CIArb News

07 Sep 2023

Ciarb Young Members Group writing competition 2023

Ciarb is pleased to invite professional members aged 40 years and under to participate in the Ciarb Young Members Group (YMG) 2023 writing competition. The submission deadline is 3 November 2023.

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08 Aug 2023

Ciarb intervenes in Supreme Court matter in Brazil concerning arbitrators’ duty to disclose

In June 2023, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb) and its Brazil Branch submitted to Brazil’s Supreme Court an application to intervene and an amicus brief in ADPF 1050, a constitutional matter concerning arbitrators’ duty to disclose.  

The resolution of this matter holds significant importance for the proper functioning and development of arbitration in Brazil. Its outcome may have a direct impact on numerous past, present, and future arbitral awards, and related judicial proceedings. Indirectly, it could influence the behaviour of parties and arbitrators in arbitration proceedings. As Brazil has adopted a monistic arbitration law, this case could have ramifications not only for Brazilian-seated arbitrations but also for foreign awards seeking recognition and enforcement in Brazil.

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04 Aug 2023

Dispute Resolution in International Construction Contracts

Nicos Elia, Chair of Ciarb Cyprus Branch, reports on key takeaways from the Branch conference

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25 Jul 2023

UK Government responds to 2022 mediation consultation

All small claims in the County Court under the value of £10,000 will be referred to mediation


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18 Jul 2023

Complex International Disputes: Tools for recognition and enforcement

Key takeaways from Ciarb European Branch 2023 Annual Conference.


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14 Jul 2023

Construction disputes: The case for adjudication

Mandatory adjudication for disputes arising out of construction contracts was introduced in 1996 by statute [1] (‘The Act’). The Act was backed by regulations in the Scheme [2] which contained adjudication (and payment) provisions that would be incorporated into construction contracts that did not comply with the Act.

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