NAB News


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1pm ET In this 90-minute webinar two internationally renowned insurance lawyers will argue before a tribunal comprising three former State insurance commissioners. The webinar audience will vote to decide which side wins and a panel of experts will answer audience questions. Read more

CIArb North America Branch Young Members Group

This program features leading practitioners and experts in talent acquisition and development and is geared to graduating law students and young lawyers looking to build an international arbitration practice. The panel will discuss what you can do now to most effectively position yourself despite the current health and economic challenges. Read more

Using Zoom to conduct a Virtual Arbitration

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Webinar 2pm CT/ 3pm ET This 60-minute online training session is designed to teach neutrals and advocates how to use Zoom Professional to effectively conduct their arbitrations. The event is free an open to all – registration is required. Read more

CIArb NAB and YMG Support Law Symposium

CIArb and YMG were supporters of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law’s Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program’s Third International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Symposium: What Happens Before and After International Arbitration? in St Louis, Missouri. see more

From CIArb HQ: New Guidance on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings

Election of New Communications Vice Chair

The North America Branch is pleased to announce the election of a new Communications Vice Chair , Tina E. Patterson, to fill the vacancy left by Sandra A. Jeskie’s election as Board Chair for the North America Branch.

Election of a New Chair and Board Members

The North America Branch is pleased to announce the election of a new chair, Sandra A. Jeskie, to fill the vacancy left by David Huebner’s election as the Americas region Trustee for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  The Branch is also pleased to announce the election of 3 new board members, Laura Abrahamson, Blanca del Carmen […]


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 […]

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 […]

Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment Dallas, TX, June 27-29, 2020 This program is being re-scheduled due to Covid19; information to follow. The Accelerated Route to Fellowship program focuses on applicable laws and procedures for the conduct of efficient arbitration hearings in complex international cases. Satisfactory assessment of performance in role play exercises will […]

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