01 Dec 2020
This year’s achievements for the East Anglia Branch have been underpinned by the Young Member Group (YMG) Webinar Series. This was organised in lieu of 2nd Annual YMG Conference, which was to be held face-to-face in Manila, Philippines.
The Webinar series was titled “International ADR in Asia: Global Challenges and Opportunities to Young Practitioners in the “New Normal Era”. The series consisted of 8 webinars which ran over 4 weeks during November 2020.The organising committee comprised YMG members from 8 different jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, India and Taiwan. In total there were over 40 young ADR practitioners as panellists from across the globe. The webinars were exceedingly popular with some webinars receiving over 300 registrants. There were a total of approximately 650 attendees from various regions across the globe.
26 Jan 2021CIArb 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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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.