28Jun 19

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Asia – Workshop V

Singapore, Singapore, • English

This course is organized over two years divided into 8 one-day workshops which take place every three months in 6 cities: Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore and Seoul.


Learning outcomes

The programme covers the main stages of the arbitration proceedings from an arbitrator’s point of view. It aims at improving legal knowledge and developing practical skills such as efficient case management and drafting.

Participants who successfully complete the course will have acquired a strong command of the arbitration procedures and techniques, and shall be fully capable of acting as arbitrators in international arbitration cases.

This course is also a unique opportunity for exchanging and networking with leading professionals in the field.

Who should attend?

This advanced level professional training is designed primarily for senior and upper mid-level arbitration practitioners interested in pursuing a career as an arbitrator. Priority will be given to nationals from Asian countries. Both institutions and arbitration practitioners would benefit from this programme.

This programme is limited to 40 participants who possess an advanced knowledge of the English language and sufficient experience in international arbitration.

Please note that a Curriculum Vitae is requested upon registration as candidates will be selected according to their experience.


This course is organized over two years, divided into 8 one-day workshops which take place every three months.
Each workshop will consist of:

• Review and study by the participants of relevant topics on the basis of recommended materials;
• Analysis of practical situations based on ICC cases;
• Drafting procedural documents (correspondence with the parties, Terms of References, Procedural Orders, Awards etc.);
• Colloquia where key-note speakers discuss practical situations with the participants.

Qualification exercises

At each session the participants will be provided with a list of required and recommended reading for the next session. The session colloquia shall be structured on the assumption that the participants have studied the list of required and recommended reading. Participation in the workshop discussions is essential.

Written exercises shall be organized in relation to the topics covered at the session. Guidelines and materials for the written exercises will be provided. The exercises shall be read by the tutors; feedback shall be provided at the beginning of the following session.

Logistical notes

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course by the ICC Institute of World Business Law to provide public recognition of the level of expertise gained. The certificate shall only be given to those participants who attended at least seven sessions and successfully completed 100% of the written exercises.

The ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Asia is reserved to 40 participants who commit to participating in all eight workshops. This course is fully booked.

If you wish to be kept informed of future editions of the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy, please contact events@iccwbo.org.


Workshop V: Evidence

TitleWorkshop V: Evidence
Date and venueFriday 28 June 2019 – Singapore
Topics5.1. IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence

5.2. Documents production

  • Scope of discovery:
  • Criteria for document’s production
  • Procedure of documents production
  • Tribunal’s role in document production
  • Using IT in arbitration

5.3. Expert reports

  • Party appointed vs. tribunal appointed expert
  • Identification of issues to be put before the expert
  • Identification of expert / ICC expertise
  • Management of work with expert
  • Should the members of the Arbitral Tribunal act as experts?

5.4. Witness statements

5.5. Site inspection

Practical tasks
  • Drafting the procedural schedule related to document production
  • Drafting the order on production of documents (Redfern Schedule)
  • Drafting the procedural Order on appointment of expert


Vladimir KhvaleiPartner, Baker & McKenzie, Russian Federation; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
Kim M. RooneyArbitrator and Barrister, Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Matthew SecombPartner, White & Case, Singapore; Former Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Galina ZukovaPartner, Bélot Malan & Associés, France; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Associate Professor, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin


Wade M. CoriellPartner and Head of Asia Disputes, King & Spalding, Singapore
Alexander G. FessasSecretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Paris
Benjamin HughesArbitrator, The Arbitration Chambers, Singapore
Sapna JhangianiPartner, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore
Karyl Nairn QCSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, United Kingdom
Gagan PuriPartner & Leader, Forensic Services, PWC, India
Hazel TangCounsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Singapore

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