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A shift has occurred in the marketplace due to globalization of businesses and emerging markets. All types of organizations are striving to create diverse workforces. Despite the overwhelmingly positive shift in our interpretation of diversity, it does present some challenges.
What do we mean when we say we want “diversity”? Different demographics overseas mean the answer will not be the same abroad as it is in the United States.
How many times have you entered a room or a telephone conference to negotiate with attorneys and clients of several different nationalities from several different countries having different legal systems?
Although clumsily expressed, Mitt Romney’s request that his staff bring him “whole binders full of women” had a positive effect—it counteracted the fact that all the cabinet applications he received were from men. Anyone who called for such a binder for arbitral appointments would find it slim.
This article focuses on one significant achievement of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and that is its inclusion of Article 12. Article 12 makes clear that people with disabilities have the right to control decisions about their lives and that states parties are obliged to establish the arrangements to make this possible.
Companies often believe that their existing directors’ and officers’ insurance coverage is adequate or that purchasing coverage would be prohibitively expensive. In reality, companies should more seriously consider D&O coverage.
Corruption remains a burning issue in Ukraine. However, recent changes in Ukrainian legislation show progress in the fight against it.
RESTATEMENT (THIRD) section 442 must be corrected because its ambiguous guidance and lack of fairness to the party requesting discovery render it unworkable for the courts.
We should do better, and we can do better to promote our Section to the full panoply of lawyers.
Over the last year, I have seen an even stronger commitment to diversity efforts in terms of programming and outreach. Here are some of the highlights.
Amman, called “Philadelphia” during the ancient Greco-Roman times, is the vibrant capital of Jordan.