5th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration

5th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration

Event Description

Who should attend?

  • Practising lawyers
  • Corporate counsel
  • Arbitrators
  • Mediators
  • Business professionals and academics coming from or doing business in Asia

25 June: ICC Institute Advanced Level Training on Assessment of Damages by Arbitrators
This one-day advanced training will provide participants with practical insight on the assessment of damages by arbitrators.

26 June5th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration
Attend this conference to keep up-to-date with the latest regional developments in international arbitration. The conference will offer a line-up of world-clas

Event Schedule

08:00-09:30
Registration and welcome coffee

08:30-09:30
Arbitration developments in the region   
This session will explore recent arbitration developments in the region, such as the China International Commercial Court, arbitrations relating to the Belt and Road Initiative, the rise of investor-state disputes, important domestic court decisions and changes in national legislation that have an impact on international arbitration.

09:30-09:50
Welcome addresses

09:50-10:20
Keynote speech

10:20-10:50
Discussion

10:50-11:15
Coffee break

11:15-12:00
Are we in a “Trade War”? The potential impact on dispute resolution     
Much airtime and ink has been spent on the US-China trade war. Is it sound and fury signifying nothing? Or should we start adjusting our perspective on how businesses are likely to conduct themselves in the face of these developments? Can we envisage new kinds of trade disputes and what precautions can be taken in the arbitration of these matters? A candid look at the interplay between politics and commerce and its impact, both in the long and short term, on ASEAN.

12:00-12:45
Discussion

12:45-14:00
Lunch

14:00-15:00
“From our Perspective”: Demystifying the workings of theTribunal and the State Court 
A colloquium amongst eminent arbitrators and state court judges from the region.
Conference attendees will get to hear, from the arbitrators’ perspective, how things have changed and the trends that have been observed in recent years (spanning both procedural and substantive issues).
In a similar vein, judges who have heard challenges to arbitral awards will provide their insight on what they have observed and their perspectives on the viability of various issues that are often raised before them.
The session will provide an insight into the minds of the arbitrators and judges, who will share their candid thoughts on the sort of arguments that work or do not work and the “soft” skills displayed by practitioners and experts that impress or irk them.

15:00-15:30
Discussion

15:30-15:50
Coffee break

15:50-16:50
Oxford style debate: This house believes that the Singapore Convention will change the current landscape of dispute resolution for the better

16:50-17:20
Discussion and jury comments  

17:20-17:30
Closing remarks 

20:00-22:30
Dinner

Event Information

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Jun 25, 2019

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Sofitel Singapore City Centre 9 Wallich Street 07885 Singapore

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330149532828

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