University of Roma Tre – UNIDROIT 10th Annual International Arbitration Lecture

Jazmín Escalante

The University of Roma Tre and UNIDROIT are pleased to invite you to the  University of Roma Tre – UNIDROIT 10th Annual International Arbitration Lecture  The Annual Lecture will be held in Rome and online by Alexis Mourre on Friday, September 22, 2023 from 5.30pm to 7pm CEST.  The event will be preceded at 4.30pm CEST by a cocktail reception at UNIDROIT’s premises to celebrate the 10th edition of the Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration and present the Roma Tre – UNIDROIT Centre for Transnational Commercial Law and International Arbitration. Due to limited seating, you are kindly requested to confirm whether you wish to participate in presence as soon as possible. RSVP

2022 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation

Ghazal Miyar

The Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei (CAA) and the Asian Center for WTO & International Health Law and Policy (ACWH), National Taiwan University College of Law, jointly hosted the “2022 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation” on 5 October 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan. The theme of the conference is “Past, Present and Future of International Dispute Resolution: Pandemic, Digital Economy and Environment, Society, and Governance (ESG) as Examples”. Considering border restrictions and quarantine measures are still in place for the COVID pandemic, this year, we planned a hybrid conference. To ensure effective interaction between onsite and online participants, there were 3 sessions held on 5 October 2022 and each session lasted for 2 hours.

Third Party Funding in International Arbitration; recent trends and developments

Ghazal Miyar

Although largely unregulated, third-party funding in international arbitration is recognised and supported in many jurisdictions. It has however, been legalised in Singapore and Hong Kong and the bill which implicitly legalizes third party funding in Nigerian arbitration, has been passed by the Nigerian Senate and awaits Presidential assent. This has seen a rise in the ability of parties to take up third party funding. Our international panel provided perspectives from both sides of the debate. AELEX Partner Ngozi Efobi and ENSafrica Mauritius Managing Partner Thierry Koenig, joined by third party funders John Liegey of Weston International Capital Limited and Giacomo Lorenzo, Legal counsel at Deminor. The webinar gave an overview of the recent reforms in Nigeria and the obstacles to … Read More

ABA International Arbitration Skills Masterclass

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The ABA International Law Section invites you to the International Arbitration Skills Masterclass: a two-day hands-on virtual training program, delivered by some of the world’s best international arbitration lawyers. The Masterclass, which is aimed primarily at junior to mid-level practitioners, will comprise a mixture of panel discussions and practice sessions, covering all aspects of an arbitral hearing (opening statements, examination of witnesses, examination of experts, and closing statements). World-leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators will share their experiences and advice on how to deliver powerful oral submissions and effectively examine witnesses. There will also be a session on top tips for making an impact in a hearing. Register here.

Review of Key Arbitration Developments and Decisions in 2021: Singapore and United Kingdom (Virtual Edition)

Ghazal Miyar

Singapore and London are leading arbitral seats, and parties often stipulate either jurisdiction as the “seat of arbitration” even in cases that have no connection to Singapore or London. At the start of a brand new year, this seminar offered participants an opportunity to take a deep dive into the key developments in international arbitration in Singapore and the United Kingdom in 2021. In the course of this seminar, the lecturers reviewed noteworthy court decisions on arbitration emanating from the Singapore and English courts in 2021, as well as conducted a comparative analysis of the current issues and emerging trends from these two jurisdictions. This event took place on 26 January 2022.

YSIAC Conference 2021


For the first time ever, the YSIAC Conference 2021 will be held virtually, over three days from 9 to 11 November 2021. This year’s conference will feature an exciting series of webinars, on topics ranging from ESG disputes, the impact of cryptocurrency, blockchain and NFTs to a review of the global arbitration landscape in the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Participants can also look forward to gaining new perspectives from the ArbXTalk sessions, and interactive events such as Speed Conferencing. Join SIAC for the above event on 9 to 11 November at 07:30am CET. Register here.

SIAC-RAA Webinar: Permanent Arbitral Institutions and the Future of International Arbitration in Russia


The international arbitration community in Russia was abuzz earlier this year when SIAC became one of the latest foreign arbitral institutions to be registered as permanent arbitral institutions (PAI) under Russia’s Federal Law on Arbitration. What is the significance of the latest PAI licenses issued, and what does this mean for users of international arbitration in Russia? What types of disputes may be administered by PAIs? What are the recent developments in international arbitration in Russia that users should be aware of if their arbitrations are seated in Russia or if they have a foreign award in their favour that they need to enforce in Russia? Join SIAC for the above event on 29 October at 10am CET. Register here.

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice – Part 10: Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar (Virtual Edition)


The efficacy of arbitration as an effective dispute resolution mechanism depends to a large extent on whether the integrity of the award will be protected by the national courts in enforcement and annulment proceedings and treated as final and binding save in limited circumstances. The “Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice” series seeks to provide an overview of the arbitration law in different jurisdictions in Asia, with a focus on the theory and practice of the enforcement of arbitral awards in these jurisdictions. The definition of an “arbitral award”, the grounds for non-enforcement of awards, the grounds for annulment of awards, as well as the national court’s attitude and approach in applying these grounds, will be examined. … Read More