FREE Reception and Discussion of The Status of CETA, TPP and NAFTA and Their Potential Effect on Int…

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The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators invites you to a FREE Reception and Discussion of The Status of CETA, TPP and NAFTA and Their Potential Effect on International Arbitrations 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 Baker Hostetler 1050 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20036 RSVP: Elizabeth.Sandza@wilsonelser.com Panel Members: CIArb President James Bridgeman, Former US

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Does ARIAS Have a Role to Play in Direct Insurance Arbitrations?

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On July 10, 2018 CIArb published an article by Peter K. Rosen titled “Does ARIAS Have a Role to Play in Direct Insurance Arbitrations?” CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE ON CIARB.ORG  

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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment September 14-16, 2018 Washing…

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Join NAB for our next Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment in Washington D.C. September 14-18, 2018 The fee is $1,950 This event is filling up quickly so please register as soon as possible to guarantee your spot. CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION

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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment March 2-4, 2018 Miami, FL

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Join NAB for our next Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment in Miami Fl., March 2-4, 2018. The fee is $1,950 or $1,750 for firms registering 3 or more people. This event is filling up quickly so please register as soon as possible to guarantee your spot. Click here for more details and registration.

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2018 Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Conference (CIArb) April 2, 2018

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This conference is offered free to members of CIArb; registration is required. Standard registration for non-CIArb members is $250. MCLE credit will be available.

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Accelerated Path to Fellowship International Commercial Arbitration Workshop & Award Writing Ex…

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Join NAB for our next Accelerated Path to Fellowship International Commercial Arbitration Workshop & Award Writing Examination in San Francisco California August 11-13, 2017.  The fee is $1,750 until July 21, 2017 and $1,950 after July 21 until spots are filled.  This event is filling up quickly so please register as soon as possible to guarantee your spot. Click here for more

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Litigation Funding: Are These Costs Recoverable in Arbitration?

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The use of third parties to fund plaintiffs’ legal and litigation expenses (“litigation funding”) is becoming an increasingly common practice in Europe and the United States, and has been used in Australia for many years. As the litigation funding industry has grown and evolved, it is becoming more common in arbitration. Indeed, there are some litigation funding companies that

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2017 Energy Conference Summary and Resources

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The North America Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators hosted a sold-out conference in Houston in April 2017. Co-chairs of the conference were Tom Cunningham (Tom Alan Cunningham PLLC), Lucy Greenwood (GreenwoodArbitration) and Ann Ryan Robertson (Locke Lord LLP), whose efforts in organizing the conference and marshaling the impressive list of speakers were widely acclaimed by the

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Ben Sheppard

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It is with great sadness that we report that our esteemed friend and colleague, Ben Sheppard, passed away on March 4, 2017. Ben was the first Texas Chapter Chair of the NAB. A gentleman and scholar, Ben fought his illness with the same grace and charm as he exhibited through his life. His obituary is below.

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Toronto Chapter Winter 2017 Newsletter

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The Toronto Winter 2017 Newsletter is available.  Use following link to read The Ontario Arbitrator.

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Day at Lloyd’s III

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This is the third program in the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s (TIPS’) series of highly successful panel events, designed to encourage a greater understanding between the U.S. and international insurance markets of how Lloyd’s of London works and the practical issues that arise in dealing with it. This program will primarily focus on dispute resolution between

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Save the Date – March 22, 2017

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Arbitrating Patent Disputes: Innovative Approaches and New Concerns What: Four-location, video-linked conference featuring speakers from the United States and Europe Innovative Approaches to PatentArbitration: Lessons from the Trenches Patent Law: A Public Policy Basis for Vacatur? Where: Live locations in San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York, and Geneva, with Internet access from other

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Energy Arbitration 2017 Conference Friday April 28, 2017

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Please join us on Friday April 28, 2017 for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, North American Branch, Energy Arbitration 2017 Conference, Resolving Energy Disputes in Times of Crisis. Conference Highlights: Navigating the enforcement of awards across the globe Finding the right energy arbitrator Managing the mega case, tips from those in the know In-house counsel open forum Effective

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NAB Newsletter October 2016

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The October 2016 NAB newsletter is available. In this issue: Message from the Chair of the Executive Board, NAB Event Updates, What is the Accelerated Route to Fellowship Program? Trustee Elections and more…  Click here to download your copy now.

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Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Technology Dispute Resolution Conference Open Forum with Silicon Valley San…

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On September 16, 2016, the Charted Institute of Arbitrators (North America Branch), along with the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center and the American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution will present an all-day program at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City, CA titled: Smarter Faster Cheaper Tech Dispute Resolution ConferenceAn Open Forum with Silicon

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Yukos US$ 50 Billion Dollar Arbitration Award Reversed: The Russian Federation v Yukos Universal Lim…

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For those of you who are not familiar with the case, the Yukos litigation is one of the biggest disputes in the arbitration world. While the case is too complex and its history too long to describe properly in this article, suffice it to say that it comprised a multi-year hearing of a Russian tax dispute between Russian nationals and the Russian Federation concerning tax assessments again a

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CIARB NOW OFFERS A STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

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We are now offering a worldwide student membership scheme for all students with an interest in ADR. Student membership is free and open to anyone studying at a university or other higher educational institution who is not otherwise qualified to join CIArb at any other membership grade. Download the Student Membership Flyer

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May 3 ICC West Coast Conference in San Francisco

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The ICC will be holding a conference in San Francisco on May 3 (with a reception on May 2), titled: “Crossroads in International Arbitration: Discovery, Developments & Decision Making.” The North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (NAB) is a cosponsor. Several NAB members are speaking at the conference, including Sally Harpole (San Francisco and Hong Kong), David

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Conference Summary–CIArb NAB’s Resolving Disputes with Companies From Asia: What is the …

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The North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators invited their members and international colleagues to join them in San Francisco on Saturday, January 22, 2016 for a conference titled “Resolving Disputes with Companies From Asia: What is the Best Approach?” And come they did! From all over the United States, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore,

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Accelerated Route to Fellow Houston, TX May 20-22, 2016

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Join NAB for our Houston, TX Accelerated Route to Fellow course. The event will be held in Houston, TX May 20-22, 2016 More information and Registration

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