NAB News

Excellent Class at the Successful ARF Course in Austin, Texas

The Accelerated Route to Fellowship Course Plus Exam was held in Austin, Texas, on June 12-13. The course took place in McGinnis Lochridge’s relatively new offices, and the discussion leaders have advised there was an exceptional and knowledgeable group. There is every reason to expect that there will be 11 new Fellows in due course. […]

As you may know from the post in Upcoming Events and Featured Programs, three NAB members and a Fellow from the New York Branch are presenting during California International Arbitration week. However, did you know that there are at least the 14 additional NAB members who are speaking during the event?  The following will be […]

The Hon. Louise LaMothe FCIArb, will be one of the women featured in a video at CIArb’s International Women’s Day. CIArb’s International Women’s Day Event is Free and takes place virtually on March 8 at 10 am GMT. Read about it and register: It promises to be a good program. After you hear from […]

New Chapter Being Formed for Pennsylvania and Ohio

A new chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is being formed to cover Pennsylvania and Ohio. The effort is led by Professor Charles T. Kotuby Jr. FCIArb from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, who left the international arbitration practice at Jones Day in Washington DC last year to focus on academic and […]

The Board of Trustees of CIArb previously approved Terms of Reference for the revised Audit and Risk Committee, and the new Nominations and Governance Committee and Finance Committee. An organisation called Prospectus has been engaged to assist with the recruitment onto these committees – recruitment is now live at live. Please share the link […]

Meet New NAB Board Member Steven J. Cologne of San Diego

Mr. Cologne currently serves as Managing Partner of Higgs Fletcher & Mack, San Diego’s oldest law firm. He has been an equity partner at Higgs, Fletcher & Mack since 1999, practicing complex tort and business litigation. In 2020, Mr. Cologne was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of San Diego School of Law. […]

Met Newly Elected NAB Board Member Tom Cunningham of Houston

Tom Cunningham rejoins the NAB Board having served as Chair of the Texas Chapter from 2014 to 2019. During that time, Tom organized a number of events to promote the North American Branch, including member receptions, a meeting in Mexico City with leading members of the Mexico Chapter, and the CIArb Energy Arbitration Conference in […]

Learn About Peter Neumann – New Los Angeles Chapter Chair

Peter Neumann, brings over 25 years of cross-border corporate and dispute management experience to the NAB L.A. Chapter. Having practiced in China for two decades, he is professionally fluent in Mandarin Chinese and is a member of the arbitrator panels of prominent arbitral institutions in the region. Peter also serves as an Adjunct Professor in […]

Lena Raxter Wins Second Annual Writing Competition

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT Second Annual Writing Competition Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North America Branch Young Members Group The Young Members Group (YMG) of the North America Branch (NAB) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is pleased to announce that Lena Raxter is the winner of CIArb NAB YMG’s Second Annual Writing Competition! Ms. Raxter is […]

Meet the New Atlanta Chapter Chair!

Rebecca Lunceford Kolb has been involved in international arbitration since law school, having studied the area in Austria, Germany, Hungary, and Italy as part of a study abroad program. She continued that work in private practice at Arnall Golden Gregory under the guidance of the firm’s chairman, Glenn Hendrix. She has since been on the […]

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