CIArb News

New President, Virtual Congress 2020 election results and new members of Board of Trustees announced

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.

13 May 2021

GAR Awards 2021 nominations ‘Best lecture or speech’

We are proud to announce and congratulate the following shortlisted entries in this year's prestigious Global Arbitration Review GAR Awards, nominated in the category 'Best lecture or speech'.

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10 May 2021

Branch Focus - Europe Branch

CIArb’s European Branch has been active since the 1990s and comprises various jurisdictions, each one with strong legal traditions and home to renowned scholars.

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07 May 2021

The European Commission rejects the UK application to join Lugano

The European Commission earlier this week issued a recommendation arguing that the Parliament and Council should vote to block the UK’s accession to the 2007 Lugano Convention as a third country party.

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