PIDA Training on International Commercial Arbitration Dubai

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  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Date: 20/10/2014 - 22/10/2014
  • Event Type: Training
  • Language: English and Arabic with simultaneous interpretation

This bilingual English/Arabic training, to be held for the first time in Dubai, 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 mock case.

Learning outcomes

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.

  • 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 in small working groups of roughly 10 participants.
  • 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

Monday 20 October 2014

Morning (9.00-12.30)

  • 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

12.30-14.00 Lunch

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

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Morning (9.00-12.45)

  • 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

12.45-14.00 Lunch

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

Wednesdsay 22 October 2014

Morning 9.00-12.30

  • 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

12.30-13.45 Lunch

Afternoon 13.45-17.00

  • 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

Co-Chairs of this training:

Philippe Leboulanger, Founding Partner, Leboulanger & Associés, France; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Sami Houerbi, Director for Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Tunis

Speakers:

John Gaffney, Senior Associate, Al Tamimi & Company, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Jean-Pierre Harb, Partner, Jones Day, France

Gillian Carmichael Lemaire, Avocat (Paris) ad Solicitor(Scotland), Carmichael Lemaire, France; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Rabab Yasseen, Partner, Mentha & Associés, Switzerland; Deputy Judge, Geneva Civil Courts

Karim Youssef, Partner, Head of Middle East Arbitration, Amereller Legal Consultants, Egypt

Alain R. Zahlan de Cayetti, Attorney-at-Law and Member of the Paris Bar; Founder, ZDC Law – Dubai, Paris, London and Rabat; Arbitrator, Mediator and Registered Practitioner, DIFC Courts, United Arab Emirates

ICC Representative:

José Ricardo Feris, Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Marie-Camille Pitton, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Registration fees

The registration fee covers all training activities*, including documentation, lunches, coffee breaks and a dinner. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
* subject to last minute changes from the organizers.

Early Bird Rate until 11 August 2014

€ 970*

After 11 August 2014

ICC Members € 1 165*

Non-Members € 1 399*

* VAT exemption – French Tax Code, Article 259A5°

How to register

Easier and faster: register online (secured payment by credit card) at www.iccevents.org

Or return the registration form indicating method of payment to:

E-mail: events@iccwbo.org Tel: +33 1 49 53 28 91 Fax: +33 1 49 53 30 30

Post: ICC Services, Training and Conferences, 33-43, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 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.

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 19 September 2014. 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 at:

luz.rodriguez@iccwbo.org

Contacts

Programme and logistics: Katharine Bernet, Project Manager, Email Katharine Bernet, Tel: +33 1 49 53 28 91

Registration issues: Sylvette Abenzoar, Sales Administrator, Email Sylvette Abenzoar, Tel: + 33 1 49 53 28 67

Sponsorship: Luz Rodriguez, Global Partnerships Manager, Email Luz Rodriguez, Tel: + 33 1 49 53 28 42

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Event registration fees

ICC members rate €1165

Non-members rate €1399

Hours and credits

  • CLE credits23.5

  • MCLE credits19.5

  • CPD hours19.5

  • CNB hours19.5

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