CIArb News

Evolution or Revolution?

07 Nov 2018

From 29th October – 2nd November, CIArb were present at the 36th session of UNCITRAL Working Group III in Vienna with official Observer’ status. Our delegates Paul Tichauer and Mercy McBrayer made a direct plea for measured, targeted and gradual reform to improve the consistency and predictability of the system.

Investor-State Dispute Settlement is one of the most politically high-profile – and misunderstood – areas of arbitration. In the current climate of global turbulence where the future of the international commercial system is in question, the ISDS system has come under increasing criticism. Some critics have gone as far as to call for the entire system to be thrown out and replaced with a permanent Multilateral Investment Court (MIC). This debate formed the backdrop to the recent session of UNCITRAL Working Group III, which was tasked with identifying whether ISDS reform is appropriate.

CIArb’s position on this question is clear. Whilst there is scope to impro

18 Mar 2019

Forthcoming courses in Australia

CIArb Australia Branch is delighted to offer two courses which will take place in May and June 2019. The first one is an Introduction To International Arbitration in Perth and the second is an Accelerated Route Toward Fellowship (ARF) in Sydney.

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14 Mar 2019

New York Branch courses in May 2019

CIArb NY Branch is pleased to present its two courses which will take place in May 2019 in New York.

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11 Mar 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

On 8 March 2019, CIArb celebrated International Women's Day with an evening lecture delivered by Lucy Greenwood C.

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