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.

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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