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

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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

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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)

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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

SIAC Academy Course: Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice – Part 9: Thailand and Vietnam

Ezequiel Pien

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

SIAC and JAA Kansai Chapter Osaka Webinar Series: Part 2 From Negotiations to Constitution of the Arbitral Tribunal: A Practical Guide to Preparing for Arbitration

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The flexibility of international arbitration gives parties a wide range of choice when drafting arbitration agreements and commencing a case. Many of these choices are matters of strategy and can have lasting consequences on a dispute. This webinar will provide practical guidance on drafting an arbitration clause and commencing an arbitration. Experienced practitioners will discuss the strategic considerations behind selecting an arbitral seat, engaging in settlement negotiations, seeking interim relief, filing jurisdictional objections, and nominating arbitrators. Join SIAC and JAA for the above event on 12 October at 8am CEST/ 2pm SGT. Register here.

YSIAC Webinar: Recent Developments and Key Arbitration Trends in Asia

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Asia has become one of the world’s most important arbitration regions, with Singapore ranked as one of the two most-preferred arbitral seats in the world together with London, and SIAC Ranked as the second most-preferred arbitral institution in the world. A panel comprising practitioners from Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Thailand will discuss the rise in popularity of Asia jurisdictions as arbitral seats, and the latest significant developments in the respective jurisdictions. Join YSIAC for the above event on 24 September at 9am CEST/ 3pm SGT. Register here.

SIAC-THAC Webinar: Is there a Right to a Physical Hearing in International Arbitration?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore, the issue of whether there is a right to a physical hearing in international arbitration at a time when virtual hearings have had to be seriously considered by tribunals and parties, in order for the arbitral proceedings to progress. Join us for this webinar as our panellists share their perspectives as well as the position in various jurisdictions. Join SIAC and THAC for the above event on 30 September at 10am CEST/ 4pm SGT. Register here.