International Commercial Arbitration - ICC Institute PIDA Training - English/Arabic

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  • Location: ICC Hearing Centre, Paris, France
  • Date: 10/06/2013 - 12/06/2013
  • Event Type: Training
  • Language: English / Arabic (with simultaneous interpretation)

This training provides participants with a first-hand experience and understanding of the ICC Arbitration procedure through practical and interactive sessions. Participants will study the arbitration proceedings through the simulation of a mockcase.

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Objective

This training provides participants with a first-hand experience and understanding of the ICC Arbitration procedure through practical and interactive sessions. Participants will study the arbitration proceedings through the simulation of a mockcase.

Working methods

  • Study of a complex mockcase under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration in small working groups of roughly 10 participants. The mockcase will be sent to participants before the training, so that they can read the facts and identify the contractual issues which cover the events mentioned in the facts.
  • Technical and practical presentations by international ICC Arbitration experts.
  • Debate among participants and speakers during interactive plenary sessions.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration and practice of international commercial arbitration
  • Prepare and draft the Request for Arbitration and the Answer to the Request submitted to the Arbitral Tribunal.
  • Identify the issues and the role of the ICC Court Secretariat throughout the arbitral proceedings.
  • Select and appoint appropriate arbitrators.

Who should attend

  • Practising lawyers
  • Legal directors and corporate counsel from companies involved in international commercial arbitration
  • Other legal professionals
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Monday 10 June 2013

08.30-09.00 Registration

MORNING (09.00-12.30)

  • Opening and Introduction: Arbitration in the world today and general principles of arbitration
  • Positioning of ICC Arbitration in the Arab world
  • Organization of the seminar and summary of the mock case
  • Preparation of the Request for Arbitration
  • Working Groups: Preparing and drafting the Request

Lunch (12.30-14.00)

AFTERNOON (14.00-18.00)

  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the draft Request
  • How to prepare the Answer to the Request
  • Working Groups: Preparing and drafting the Answer
  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the draft Answer

19.00 Dinner cruise on the boat "Le Montebello" (Paris Seine)

Tuesday 11 June 2013

08.00-09.00 Optional and complimentary breakfast - Presentation and discussion on "The ICC ADR, Expertise and Dispute Board Rules - how and when to best use them?"

MORNING (09.00-12.30)

  • Role of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration before the Terms of Reference
  • Selection and appointment of Arbitrators from the point of view of the parties
  • Case Management
  • Procedural approaches: Civil Law versus Common Law

Lunch (12.30-14.00)

AFTERNOON (14.00-17.45)

  • Terms of Reference
  • Powers, duties and role of Arbitrators
  • Working Groups: Preparing and drafting the Terms of Reference
  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the draft Terms of Reference, simulation of arbitral proceedings

17.45 Cocktail reception

Wednesday 12 June 2013

MORNING (09.00-12.30)

  • Simulation of an arbitral hearing: Preliminary hearing, testimony and other evidence - Cross-examination and oral pleadings
  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the simulation of arbitral proceedings
  • Working Groups: Analysis of the Award

Lunch (12.30-14.00)

AFTERNOON (14.00-17.00)

  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the draft Award
  • Role of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from the Terms of Reference to the end of the Procedure
  • The enforcement of arbitral awards - The New York Convention
  • Closing of the seminar

19.30 Visit of the Dynamo exhibition at the Grand Palais

Co-Chairmen of the Seminar

Antonias Dimolitsa

Founding Partner, Antonias Dimolitsa & Associates, Greece; Vice-Chair, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Sami Houerbi

Director for Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Associate Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Speakers

Walid Ben Hamida

Professor of Law, University of Evry-Val d'Essonne (Paris), France

Gordon Blanke

Counsel, Habib Al Mulla & Company, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Jean-Pierre Harb

Partner, Jones Day, France

Joachim Kuckenburg

Partner, KAB-Kuckenburg Bureth et Associés, France

Jean Marguerat

Partner, Froriep Renggli, Switzerland

Tarik Mossadek

Partner, Cabinet Mossadek & Partners, Morocco; Professor of Law, University Hassan I Settat

Mohamed Shelbaya

Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP, France

ICC Representatives

Alya Ladjimi

Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Fernande Mboutou Ze

Programme Coordinator, ICC Training and Conferences, Paris

Logistical notes

Dates

Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 June 2013

Venue

ICC Hearing Centre

10, avenue Raymond Poincaré, 75016, Paris, France

Registration fees

The registration fee covers all training activities*, including documentation, lunches, coffee breaks, a museum visit on Monday, a dinner on Tuesday, cocktails on Wednesday and an optional breakfast-talk on Tuesday. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.

*subject to last minute changes and modification by the organizers.

ICC Members € 1 799 (€ 2 151,60 incl. VAT)

Non-Members € 2 099 (€ 2 510,40 incl. VAT)

How to register

Easier and faster, register online (secured payment by credit card) or return the registration form indicating method of payment to:

E-mail:events@iccwbo.org

Tel: +33 1 49 53 28 67

Fax: +33 1 49 53 30 30

Post: ICC Services, Training and Conferences, 38, Cours Albert 1er, 75008, Paris, France

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration form and registration fees.

To benefit from early bird rates, please note that ICC Services must receive the payment before the deadline.

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations. A list of hotels nearby the ICC Hearing Centre, with which ICC has negotiated preferential room rates, will be sent to you upon receipt of the registration form.

We are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration form and full payment of your registration fees.

Working languages

English and Arabic. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Credits and hours

ICC Training and Conferences is eligible for CLE credit under New York's approved jurisdiction procedures, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and is a Solicitors Regulation Authority and General Council of the Bar of England and Wales External CPD Course Provider.

French Bars: This training has been sent for CNB approval.

Cancellation policy

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 3 May 2013. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement from ICC Training and Conferences prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required.

Please note that ICC Services reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC Services will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant.

Partnership opportunities

This training offers you an unrivalled opportunity to build worldwide partnerships. Partnering will get you visibility with the major decision makers in global business and/or within the international arbitration network. For further information, please contact Ms Rodriguez.

Sponsorship opportunities

This Training offers you an unrivalled opportunity to build worldwide partnerships. Partnering will get you visibility with the major decision makers in global business and/or within the international arbitration network.

For further information, please read our sponsorship opportunities or contact Ms Rodriguez at: luz.rodriguez@iccwbo.org

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Event registration fees

ICC Members Rate €1799

(excluding VAT 19,6%)

Non Members Rate €2099

(excluding VAT 19,6%)

Hours and credits

  • CLE credits23,5

  • MCLE credits19,5

  • CPD hours19,5

  • CNB hours19,5