization of conferences, both global and regional.