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US arbitration provider JAMS says it has cut ties with a retired judge who forwarded an article promoting white nationalism to counsel in a case he was hearing as arbitrator.
12 August 2020
In a long-awaited report on gender diversity in international arbitration, a cross-institutional task force has called on parties and their counsel to appoint more female arbitrators.
28 July 2020
Four female arbitration practitioners have launched a Parisian disputes boutique called Medici, promising to donate a portion of their client fees to help promote gender equality.
10 June 2020
The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has published its first formal policy on diversity and inclusion as well as a plan for how it will be implemented.
10 June 2020
Michael Schneider, a founding partner of Swiss firm Lalive, delivered a keynote address at GAR Live Construction Disputes 2019 discussing lessons practitioners can learn from history and diversity and how the field has changed since he began his career.
05 March 2020
The GAR Awards 2020 nominations process continues tonight, as for the first time we publish a public shortlist for the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge Award.
19 February 2020
At the inaugural GAR Live Women in Arbitration, panellists discussed what steps women can take to secure lead counsel and arbitrator roles.
06 December 2019
US rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z has reached a settlement with New York-based clothing company Iconix which ends a US$200 million American Arbitration Association claim where the rapper raised concerns about a lack of diversity in the institution’s roster of arbitrators.
26 November 2019
More than three years after the launch of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, independent arbitrator Lucy Greenwood has updated her research into the composition of tribunals at various institutions – concluding that considerable progress that has been made.
14 October 2019
A group of academics and practitioners have urged the international arbitration community to commit to tackling the under-representation of African arbitrators on tribunals.
08 October 2019
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