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

Issues in International Intellectual Property Disputes- the New, the Longstanding and the Ugly

July 14, 2021, at 12 P.M. ET/ 9 A.M. PT Join an interactive discussion of the unique issues that can...
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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment – August

August 19, 20 and August 26, 27, 2021 Plus Exam Presented and Organized by: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Canada,...
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CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SECOND ANNUAL WRITING COMPETITION

Call for Papers for Second Annual Writing Competition Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North American Branch Young Members Group  Statement of...
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Capacity Sharing Program for 2021 Set For Brazil

Commercial Arbitration in Brazil Save-the-dates: October 25 to 29, 2021 Overview of Program The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North America...
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Past Events

Webinar 3: The Paris Agreement, Carbon Emissions Trading, and Enforcing Net Zero Obligations

 Climate Change, Decarbonization, and International Dispute Resolution  Webinar 3:  The Paris Agreement, Carbon Emissions Trading, and Enforcing Net Zero Obligations...
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UNCITRAL Working Group III- Reform or Replace the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System?

Webinar 1 - Parties Rights and Responsibilities under ISDS July 21, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EST/11:00 a.m. PST CIArb NAB,...
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Webinar 2 – Climate Policy, Investment Treaties, and Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Climate Change, Decarbonization, and International Dispute Resolution Webinar 2 - Climate Policy, Investment Treaties, and Investor-State Dispute Settlement  May 20,...
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