ICC appoints ex- Attorney General Marietta Appiah-Oppong

By Maame Aba Afful
ICC appoints former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong
ICC appoints former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong

The International Court of Arbitration(ICC) has appointed former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, as an ICC Member for a three-year, term effective July 1, 2018.

Mrs. Appiah-Oppong, a distinguished Ghanaian Lawyer and the former Minister of Justice, was appointed at the ICC World Council meeting held in France on June 21.

President of the ICC, Alexis Mourre in a letter to the new members on Wednesday, June 17 stated that, “I look forward to a fruitful collaboration in the coming three-year term and trust that you will make the most of this opportunity both to represent your region at ICC and also to promote ICC in your region”.

“We look to our renewed members to carry forward the Court’s unparalleled institutional knowledge and experience from the current term of office, as well as counting on incoming members to bring fresh enthusiasm and a broad range of new perspectives to the essential work of the Court”, he added.

The ICC President added they will continue striving to offer global excellence to users worldwide, in particular with respect to the Court’s signature service of award scrutiny.

“You will have ample opportunity throughout this term of office to contribute first-hand to this unique service by participating in the sessions of the Court and I look forward to counting on your active engagement in this regard”, he expressed.

Mr. Mourre assured the Court will continue to provide users with a service of the highest quality, helping to secure ICC’s position as the parties’ preferred institution in every continent.

The International Court of Arbitration is the only truly global arbitral institution, administering arbitrations from its offices located in Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Sao Paolo and Singapore.

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