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CIArb and Wolters Kluwer Announce New Content Partnership

07 May 2020

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the world’s leading professional body for the promotion of alternative dispute resolution, announced today a new partnership with Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors.

In line with CIArb’s commitment to a greener future and to ensure that its materials are accessible to its members, CIArb’s Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management will be available on the Wolters Kluwer’s online platforms on a quarterly basis alongside CIArb member magazine, The Resolver.

Through this partnership, CIArb members and Wolters Kluwer customers will soon be able to access CIArb Journal and The Resolver on Kluwer Law Online, the leading online gateway for legal research. Both publications will also be available on Kluwer Arbitration, the world’s most respected database of alternative dispute resolution law publications.

In addition, CIArb members will shortly have access to an archive of past CIArb publications through their online account with CIArb (MyCIArb area, members portal) providing them with access to these vital resources.

"I am delighted that our journal and our member magazine will be more accessible to our members. CIArb and Wolters Kluwer have a shared commitment to providing cutting-edge insight, analysis and academic research,” said Catherine Dixon, Director General at CIArb. “Our collaboration on the production of the Journal and the distribution of the Journal and our member magazine, The Resolver is an exciting new opportunity and will enable our members to access vital resources even more easily. We are looking forward to working with Wolters Kluwer in the future.’’

“We eagerly anticipate working in partnership with CIArb to digitally produce and distribute The Journal and The Resolver,” said David Bartolone, Vice President and General Manager of the International Group within Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “There is a natural synergy in the work of CIArb and that of Wolters Kluwer — and in the world-class arbitration products and services we provide. We look forward to many years of partnership with CIArb.”

‘’We are delighted by this new collaboration and the opportunities it provides to extend the global reach and visibility of our publications,” added Lewis Johnston ACIArb, Head of Policy and External Affairs at CIArb. “This is an exciting development for our members, Wolters Kluwer subscribers and the ADR community as a whole.’’

‘’There are certain moments in the lifetime of an academic journal that prove to be critical for its future,” said Professor. Stavros Brekoulakis MCIArb, Editor-in-Chief of the (CIArb’s) International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management. “For this Journal, which has been successfully published for more than 100 years now, moving to the publishing house of Wolters Kluwer is the natural course of the Journal’s evolution, in the last five years in particular, and a clear sign of its commitment to academic excellence, thought leadership and international scholarship.’’

Through this partnership with Wolters Kluwer, CIArb members will have a facile digital access to:

  • Fully digital and hyperlinked articles complete with Wolters Kluwer’s searching and keyword functionality;
  • The Journal and The Resolver on Wolters Kluwer via a gateway in their member profile on;
  • A 30% discount on all Kluwer Law International publications for one month each year; and
  • CIArb publications alongside some of the most prestigious law and dispute resolution publications in the world.

Wolters Kluwer customers will be able to use Kluwer Arbitration and Kluwer Law Online to access The Journal and The Resolver content, significantly increasing the audience able to utilise CIArb’s treasure trove of knowledge on alternative dispute resolution.

About the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a Royal Charter body and charity established in 1915 with over 16,000 members across the world. It exists to promote and facilitate all forms of alternative dispute resolution as an alternative to litigation. As an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), CIArb is passionate about promoting a harmonious society and helping people and organisations avoid, manage and resolve conflict through a global network of 41 branches.

For more than 100 years, CIArb has set the international standard for excellence in practice and professionalism across all areas of alternative dispute resolution. Across the 20th and 21st centuries, CIArb has become an established centre for thought leadership, research, and the scholarly study of international dispute resolution.

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About The Journal of Arbitration, Mediation, and Dispute Management

'Arbitration: The Journal of International Arbitration, Mediation, and Dispute Management' is CIArb’s internationally respected, peer reviewed, academic journal showcasing the most current analyses of pressing issues in ADR from a global perspective. 

Now in its 106th year of publication, CIArb’s journal has been at the forefront of the conversation as ADR has evolved, transforming from an “alternative” forum into a vital component of international legal practice and of the global rule of law. The Journal is essential reading for anyone involved in dispute resolution - whether as judge, international arbitrator, party representative, mediator, adjudicator, corporate advisor, government official, in-house counsel, academic, or graduate/post-graduate student.

About The Resolver

The Resolver is CIArb’s member-only quarterly magazine bringing ADR practitioners the latest insight and knowledge from across the profession.

After more than a decade in print, and going fully digital starting with May 2020, The Resolver issues feature key developments in ADR, provide analysis, news updates and opinion pieces, promote new training opportunities, engage readers through law reports and case notes, continuously looking to inspire young practitioners trying to build a career.

The Resolver is packed with features that explore new thinking and deliver insightful content across key fields such as diversity, climate change, high conflict parties, oil and mining disputes, expert witness process, blockchain in dispute resolution, artificial intelligence, new emerging markets and jurisdictions, and many more engaging, and thought-provoking articles.

About Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is a part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

For more information about Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., visit, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Wolters Kluwer Law Online

Kluwer Law Online is an online archive and research database that has a unique collection of 26 journals and 34 manuals, of which 25 International Encyclopaedias of Law, covering various aspects of international law 

About Wolters Kluwer Arbitration

The world's unrivalled and indispensable online resource for international arbitration research provides access to exclusive arbitration material, in a new and improved research experience that enables subscribers to make faster and more informed decisions.

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