2014 Bulgaria Launch of the new ICC Mediation Rules
- Location: Sofia
- Date: 27/10/2014
- Event Type:
- Language: English
Register now! On 27 October 2014, ICC will present in Bulgaria the new ICC Mediation Rules which
entered into force on 1 January 2014. The event will offer participants the
opportunity to acquire a comprehensive overview of the new Rules and an insight
into the latest developments in international commercial mediation.
ICC’s new Mediation Rules came into force on 1 January 2014. Produced within the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR by a task force of dispute resolution specialists and company representatives from 29 countries, the new Rules are administered by the ICC International Centre for ADR. They replace the ICC ADR Rules, used for amicable dispute resolution since 2001.
First day, 27.10.2014
9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 – 10.00 Words
of welcome and introduction
10.00 – 11.00 Why mediate? Mediation’s relevance to business
- Mediation as Justice and Marketplace model
is it in a company’s interest to settle complex, international commercial
disputes through mediation?
have companies made mediation a central part of their dispute resolution
do companies choose administered mediation?
– 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 - 12.00 The new ICC Mediation
Rules (Part I)
- ADR becomes Mediation: The drafting of the new
ICC Mediation Rules
- Getting started: How to initiate proceedings
under the ICC Mediation Rules
– 13.00 Conduct of mediation
proceedings: Avoiding and overcoming hurdles, dealing with confidentiality
are mediations conducted under the new Rules?
can agreement on the language(s) and place of the mediation be achieved if
the parties cannot see eye to eye?
is the obligatory initial discussion between the mediator and the parties
do the mediator and the parties need to decide about the conduct of the
– 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 The new ICC Mediation
Rules (Part II)
mediator: Finding the right person for your dispute
matters: Costs and payments
– 15.20 Coffee Break
15.20 – 16.20 Drafting an effective
mediation clause: The new ICC model clauses for mediations
are the important elements of an effective mediation clause?
are the potential pitfalls of a poorly drafted mediation clause?
considerations should you keep in mind in choosing between the different
ICC model clauses for mediation?
16.20 – 17.00 Mediation as a part of hybrids, on-line
mediation, automated facilitation and etc. Why the future of mediation remains
17.00 – 17.15 Closing remarks
Second day, 28.10.2014
09.30 - 14.30 Practical training with cases of ICC
14.30 - 15.30 Working lunch and cocktail
Shraddha Bhosale - Deputy Manager at the ICC International Centre for ADR, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris
Thierry Garby - IMI Certified Mediator
Aleš Zalar - Еxpert at the European Commission, former Minister of Justice of Slovenia
Han Asparuh Str. 8