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CIArb YMG Writing Competition 2021

19 Jul 2021

CIArb is pleased to invite anyone aged 40 years and under on the date of submission to participate in the CIArb YMG writing competition 2021. This year’s competition invites participants to preside over an Arbitral Tribunal Ruling under the 1976 UNCITRAL rules in an investor-state arbitration seated in London, England.

Full details and case material can be found here.

The Essay Competition will be judged by an Editorial Jury composed of Alexander G. Leventhal, Ana Gerdau de Borja, Noreen Kidunduhu, Kabir Dugal, Dharam Jumani, Trisha Mitra, and Amanda Lee. 

The winner will be invited to speak at the CIArb YMG conference and will also be profiled in the CIArb YMG newsletter. The five finalist submissions shall be published on the CIArb website.

Note for participants

  • All participants must be under the age of 40 years old as of 15 October 2021.
  • All submissions must be the original work of their authors.
  • Only one submission may be made by competitor.
  • No submissions may be co-authored.

Deadline date: 11:00pm London time, 15 October 2021

Entries should be submitted in word format to: essay@ciarb.org

19 Jul 2021

CIArb Accelerated Route to Membership Course in Taipei

On 10 July 2021, while Taiwan was still under Level 3 Covid-19 alert, CIArb’s Taiwan Chapter held its Accelerated Route to Membership (ARM) course with all participants joining safely from the ease of their office or home.

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16 Jul 2021

25 years since the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act: How can adjudication continue to meet the needs of the construction sector?

On 14 July 2021 CIArb held an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, which introduced statutory adjudication into UK construction. 

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15 Jul 2021

CIArb’s response to the Civil Justice Council report on compulsory ADR

The UK Civil Justice Council (CJC) has issued its report on the legality and desirability of compulsory Alternative Dispute Resolution, having been tasked with this remit in January 2021.

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