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BCDR / Arnold&Porter International Arbitration Academy in the Middle East

11 March - 12 March

Dates - Times 11 March 2020 - 09:00 to 15:30

12 March 2020 - 09:00 to 14:15

About the Event The BCDR/Arnold & Porter MENA Arbitration Academy is a two-day training program focusing on international commercial and investment arbitration. The Academy will examine practical issues that commonly arise in the course of commercial and investment arbitrations, from the initial claim and the establishment of the tribunal; through the proceedings and the development of the claim and the defense, to the final award.
Who Should Attend Dispute resolution practitioners, corporate/transactional lawyers, in-house counsel, government lawyers/officials/diplomats, business representatives, officials and executives from State-owned entities, new graduates and students.
Faculty Maria Chedid, Senior Partner, Arnold & Porter; Adjunct Professor, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; U.S. Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, President and Co-Chair of the Board, California International Arbitration Council (CIAC)

Kabir Duggal, Senior Associate, Arnold & Porter; Adjunct Professor, Columbia Law School

Keynote Speakers Adrian Winstanley, OBE, Former Director-General, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); English solicitor and CEDR-accredited mediator; independent arbitrator, mediator and consultant

Nassib G. Ziadé, Chief Executive Officer, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA); Former Deputy Secretary-General (and Acting Secretary-General), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Schedule 11 March 2020
09:00 - 10:00 Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration and the Arbitral Agreement
10:00 - 10:15 Tea Break
10:15 - 10:45 Arbitrator Selection and Challenges
10:45 - 11:30 Arbitral Seat, Applicable Law, and Powers of an Arbitrator in International Commercial Arbitration
11:30 - 11:45 Tea Break
11:45 - 12:15 Keynote Speech: Adrian Winstanley
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 International Commercial Arbitration: Process and Proceedings
14:30 - 14:45 Tea Break
14:45 - 15:30 Recognition and Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards
12 March 2020
09:00 - 09:30 Introduction to International Investment Arbitration
09:30 - 09:45 Tea Break
09:45 - 10:30 Jurisdiction and Provisional Measures
10:30 - 11:15 Expropriation and Standards of Protection I
11:15 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 - 12:15 Expropriation and Standards of Protection II
12:15 - 12:45 Annulment and Enforcement of an Award
12:45 - 13:00 Tea Break
13:00 - 13:30 Keynote Speech: Nassib G. Ziadé
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
Venue Royal University for Women, West Riffa, Kingdom of Bahrain
Registration Registration fee is 100 USD; registration is free for government representatives and university students - please register here

Details

Start:
11 March
End:
12 March
Website:
https://www.bcdr-aaa.org/wp-content/uploads/BCDR-Week-of-Events.pdf

Venue

Royal University for Women
Royal University for Women
Riffa, Bahrain
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Organizer

Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA)
Phone:
+97317511311
Email:
info@bcdr-aaa.org
Website:
https://www.bcdr-aaa.org