Squire Patton Boggs partner Stephen Anway has been appointed by the government of the Slovak Republic to the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), an autonomous international institution – affiliated with the World Bank – which is the world’s principal forum for resolving disputes between foreign investors and sovereign nations. Mr. Anway will serve for a term of six years. In 2016, the Slovak Republic also appointed him to the ICSID Panel of Conciliators.
As a member of the Panel of Arbitrators, Mr. Anway will be available for selection to ICSID tribunals, conciliation commissions and ad hoc committees.
Mr. Anway is global co-chair of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution (IDR) Practice. In that role, he leads a team of more than 140 lawyers across 24 offices in North America, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He has represented the winning party in many of the largest international arbitrations in the world over the past 15 years. He has worked in more than 30 countries and has represented clients – including 10 different sovereign nations – in some 100 international arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Anway commented: “It is a great honor to be appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators. I am delighted to have been awarded this opportunity to work for such an important institution in the dispute resolution field and would like to thank the Slovak Republic for naming me to this prestigious position.”
The Squire Patton Boggs IDR Practice is ranked 18th in Global Arbitration Review’s 2019 ranking of the top 30 international arbitration firms in the world. The team is experienced in practicing before virtually every major international dispute body in the world.