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As the ICC says it will launch a taskforce on disability inclusion in international arbitration, Simon Maynard of King & Spalding, who was left with a stoma after surgery for bowel cancer, considers ways to improve access to the field for those with disabilities.
20 August 2021
ICSID registered a record 70 new cases in the last financial year, while the ratio of women appointed to tribunals and other panels more than doubled.
04 August 2021
The ICC International Court of Arbitration is to build a LGBTQIA network in its latest move to champion diversity and inclusivity
30 July 2021
In a banner on its website to mark five years since it signed the Pledge, the LCIA has noted how the total percentage of female arbitrator appointments in cases under its auspices has soared, from 15.8% in 2015 to 33% in 2020.
07 June 2021
It has been a year since the launch of "Mute Off Thursdays", a weekly virtual forum that has enabled women in arbitration to stay connected and build know-how during the pandemic.
19 April 2021
On International Women's Day, Mark Mangan, Ananya Mitra and Miranda Elvidge of Dechert in Singapore look at the use of arbitration to correct gender discrimination in sports and as a force for achieving greater diversity in society, with reference to aspiring football leader Mariyam Mohamed's recent CAS appeals, in which they acted.
08 March 2021
A new group, Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers, will seek to bring about more racial diversity and equality in the international arbitration field.
18 January 2021
After almost a decade of practising international arbitration in law firms in Zagreb, Vienna, London and New York, Ema Vidak Gojkovic has left King & Spalding to launch her own independent practice.
15 December 2020
Latham & Watkins partner Claudia Salomon has been recommended for election as president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, paving the way for her to become the first woman to hold the role in the institution’s 100-year history.
03 November 2020
Amid a debate about promoting diversity in international arbitration, two practitioners have compiled a list of 123 arbitrators of African descent with ties to the US.
04 September 2020
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