Friday, January 31, 2020

Bahamas in ‘unique position’ for arbitration push

Annette Magnusson, Secretary General at Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

By Natario McKenzie

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas is in a unique exposition to introduce arbitration law suitable for civil and common law jurisdictions, international experts opined yesterday.

The 8th annual Arbitration and Investment Summit will be held today at the Warwick Paradise Island Resort.

Dr Peter Maynard, a past president of the Bahamas Bar Association, said: “We want to raise the consciousness of the importance of alternative dispute resolution, arbitration in particular and also indicate the connections with investment and economic development.”

Annette Magnusson, Secretary General at Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, a key presenter at today’s conference told Eyewitness News there were several key components needed before a country could assert itself as an international arbitration centre.  Read more >>