CIArb News

The Inaugural YMG Kenya Conference

20 Feb 2019

The Inaugural YMG Kenya Conference was held on 7th November 2018. The half-day event took place at the Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort in Diani, Kenya. The event was attended by over 60 delegates from all over Africa. The speakers were Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab MCIArb, Dr Adewale Olawoyin FCIArb, Folake Sadiq MCIArb, Sarah Ochwada, Chinenye Onyemaizu MCIArb and Busola Bayo-Ojo MCIArb.

The speakers tackled various topics from sports arbitration, maritime arbitration, how to get into international arbitration and balancing arbitration with traditional practice amongst other topics. The event culminated with a cocktail reception at the venue and the two-day CIArb Kenya Conference.  Organisers of the conference remain extremely thankful to the Global CIArb Chairperson, at the time of the conference, Amanda Lee FCIArb for all the support accorded to CIArb YMG Kenya since its inception as well as the Kenya Branch Committee.

30 Nov 2020

CIArb European Branch expands service with two new chapters: Spanish and Russian

Who said 2020 was a year where little was happening? Certainly not anyone amongst our European members as we are all thrilled about the new expansion of our Branch towards East and South.

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27 Nov 2020

Halliburton v Chubb: Supreme Court confirms the duty to disclose

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Halliburton v Chubb, which dealt with the issue of when an arbitrator must disclose circumstances which may give rise to justifiable doubts about their impartiality.

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27 Nov 2020

Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention 2020: Handling disputes in an era of uncertainty

The 2020 CIArb Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention kicked off with a keynote address by Professor Dr Mohammed S. Abdel Wahab, MCIArb.

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