Advanced PIDA Training on International Commercial Arbitration
- Location: ICC Headquarters, Paris, France
- Date: 03/12/2012 - 06/12/2012
- Event Type: Training
- Language: English, French
This advanced level training is aimed at legal practitioners who have extensive experience of international commercial arbitration. Participants will study the arbitration procedures through the simulation of a complex mock case.
Study of a complex mock case under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration
Drawn on the experience of renowned arbitrators in a multicultural and international environment, this advanced-level training provides and in-depth understanding and first-hand experience of the ICC Arbitration procedure under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration
By using a practical case-study approach and role-plays to address a series of situations that arise during complex arbitral proceedings, you will gain the expertise and competence to prepare for an arbitral proceeding under the new ICC rules: from drafting the request, to preparing the witnesses, to enforcing the final award.
Who is it for
This programme will benefit practising lawyers, corporate counsel, arbitrators, magistrates, academics, dispute resolution experts and users who have a strong experience of international commercial arbitration, in particular of the ICC procedure, and who wish to deepen their practical knowledge and share their views with international practitioners.
- Study of an advanced and complex mock case under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration in small working groups. The mock case 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 amongst participants and speakers during the interactive plenary sessions.
Monday 3 December
Sessions begin at 09h00 and finish at 17h00 except on Thursday (13h00). Registration opens at 08h45
- Organization of the seminar and summary of the mock case
- Positioning of ICC Arbitration
- Setting up of Claimant's strategy in preparing the Request for Arbitration: analysis of the different procedural options and dispute resolution methods (including the Emergency Arbitrator); parties' identification, selection of claims, measures and relieves
- Working Groups on Claimant's strategy
- Reports from the working groups and discussion on Claimant's strategy
Tuesday 4 December
Complimentary breakfast talk on ICC ADR and Expertise (08.00-08.45)
- Complex arbitrations: issues of multiparty arbitration, multi-contract arbitration, joinder of third parties; parallel proceedings and consolidation of matters; jurisdictional objections
- Working groups: setting up of the Respondent's strategy for the Answer to the Request
- Plenary session: reports from the working groups and discussion on Respondent's strategy
- Conducting complex proceedings:
(i) managing complex situations: issues of procedural meetings, benefits of the case management conference, difficulties in the drafting of the Terms of Reference and the Procedural Timetable; bifurcation of proceedings; resolution of procedural incidents; organization of the hearings; (ii) managing relations with local courts; relations between Arbitral Tribunals and National Courts; arbitrability of the dispute; request for interim measures; actions before local courts
- Conflict of interest and challenges of arbitrators
Wednesday 5 December
- Working groups: conflict of interest and challenges of arbitrators: analysis of cases
- Plenary session: reports from the working groups and discussion on conflict of interest and challenges of arbitrators
- Production of documents: written evidence, witnesses and experts' reports
- Working Groups: preparation of witnesses and experts for cross-examination
- Simulation of an arbitral hearing and role-play: arbitral hearing with examination and cross-examination of witnesses and experts prepared in the working groups; Claimant's Counsel; Respondent's Counsel
- Plenary session: discussion on the simulation of the arbitral hearing
Museum or gallery visit (17.30)
Thursday 6 December
Morning sessions (only):
- Practical aspects of Arbitral Tribunal's deliberations
- Role-play: Arbitral Tribunal's deliberations and discussion
- ICC's expertise on awards
- Enforceability of awards: particularity of State immunity
Farewell lunch (13.00)
Eric Schwartz, Partner, King & Spalding, Paris ; Vice-Chair, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
- Christian Albanesi, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Olivier Caprasse, Of Counsel, Hanotiau & van den Berg; Professor at the Universities of Liège and Brussels, Belgium
- José Ricardo Feris, Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- José Manuel Garcia Represa, National Partner, Dechert (Paris) LLP, France
- Paul-A. Gélinas, Member of the Paris and Montreal Bars; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris
- Theresa Giovannini, Partner, Lalive, Switzerland; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris
- Maria Hauser, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Marnix A. Leijten, Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the Netherlands; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Carole Malinvaud, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel, France
- Ashleigh Masson, Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Fernande Mboutou Ze, Programme Coordinator, ICC Training and Conferences, Paris
- Alexis Mourre, Partner, Castaldi Mourre & Partners, France; Vice-president, ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris
- Victoria Orlowski, Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Sybille de Rosny-Schwebel, Director, ICC Training and Conferences / ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris
- Noah Rubins, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, France
The registration fee covers all training activities*, including documentation, lunches, coffee breaks, cocktails on Monday, a dinner on Tuesday, a Museum visit on Wednesday and an optional breakfast-talk on the Thursday morning. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
* subject to last minute changes and modification by the organizers.
Early Bird Special until 5 October 2012:
ICC Members ¤ € 1 570* (€1 877,72)
Non-Members ¤ €1 690* (€2 021,24)
After 5 October 2012:
ICC Members ¤ €1 810* (€2 164,76)
Non-Members ¤ €1 930* (€2 308,28)
*excl. VAT 19.6%. As of 2011, ICC Services must set its prices to include the VAT pursuant to Article 53 of the European Directive 2006-112CE. Please note that you can request a reimbursement of the VAT through your local tax administration. (If you are not a member of the EU, you must obtain a French tax representative in order to receive the VAT reimbursement.)
How to register
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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 in Paris, 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.
English and French. 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.
Continuing legal education: organization registered in France under n° 11 75 40892 75.
50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 2 November 2012. 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.
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