In the latest in a series of measures to improve diversity in arbitration, ICC has introduced standard language in its model letters to parties and co-arbitrators.
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The ICC Institute of World Business Law has announced the addition of eight members to the Institute Council. The Institute is ICC’s visionary think-tank conducting research and training and providing insight for the legal profession to drive understanding and development of international business law.
Diversity is a complex and intersectional issue, and while incremental progress has been made, much remains to be done. With next week’s ICC Miami Conference on International Arbitration just around the corner, Christian Albanesi, Mateo Noseda Zorrilla de San Martín, Charlene Warner and Somin Lee of Linklaters take the opportunity to reflect upon the progress achieved so far and the challenges still to come.
Claudia Salomon made history on 1 July 2021 becoming the first female President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s foremost international arbitral institution. Ms Salomon spoke to Barry Fletcher, Head of Arbitration at LexisNexis® UK, about her first weeks in the role, her commitment to diversity and inclusion, and how she intends to build on the successes of her predecessor to ensure a client-focused mindset for the ICC Court and ICC Arbitration.
The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum has named 89 new regional representatives for its 2021-2023 mandate, including appointments in 16 previously unrepresented countries and a newly established chapter for Africa.
Alexis Mourre, President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, concludes a six-year term leading the world’s preferred arbitral institute on 30 June.
On 19 May 2016, ICC signed an Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, calling for enhanced diversity in international arbitration. Celebrating the anniversary of the signing five years on, ICC’s efforts to improve the representation of women in arbitration goes from strength to strength.
The Institute of World Business Law – ICC’s global think-tank providing research, training and information to the legal profession concerned with the development of international business law – has announced seven new additions to its Council, operating under the leadership of Institute Chair Eduardo Silva Romero
The 9th edition of the ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration was held digitally for the first time on 24 February. More than 1,000 participants from close to 90 countries registered for the event.
Eduardo Silva Romero, Co-Chair of Dechert’s International Arbitration Global Practice, was elected as Chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law last year. Having stepped into his role officially in January, he has an ambitious agenda for the global think-tank. We sat down with Mr Silva Romero to learn about his plans to prioritise diversity and expand the focus of the Institute to ensure it remains a driver of world business law excellence.