ICSID and UNCITRAL have just released an update to the draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Disputes. This new version amends the original draft Code, which was published in May 2020. A variety of changes appear, including a re-ordering of certain articles based on recommendations States and other stakeholders.
Comments on version two of the draft are welcome and may be sent to the UNCITRAL Secretariat (email@example.com) and ICSID Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more on this second draft, see here and here
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