CIArb News

CIArb Introduction to International Arbitration Course in Taipei

02 Dec 2020

As Taiwan is essentially unaffected by the COVID-19 outbreak currently rampaging around the globe, CIArb’s Taiwan Chapter was privileged to hold an “Introduction to International Arbitration” course as scheduled in Taipei on 21 November 2020, and the event was well attended in person by 17 enthusiastic candidates. The course was held at the venue of the Chinese Arbitration Association (CAA) in Taipei, Taiwan.

As the candidates will know after the day’s course, one of the significant features of international commercial arbitration is the cross-border enforcement of an award. Glenn Haley C.Arb FCIArb (Course Director) and Mary Thomson C.Arb FCIArb were undaunted by border restrictions and provided their full support to the Taiwan Chapter by delivering lectures to the candidates via teleconference from Hong Kong and Edinburgh, respectively. They were joined by faculty members, Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of the Taiwan Chapter) and Alison Chang FCIArb (former Head of the Taiwan Chapter YMG), at the venue site.

Thanks also to Monica Wang FCIArb (Secretary-General of the Taiwan Chapter) for shadowing the course, and much appreciation also for the CAA staff for making this course possible.

Glenn Haley C.Arb FCIArb

Glenn Haley C.Arb FCIArb

Mary Thomson C.Arb FCIArb

Mary Thomson C.Arb FCIArb

Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of the Taiwan Chapter)

Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of the Taiwan Chapter)

The fourth, seventh and eighth from the left in the first row are Alison Chang FCIArb (former Head of the Taiwan Chapter YMG), Monica Wang FCIArb (Secretary-General of Taiwan Chapter) and Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of Taiwan Chapter), respectively.

The fourth, seventh and eighth from the left in the first row are Alison Chang FCIArb (former Head of the Taiwan Chapter YMG), Monica Wang FCIArb (Secretary-General of Taiwan Chapter) and Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of Taiwan Chapter), respectively.

Monica Wang FCIArb

26 Jan 2021

CIArb and the ERA Pledge Young Practitioners Subcommittee Partner to Promote Diversity in Arbitration

CIArb and the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge Young Practitioners Subcommittee are delighted to announce they have entered into a partnership to provide ERA members with discounted training.

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22 Jan 2021

Independence vs. Loyalty: Are an Expert's Duties to a Tribunal and an Engaging Party at Odds?

The issues before the UK Court of Appeal in a recent case centre on whether an expert firm owed a fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client company and whether they owed a contractual duty to avoid conflicts of interest.

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20 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Richard Barnes FCIArb

The North West branch is delighted to announce that Richard Barnes FCIArb has been appointed to the CIArb Board of Trustees.

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