AI Arbitrator Tools to Assist with Diversity
Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have led to the rise of products aimed at facilitating the work of international arbitration practitioners. This article discusses the question of diversity in international arbitration and whether AI technology can help to bridge the diversity gap apparent in arbitral tribunals.
CEPANI Makes Diversity a Rule
The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (CEPANI) has included an express requirement in its new arbitration rules to consider diversity and inclusion when appointing arbitrators.
On 15 December 2022, Mute Off Thursdays released the first edition of its Compendium of Unicorns – A Global Guide to Women Arbitrators, profiling more than 170 women arbitrators from around the globe, with diverse professional, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, industry and geographical focus, and procedural and substantive skills. The project was led by ArbitralWomen member Ema Vidak Gojković (Independent Arbitrator & Counsel, Vidak Arbitration) and former ArbitralWomen Board member Elena Gutierrez García de Cortázar (Partner, MGC Arbitration).