CIArb News

Director General Visits Brazil to Talk about Dispute Management and Resolution

21 May 2019

CIArb Director General, Anthony Abrahams, visited Brazil in May 2019 to promote CIArb’s activities. CIArb has several accelerated programmes for those with experience in different dispute techniques. The aim of these is for participants to demonstrate that they meet CIArb’s benchmarks for membership and the Director General attended and spoke at one of these programmes, the Accelerated Route to Fellowship, in São Paulo. The programme was undertaken by experienced CIArb faculty and several participants completed it with a view to progressing to CIArb Fellowship.

Accelerated Route to Fellowship, in São Paulo

The Director General also held talks with several prominent practitioners and organisations about the work that CIArb is doing in dispute avoidance, management and resolution. This included discussing CIArb’s new dedicated Maritime Arbitration Diploma which will enable people to obtain a specialised Fellowship qualification in maritime disputes.

The Director General also spoke to local CIArb members in Brazil with a view to setting up a branch that can host events and other training on disputes. Many CIArb members attended this event.

17 Nov 2022

Updates on UNCITRAL WGII and WGIII

From 5-16 September 2022, UNCITRAL Working Group (WG) III and from 10-14 October 2022, UNCITRAL WG II met in Vienna to advance their work on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) and on Dispute Settlement respectively.

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16 Nov 2022

ADR APPG session on Law Commission consultation on Arbitration Act 1996

The review of the Arbitration Act 1996 was the focus for the Alternative Dispute Resolution All-Party Parliamentary Group for (ADR APPG) at its session on Tuesday 15 November 2022.

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15 Nov 2022

Ciarb’s NAB & Brazil Branch Join Forces on CSP

Ciarb’s North America (NAB) and Brazil Branches, and the University of  Miami, School of Law, joined forces this year to offer the Capacity Sharing Program (CSP) in three Brazilian regions that are traditionally less exposed to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. 

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