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

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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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment May 15-16 and May 22- 23, 2021

Introduction to International Arbitration Associates’ Course  May 15-16 and May 22- 23, 2021 Five interactive workshops PLUS three plenary sessions...
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Networking Wine and Arbitration

Networking Wine and Arbitration (Members Only Event) Thursday, May 13 @ 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PST  Snag your spot today!...
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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

Best in Class: Marketing and Branding Techniques – Navigating our New Normal

April 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PST Whether you are new in ADR, transitioning to ADR from a...
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Webinar 1 – Clean Energy and International Commercial Arbitration

Climate Change, Decarbonization, and International Dispute Resolution Webinar 1 - Clean Energy and International Commercial Arbitration April 22, 2021 at...
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Cost, Speed, Effectiveness, and Enforceability

March 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET/10am CT Parties choose arbitration for a variety of reasons. Whether parties arbitrate for...
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