NAB News

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! Come and raise your glass! Join CIArb-NAB Members for a virtual wine tasting by Duckhorn Portfolio on Thursday, May 13th. Registration is open NOW through Thursday, April 29th.   CIArb-NAB and Duckhorn Portfolio invite you […]



Call for Papers for Second Annual Writing Competition Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North American Branch Young Members Group  Statement of Purpose  Sponsored by the Young Members Group (“YMG”) of the North America Branch (“NAB”) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (“CIArb”), the Annual Writing Competition (“Competition”) seeks to create greater interest in the field of […]

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 reasons of cost, privacy, speed, effectiveness, or arbitration’s potential to enable disputing Parties to salvage or preserve relationships, arbitration has one key advantage: the near global enforceability of arbitral awards. The North American Branch (NAB) […]



ADR As A Force for Good: North America [Week 11 – North America] The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Young Members Group (YMG) concludes its international regional series of webinars with two webinars focusing on North America: North America North America, home of three Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Branches: North America, Canada and New York, offers […]

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has started the recruitment process for a Regional Relationship Manager in the Americas. The position will be based in Miami, Florida. You can see details about the Job and apply via LinkedIn here:…

CLE Seminar on “Views from the Frontlines: Hot Topics in #InternationalArbitration for 2021” hosted by White & Case LLP, the Los Angeles Chapter of the NAB, Omni Bridgeway, and Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center. This live CLE webinar will discuss emerging issues and trends that will shape international arbitration over the following year. The […]

Introduction to International Arbitration Associates’ Course

Introduction to International Arbitration Associates’ Course  April 9 and 10, 2021 11:30am – 3:00pm US ET Download Brochure |REGISTER NOW A two-day program comprising virtual interactive workshops to introduce the practice of international arbitration from inception to enforcement Presented and Organized by: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ North America Branch New York Branch and Canada […]

Katherine Smith Dedrick is NAB’s New Chair

Katherine Smith Dedrick, JD MBA, has started her term as the Chair of the North America Branch. Katherine says, “during my term as Chair, I look to raise the awareness of the Chartered Institute’s and NAB’s superb training, education and collaboration among members and different branches which leads, in my opinion, to “best in class” […]

The North American Branch proudly presents this webinar about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives to expand the number of to increase awareness of Black/African American Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioners and access to opportunities. Read the Flyer | Register Here

Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb, a member of the NAB and an International Partner at Locke Lord in Houston, has begun her term as President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Ann is the first American woman, second American, and fourth woman to hold that office. Her message to CIArb’s members can be found here: […]

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