Columbia Law School – CIArb Comprehensive Course On International Arbitration
A week-long systematic and comprehensive examination of the law and practice of international arbitration.
The course features both lecture and interactive segments and is designed for arbitrators, advocates, in-house counsel and others interested in international arbitration.
Upon completion, all attendees will receive a certificate of completion from Columbia Law School and the Chartered Institute.
DAY 1 • Introduction to the New York Convention, Model Law, other National Statutes, and UNIDROIT Principles • Overview of Investor State Arbitration • Arbitration Agreements • Separability, Allocation of Competence DAY 2 • Illegality, Arbitrability and Other Factors Relating to the Nature of the Dispute • The Arbitral Seat, the Arbitrator’s Power and Jurisdiction • Arbitral Institutions and Ad Hoc Arbitration • Appointment of Arbitrators; Challenges to Arbitrators DAY 3 • Arbitrator Terms and Conditions of Appointment; Obligations of the Tribunal; Responsibilities and Obligations of the Parties • Emergency Relief; Security for Costs and Interim Measures • Preliminary Conference Lecture and Simulation • Procedural Issues: Discovery, Evidence and Confidentiality DAY 4 • Non-signatories; Multi-party Issues • Mock Hearing Simulation • Deliberation and Award; Costs, Interest and Attorneys’ Fees • Choice of Law, including Rome Convention DAY 5 • Annulment and Interlocutory Matters • Recognition and Enforcement • Ethical Issues for Arbitrators & Counsel • Emerging Issues and Conclusion