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Why a Canadian Branch of CIArb?

The CIArb Canada Branch was formed to give greater visibility to Canada as an exceptionally attractive venue for arbitration. Dr Paul A. Tichauer FCIArb and Professor Janet Walker FCIArb explain the reasons for why the time is ripe for a presence there.
3 July 2017 | Branch News

The Role of Expert Evidence in International Arbitration

On 25 May, the London and South East YMG hosted the first seminar of 2017 in their ongoing Basics of Arbitration series.
29 June 2017 | YMG News

CIArb Policy Briefing: Brexit Arbitration Body

Read the CIArb viewpoint following news of the potential development of an arbitration body as an alternative to the ECJ for future trade disputes.
28 June 2017 | News

Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited & Ors v Republic of Yemen & Anor: Perspectives on the Issue of Force Majeure

In February 2013, when Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited, together with two other Indian companies, brought arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Yemen and its Ministry of Oil and Minerals for the termination of three petroleum exploration contracts on the ground of force majeure.
11 October 2016 | Features

Ground-breaking Appointment Sets Example in the Fight to Promote Diversity

Feature on the appointment of the first female arbitrator in Saudi Arabia. Shaima Aljubran, a lawyer and legal advisor at Rawabi Holding, who was appointed as an arbitrator in a commercial dispute earlier this year.
4 October 2016 | Features

Rusoro Mining Ltd v The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – Another Billion Dollar Award

Rusoro Mining, a Canadian company, whose main business is the exploration and production of gold, was awarded more than US$1.2 billion in a claim against the Republic of Venezuela. The request for arbitration was made in accordance with the 2006 ICSID Additional Facility Rules and the 1996 Canada – Venezuela Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
4 October 2016 | Features