Feb. 9: CIArb NY Branch International Arbitration Student Article Competition

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The New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is pleased to announce the third annual CIArb NY Branch International Arbitration Student Article Competition.  

The Competition is open to all JD, LLM and JSD students who are enrolled on a full-time basis for the 2020/21 academic year at an ABA-accredited law school located anywhere in the States of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The article submission deadline is February 9, 2021.  Awards will be announced in April 2021.

The Competition’s judges will award up to 2 cash honoraria ($5,000 and $3,000) for scholarly articles of publishable quality in the field of international arbitration. At the discretion of the Chartered Institute, the winning articles may be included in one of its publications. (In fact, all past winners to date have had their articles published by the Institute in its flagship publication, The Journal.  Click here to learn more about last year’s first prize article by Lim Siyang Lucas, LLM 2020, NYU School of Law.)

All details regarding the competition rules and registration are available on the Branch’s website here We encourage you to share this link by e-mail, social media, etc. to reach students who you think may be interested.

Please write to us at writingcompetition@ciarbny.org if you have any questions regarding the Competition.

About the Chartered Institute

The Chartered Institute is a Royal Chartered Charity headquartered in London devoted to training and certifying neutrals and to promoting excellence in the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution, including through scholarly publications and lectures and the development of best practices guidelines suitable for use around the globe. The Chartered Institute’s membership of over 16,000 spans 149 countries and works primarily through its international network of 39 branches. Student membership is free.  See here for more information.

The CIArb New York Branch serves a territory consisting of the States of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. See here for more information.

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