CIArb News

Young Members Group’s “Happy Arbitration Hours” Event in Istanbul

19 Nov 2019

The Young Members Group was pleased to invite two guest speakers, Paul Taggart FCIArb, & Olena Gulyanytska FCIArb.

The topic of discussion revolved around the challenges faced by counsels and arbitrators during the arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of an award in difficult jurisdictions. With years of experience in the construction industry, Paul Taggart shared his practices of resolving disputes from places such as Africa and China. Though his experience, he was able to highlight the importance of drafting a clear arbitration agreement and a review of the local laws as a necessary step in avoiding disputes in the future.

In addition to sharing her experiences in resolving disputes, Olena Gulyanytska presented the Business Arbitration Scheme (BAS) that has been developed by CIArb as a way of providing simple, low cost resolution of disputes between £5000 and £100,000 and encouraged all Fellows to get involved in the Scheme.

YMG Istanbul event

CIArb’s European Branch Young Members Group thanks all the attendees for a great evening and cocktail reception and looks forward to seeing you all at the next event.

02 Jun 2020

London Branch Webinar: International Arbitration – What Now? What Next?

CIArb's London Branch hosted a webinar to consider the impact of Covid-19 on arbitration under the banner ‘What Now? What Next?’

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26 May 2020

London Branch committee election and AGM

CIArb’s London Branch recently held its annual general meeting through online conferencing, and elected 6 new members to its committee.

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21 May 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 on construction projects

CIArb, in collaboration with its Corporate Member Accura Consulting, hosted an online event discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on construction projects. 

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