2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration, One Year On... A review, challenges and futur outlook...

  • Location: Tokyo
  • Date: 17/05/2013
  • Event Type: Seminar
  • Language: Japanese and English

On 17 May 2013 in Tokyo, ICC Japan will host the ICC International Arbitration Seminar.

For the seminar, John Beechey, the President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration ("the Court"), will clarify the role of the ICC Court to the audience as well as relate recent interesting cases which the Court had to deal with, especially with the 2012 ICC Rules.

Other speakers representing the Court will take stock of the 2012 Rules, how they have implemented and the issues relating to time & cost. Corporate counsel including legal experts and users of ICC arbitration, Japanese scholars, and representatives of the Court will also discuss the present circumstances of international dispute resolution in Japan and how to promote ICC arbitration.

This half-day seminar will provide an invaluable learning opportunity for corporate legal professionals and practitioners involved in international commercial transactions and dispute resolution.

Coordinator: Mr.Yoshihisa Hayakawa (Professor of Law at Rikkyo University. Attorney at Law- Uryu & Itoga.)

13:30-13:35 Opening Address

Mr. Mikio Sasaki, Chairman, ICC Japan

13:35-14:252 The Role of the ICC Court and its experience with regard to the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration
Mr. John Beechey, President of ICC International Court of Arbitration

14:25-15:00 The 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration...one year on Mr.Andrea Carlevaris, Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

15:00-15:254 Time and Costs in ICC Arbitration
Mr.Hiroshi Oda, Member of ICC International Court of Arbitration ; Professor of Law, University of London ; Attorney at Law(Japan) and Solicitor (England and Wales).

Questions and Answers      (30min)
~ Coffee Break ~      (15min)

16:10-17:10 Panel Discussion: “International Commercial Dispute Resolution in Japan and issues relating to ICC Arbitration”        

Moderator: Mr.Yoshihisa Hayakawa, Professor of Law at Rikkyo University, Attorney at Law -Uryu & Itoga.


Mr. John Beechey, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Mr.Hiroshi Oda, Member of ICC International Court of Arbitration; Professor of Law, University of London, Adviser to Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Ms.Ow Kim Kit, Director, ICC Arbitration & ADR, Asia
Mr. Hideki Kojima, Managing Partner, Attorney at Law (Japan and New York), Kojima Law Offices
Ms.Mitsuru Claire Chino, Executive Officer, Itochu Corporation, General Manager, Attorney at Law (California), Legal Division
Mr.Takashi Ogura, Chief Manager, Attorney at Law (New York), Planning Section, Contracts & Claims Management Dept. International Operations Headquarters, TAISEI CORPORATION

17:10-17:25 Questions from Participants

17:25-17:30 Closing Remarks: Mr. Kiyoshi Yamada, Secretary General, ICC Japan  


ARC HILLS CLUB(37 th fl., East Wing, ARC Mori Bldg.,
1-12-32, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo) ☎:03-5562-4110


International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Japan in cooperation with Japan/Tokyo Chambers of Commerce and Industry


Those who are interested in this seminar are kindly requested to fill in the registration form and send it to ICC Japan (by either fax or email) . Attendance is limited to the first 150 respondents.
Admission fee: free of charge

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