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Global Pound Conference Series – Findings From 2016

Global Pound Conference Series – Findings From 2016

The GPC Series 2016-2017 was initiated by the International Mediation Institute (“IMI”). It is an unprecedented, ambitious, innovative and global project that aims, through a series of conferences currently being held throughout the world and involving a broad range of dispute resolution stakeholders, to find out what dispute resolution users need and want and to shape the future of commercial dispute resolution.

DRD Wins GAR Global Award for Innovation

DRD Wins GAR Global Award for Innovation

Dispute Resolution Data (DRD), an online data subscription service providing the first ever access to closed international arbitration and mediation process information, has been awarded the Global Arbitration Review (GAR) award for the “Best Innovation in the Field of International Arbitration.”

Changes Afoot, But Work Remains For Diversity In Arbitration

Changes Afoot, But Work Remains For Diversity In Arbitration

Law360, New York (April 5, 2017, 3:47 PM EDT) - Gender diversity took center stage nearly a year ago when stakeholders in international arbitration signed a pledge to increase the number of female appointed arbitrators, and while diversity proponents say there's been improvement in recent years, work still remains.

The GESSEL Arbitration Wall

The GESSEL Arbitration Wall

GESSEL Arbitration Wall is an arbitration mobile app. It is an easily accessible and user-friendly database of documents frequently used in arbitration, such as applicable rules, laws and instruments (e.g. IBA Rules or Guidelines) and also of other knowledge and reference materials (e.g. studies, reports). It focuses primarily on the arbitration procedure and all its legal surroundings (whether hard or soft law).

Results Published - IMI 2016 International Mediation & ADR Survey

Results Published - IMI 2016 International Mediation & ADR Survey

In total, 815 participants completed this census survey, from mediation users, mediators, advisors, educators, students, providers and other stakeholders. The survey was designed to gather census data as well as views about Mediation & ADR Awareness. As statistical data in this area is still largely in its infancy, the results were particularly insightful and eye opening.

ICC supports the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge

ICC supports the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge

The ICC International Court of Arbitration was among the first organisations to endorse the Pledge before it was even launched on May 18, since it signed the Pledge on 8 May 2016. The ICC has participated in this initiative since Sylvia Noury started it in April last year and was represented by the author, who is also a member of the Pledge Steering Committee. The author indicated from the outset of this initiative that the ICC was willing to sign the Pledge and to contribute to increasing the number of women appointed as arbitrators.