Squire Patton Boggs partner Stephen Anway has been appointed by the Slovak Republic to the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
An autonomous international institution affiliated with the World Bank, ICSID is the world’s principal forum for resolving disputes between foreign investors and sovereign nations. The Panel of Conciliators consists of individuals appointed by ICSID Member States and by the Chairman of the Administrative Council. There are currently 153 Contracting States that have agreed to arbitrate investment disputes before ICSID.
Mr. Anway, who is Co-head of Investment Arbitration and a partner in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Practice, will serve on the Panel for a term of six years. As a conciliator, he is available for selection to ICSID tribunals, conciliation commissions and ad hoc committees.
Global Chair of Squire Patton Boggs’ International Dispute Resolution Practice, George von Mehren, commented: “We are delighted that Stephen has been appointed to the Panel, which is testimony to Stephen’s considerable experience and profile within the field of investment arbitration.”
Squire Patton Boggs is recognized as one of the leading international arbitration firms in the world by leading industry journal Global Arbitration Review (GAR) in its 2016 guide. With a team of over 90 lawyers with arbitration experience, the firm is a noted leader in bilateral investment treaty arbitrations and has participated in high-profile treaty cases including those involving energy, banking and monetary regulation, the health care sector, electrical generation and mining.