Pre-register now for ICC YAF/IBA Arb40 Witness Testimony Workshop in Tokyo

  • Paris, 30 July 2014

On the day of the opening of the annual IBA Conference, the young arbitration branch of the IBA (IBA Arb 40) and ICC YAF will join forces for a truly international arbitration event in Tokyo. The event will be kicked off by a key-note speech from one of the leading arbitration practitioners.

Tokyo Skyline

Subsequently, an interactive workshop will focus on how to successfully conduct cross-examinations. Experienced cross-examiners from different jurisdictions will showcase how to best cross examine fact witnesses based on case studies from the oil and gas sector. Young international arbitration practitioners and students are invited to participate in order to further develop their skills and to learn from practitioners from around the world.

Topics shall include:

  • Ten steps to a successful cross-examination
  • Mock cross-examinations of witness based on a case study involving a contract dispute in the oil & gas sector
  • Interactive discussion with audience of the advantages, mistakes and practice tips related to cross examination

The workshop will take place in Tokyo, Japan on 19 October 2014.

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