Cabinet Appoints Inaugural Board of the BVI International Arbitration Centre

On November 9th 2015, the BVI International Arbitration Centre announced the appointments of five inaugural members of the BVI International Arbitration Centre Board (the “BVI IAC Board”). The first members of the BVI IAC Board were appointed by Cabinet effective 7 September, 2015 under section 95 of the Arbitration Act, 2013 (the “Act”). The newly appointed board members are Mr. John Beechey, Mr. Mark Forte, Mr. Cherno Jallow, QC, Mr. Murray Smith and Ms. Felice Swapp. Mr. John Beechey was appointed as Chairman. Members of the BVI IAC Board were selected based on their relevant knowledge, experience and expertise which could aid the BVI IAC in the performance of its functions.

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