Welcome to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
North America Branch

Founded more than a century ago, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a global organization comprising more than 16,000 counsel and advocates, neutrals, academics, experts, and other professionals engaged in the practice, promotion, facilitation, and development of all forms of private dispute resolution.

The North America Branch (NAB) is an integral part of the CIArb network and provides our members with globally recognized certification programs, a wide variety of other professional ADR training options, a forum for the exchange of ideas and in-depth examination of ADR topics, and networking opportunities with the finest minds in domestic and international arbitration and mediation in our local Chapters, at the Branch level, and around the world.

Upcoming Events and Featured Programs

Reminder of Annual General Meeting and Election of Branch Board of Directors on December 13, 2022

Tuesday December 13, 2022 10:00 am ET (Zoom) Dear Members, The Annual General Meeting of the North America Branch of...
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FIRST ANNUAL NAB MEMBERS RETREAT APRIL 14-16, 2023 IN SANTA FE, NM

ABOUT THE EVENT Join other CIArb members in beautiful Santa Fe, N.M. for networking along with educational programming. The event...
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Ask the Arbitrator: “An International Investment and Commercial Arbitrator at Work,”- an interview with Chartered Arbitrator, Mark Kantor

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. PDT CIArb-NAB’s monthly webinar series “Ask the Arbitrator” presents an interview...
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Of Privilege & Privacy: Navigating Inconsistent Legal Privilege and Personal Data Protection Regimes in International Arbitration & Year-End Holiday Party at Musick Peeler

Monday, December 5, 2022, at 3:30–7:00 pm PDT/6:30-10:00 pm EDT Los Angeles Chapter of CIArb, North America Branch, California Arbitration...
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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment December 2 & 3, 2022

In-Person: December 2 & 3, 2022 Plus Exam Five interactive workshops PLUS three plenary sessions explore the challenges of organizing...
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Past Events

Ask the Arbitrator: “Outside the North American Borders – A Brazilian Arbitrator’s Perspective,”- An interview with Cristina M. Wagner Mastrobuono, FCIArb

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. PDT CIArb-NAB’s monthly webinar series “Ask the Arbitrator” presents an interview...
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The ICC Commission Report on “Leveraging Technology for Fair, Effective and Efficient International Arbitration Proceedings”: New Insights in the Post-Pandemic World

Sponsored by U.S. Council for International Business/ICC USA, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North American Branch, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators New...
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Ask the Arbitrator: “How to be the Best Prepared/Most Responsive Arbitrator,”- an interview with Arbitrator Jean Kalicki

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. PDT CIArb-NAB’s monthly webinar series “Ask the Arbitrator” presents an interview...
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