A new SCC survey on diversity in arbitrator appointments, reviewing 1251 appointments in 690 disputes, shows a positive trend and momentum. But is also shows us that we have long way to go before we reach equality in arbitrator appointments. Sharing these facts, we hope to inspire further discussions – and convey a call to joint action.
Nordic companies have to deal with more international disputes, and arbitration remains the preferred method of dispute resolution, Roschier states in a new report. Aside from the non-public nature of arbitration, the efficiency and flexibility of arbitration are valued highly by Nordic users.
Build your expertise in one specific field of law and then seek opportunities to demonstrate this expertise. This is one advice Annette Magnusson gives to candidates who are looking for their first arbitral appointment.
New year, new cases and challenges await at the SCC. We are very pleased to welcome three new members to our board, who will provide invaluable experience to the SCC mission.
Kluwer and ICCA have launched a new concept on Kluwer Arbitration – ICCA Focus countries. First country to be highlighted in this initiative is Sweden. In Focus Sweden, SCC, ICCA and Kluwer have gathered a selection of relevant Swedish arbitration cases and court decisions relating to arbitration.
Dialogue, action and change. The SCC is proud to announce our engagement as a non-financial supporting organization to a new arbitral body, Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers (REAL), that looks to create a safe space in our global practice to discuss diversity and equality generally and race in particular.
Trailblazing as a female arbitrator - lessons and experiences, what to expect as you develop in your career and much more is on the agenda at this year's GAR Women in Arbitration event.