08 Jan 2021
New President takes the reins at CIArb
As elected back in 2018 at the CIArb Congress in Atlanta, Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb is the new CIArb President starting on 1 January 2021.
Jane Gunn FCIArb is Deputy President and John Bassie C.Arb FCIArb is Vice President for 2021.
Virtual Congress elections results
CIArb’s Presidential Elections for 2022 were held at CIArb’s Congress on 10 November 2020, which took place online. The first Virtual Congress election brings in new Presidents for 2022 - Jane Gunn FCIArb, from the Thames Valley Branch, and 2023 – John Bassie C.Arb FCIArb, from the Caribbean Branch.
New members of the Board of Trustees announced
CIArb has announced newly appointed members to its Board of Trustees. The term of office runs from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2024 (4 years).
The new Trustees starting in 2021 are: Caroline Kenny QC C.Arb FCIArb - Australasia, Theophile Margellos MCIArb - Europe, Arran Dowling-Hussey FCIArb - Ireland, Richard Barnes FCIArb - Great Britain, Marion Smith QC FCIArb - Great Britain and Amb. (Ret.) David Huebner C.Arb FCIarb – Americas.
Farewell and thanks to Anthony Marks FCIArb, Dr Axel Reeg MCIArb and John Wakefield FCIArb.
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.
22 Jan 2021Independence vs. Loyalty: Are an Expert's Duties to a Tribunal and an Engaging Party at Odds?
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.