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CIArb News

The latest news about alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and CIArb.

CIArb members urge action to close the ADR knowledge gap

Further work needs to be done to address the knowledge gap that continues to exist in the business sector. Recent research conducted by CIArb highlights this lack of awareness and the need for ADR to be included in the education system from schools through to university and law schools.
16 June 2017 | News

Roebuck Lecture - Improving arbitration: responsibilities and rights

“Arbitration law is nothing more than procedural machinery, with an elegant overlay of juristic values and procedural aspiration,” stated Professor Neil Andrews to a packed audience at CIArb's Annual Roebuck Lecture
2 June 2017 | News

CIArb response to European Commission plans for MIC

CIArb has submitted a response to the EU Commission’s Consultation Paper on a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution. Our response identified potential issues arising in the areas of sustainability, accountability and enforceability.
1 June 2017 | News

Third Party Funding: Costs in Arbitration Workshop

Third Party Funding (TPF) in arbitration is a feature that is becoming increasingly accepted in many jurisdictions. Read a report from CIArb's workshop, held in London in May 2017.
19 May 2017 | News

New Pathways update

The UK and Europe will be the first region to see the roll-out of the New Pathways modules and Centralised Assessment under the Golden Thread project.
5 May 2017 | News

CIArb's response to UK snap election

CIArb issues a statement in response to the announcement of a snap election in June 2017.
25 April 2017 | News

First filing under the IMPRESS (Media) Arbitration Scheme

CIArb’s Dispute Appointment Service has received its first request for the appointment of an arbitrator under the IMPRESS Arbitration Scheme.
19 April 2017 | News

Costs in Arbitration: An overview of CIArb’s Hong Kong Workshop 2017

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) delivered a Costs Workshop in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) on 28 March 2017 focusing on costs budgeting and third party funding.
3 April 2017 | News

Golden Thread update: March 2017

The latest update from CIArb Education & Training looks at Introduction Courses and Assessments, Pathways Courses and their centralised assessment, plus other recent developments.
23 March 2017 | News

International Arbitration Conference, Dubai

The highly anticipated and first of CIArb’s three flagship international arbitration conferences, 'The Synergy and Divergence between Civil Law and Common Law in International Arbitration', took place on 8 - 9 March 2017 at the prestigious One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai.
22 March 2017 | News