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REUTERS | Hannah McKay

This three-part blog provides a diversity checklist to help retain and promote young and diverse talent in international arbitration.  Part one provides an introduction to the state of diversity in international arbitration, and how checklists can help achieve excellence.  Part two discusses the rationale for a ten- point diversity checklist in arbitration.  This part three … Continue reading Diversity checklist for international arbitration (Part Three)

REUTERS | Sigtryggur Johannsson

This three-part blog provides a diversity checklist to help retain and promote young and diverse talent in international arbitration. Part one contains an introduction to the state of diversity in international arbitration, and how checklists can help achieve excellence. This part two discusses the rationale for a ten-point diversity checklist in arbitration. Part three sets out … Continue reading Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part two)

REUTERS | Mike Blake

This three-part blog provides a diversity checklist to help retain and promote young and diverse talent in international arbitration.  This first part contains an introduction to the state of diversity in international arbitration, and how checklists can help achieve excellence. Part two discusses the rationale for a ten-point diversity checklist in arbitration. Part three sets … Continue reading Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part one)

REUTERS | Yves Herman

Arbitrators are inevitably bound by a duty of impartiality, whether that arises from of article 12 of the UNCITRAL Model Law, article 11 of the ICC Rules 2021, rule 11 of the CIArb Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct, the IBA Guidelines of Conflicts of Interest 2014 or any other applicable rule.  What is sure … Continue reading Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration

REUTERS | Loren Elliott

The eighth edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference, which was originally due to take place in Zanzibar, has now been re-organised as an entirely virtual event taking place between 26 to 28 August 2020.

REUTERS | Fabrizio Bensch

Since governments started imposing lockdowns and stay-at-home orders in countries around the world, remote working has become the “new normal”. Boardrooms, power suits and (thankfully) the commute to work are a thing of the past; we’re now in the era of the business-casual and “virtually” brilliant. Could this shift in mindset be used as a … Continue reading Harnessing the “new normal” to improve diversity in international arbitration

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2018 has been a tumultuous year in the world of arbitration. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dealt a blow to European investment arbitration, trade policy under Donald Trump’s administration has rattled investors the world over, long-standing legal sagas have continued, and developments in arbitral rules and legislation have seen a continued focus on … Continue reading 2018 arbitration year in review

REUTERS | Mohammed Salem

Diversity in arbitral appointments has been in the news again, following the publication of the latest Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)/ White & Case International Arbitration Survey. The responses to the survey suggest that, to date, the most visible efforts to improve diversity have been seen in the field of gender diversity: almost 60% … Continue reading Diversity in arbitration: what would Don Draper do?