Become an Arbitrator

ICA arbitrators play a key role in the cotton trade and if you meet our criteria, you can train to become one

ICA arbitrators play a key role in the cotton trade, providing a professional service to firms who choose arbitration to resolve contract disputes. If you meet our criteria, you can train to become an ICA arbitrator.

What are the benefits?

  1. Professional development – gain skills to become an effective ICA arbitrator and also skills that can be applied in other professional arbitration settings
  2. Giving back – support the cotton community and help others by applying your professional knowledge
  3. Positive impact – use your knowledge and experience to promote good trading practice
  4. Building your network – meet and network with other professionals
  5. Financial reward – you can claim payment for your services

What is the criteria to apply?

  1. You have to be an ICA Individual Member
  2. You have to successfully complete the ICA Basic Level Arbitrator Examination
  3. You have to successfully complete the first two modules of the ICA Advanced Arbitrator Examination
  4. You have to have 5 years’ experience in the international cotton industry
  5. You have to be proficient in the English language (written and spoken), without the need of a translator

Want to know more?

Find out more about the Basic Level Training here.

Find out more about the Advanced Level Training here.

View our list of frequently asked questions here

Want to apply?

Apply online now

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