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SAVE THE DATES! THE TECH ADR SUMMIT WEBINAR SERIES

In October  2020 the CIArb North America Branch (NAB) will celebrate  CIArb NAB ADR Month with The CIArb NAB Tech ADR Summit Webinar Series.  Read more

YMG and Winston & Strawn LLP Present Career Guide

Following the 19 May webinar hosted by WInston & Strawn, LLP and YMG, “Building a Career in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Times of COVID-19”, Amanda Jereige, a litigation associate in Winston & Strawn LLP’s,  San Francisco office, captured the main takeaways and created a comprehensive guide of do’s and don’ts for law students […]

From CIArb HQ: New Guidance on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings

https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/BRVwC2xMQziR3vp7SZVMq5?domain=ciarb.org

UPDATE FROM THE CHAIR

March 16, 2020 Dear NAB Colleagues, It is a privilege to serve as the new chair of the North America Branch. As you may know, David Huebner is taking on the important role of Americas region Trustee for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. David has been tireless in his efforts to launch an array of […]

YMG Writing Competition Deadline Extended

Call for Papers for First Annual Writing Competition Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North American Branch Young Members Group COMPETITION OVERVIEW The Young Members Group of the North America Branch (NAB) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) announces the launch of its First Annual Writing Competition (the “Competition”).  The Competition is open to all young […]

Branch Chair David Huebner Wins Diversity Award

At its annual meeting on February 28, 2020, CPR (the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution) honored North America Branch chair David Huebner with its “Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR Award” for his tenacious inclusiveness efforts within the Chartered Institute and other organizations in the legal sector. In his acceptance remarks, David acknowledged […]

The North America Branch’s training committee is pleased to announce our 2020 training schedule, comprising the following training/assessment programs: Feb. 24-26: St. Petersburg, FL Brochure |Registration June 27-29: Dallas, TX November 6-8: Miami, FL The brochure and registration link for the St. Petersburg course can be accessed HERE. The brochures and registration links for the […]

NAB Supports the “Write the Award” Competition

Law school teams from five countries participated in the second annual “Write the Award”commercial arbitration writing competition co-sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center’s Blakely Advocacy Institute with students from Australia taking first place. The winning entry from Bond University Faculty of Law in Robina, Queensland, Australia, was awarded $5,000 by the competition’s co-sponsor, […]

Capacity Sharing Project

As you might already know, the North America Branch launched its new cross-cultural ADR capacity-sharing program with a pilot project in Samoa on June 1-4 2019. Our delegation made presentations on international arbitration, engaged in discussion sessions with Samoan counterparts about mediation practices and techniques in our respective cultures, and met with senior government officials […]

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