30 Jan 2019
On 6 January 2019, Taiwan Young Members Group (YMG) held its first event in 2019. Taiwan YMG invited Jasmine Feng (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, London) to share her experiences regarding current practice, views on career planning and getting qualified in Taiwan, England and Wales as well as guidelines for preparing for the Chinese National Judicial Examination.
Dr Helena Chen, FCIArb, moderated the discussion and shared her experiences as a female arbitrator and a partner at an international firm. Alison Chang, Chair of Taiwan YMG, organized and chaired the workshop with the assistance of the Secretary General of Taiwan YMG, Felice Lu. The vibrant interaction among the speakers and the audience of more than forty young practitioners continued from the Q&A session to networking reception. Many participants expressed their interest in the coming Introductory Course to International Arbitration which will be held on 23 February 2019 in Taipei.
29 Nov 2023Joint intervention success as Churchill judgment allows the courts to order parties to mediate
In a significant moment for mediation, the highly anticipated Churchill judgment overturns the decision in Halsey, confirming it is not a breach of human rights to integrate mediation into the court process and, where appropriate, to order parties to mediate. CMC, Ciarb and CEDR joined forces to intervene in the case, arguing strongly for this outcome.
16 Nov 2023Ciarb intervenes twice during UNCITRAL WG III’s latest session
In a lively session focusing on the establishment of an advisory centre in international law and cross-cutting issues, Ciarb intervened twice on behalf of members.