NAB News

VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AT THE SIAC

We are delighted to warmly invite all NAB Members to join us for a virtual networking happy hour with Ms Adriana Uson, Head (Americas) of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), and other SIAC members on May 5, 2022, (Thursday) at 5pm PT / 8pm ET. To join us, please sign up at this link: […]

Arbitration offers several advantages over litigation. One of them is time and expense, a benefit that partly comes from a curtailed scope of potential discovery against third parties. Creative lawyering over the past few decades has begun to change this. The Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C. § 7) empowers arbitrators to issue third-party subpoenas, and […]

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: https://www.ciarb.org/events/international-womens-day-2022-break-the-bias/ 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 […]

California International Arbitration Week

California International Arbitration Week North America Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Registration is free and is here: https://pheedloop.com/register/CAInternationalArbitrationWeek2022/attendee/   March 16, 2022, 1 p.m. PT Necessary Symbiosis:  Strong Judicial Systems and Evolving Case Precedent Strengthen International Arbitration and Define a Desirable Seat A well-established, functioning and ADR-knowledgeable judiciary is […]

March 22, 2022 | 12:00 PM EST The Washington, DC Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is pleased to announce its inaugural event to commemorate the official “Re”-launch of the Chapter. All are welcome to this event to gather our existing Chapter members, “re”-introduce CIArb to the DC arbitration community, and attract new […]

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. https://jobs.prospect-us.co.uk/jobs/details/hq00179474 Please share the link […]

Reminder of Annual General Meeting

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The Professional Home of Dispute Resolution in North America ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON DECEMBER 14 The Annual General Meeting of the North America Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (“NAB”) will be held at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (NY Time), on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, by Zoom. Members should have received a link to […]

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. […]

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