08 Sep 17

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America – Workshop V

Mexico City, Mexico, • English

This course is organized over two years, divided into 8 one-day workshops which take place every three months in a different city.

Description

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.

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.

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 who are nationals from Latin America countries, interested in pursuing a career as an arbitrator. 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. 

Programme

Workshop V: Evidence

5.1IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence
5.2Documents of production

  • Scope of discovery
  • Criteria for documents production
  • Procedure of documents production
  • Tribunal’s role in document production
  • Using IT in arbitration
5.3Expert 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?
5.4Witness statements
5.5Site 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

Speakers

Programme Moderators: 

Ana Serra e Moura Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Eduardo ZuletaPartner, Zuleta Abogados Asociados, Colombia; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Experts: 

Christian AlbanesiHead of Latin American Arbitration, Linklaters, France; Former Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Lawrence W. NewmanOf Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP, New York, United States (invited)
Alejandro OgarrioPartner, Ogarrio Daguerre, S.C., Mexico D.F.
Guido Santiago TawilSenior Partner, M & M Bomchil, Argentina; Former Co-Chair, IBA Arbitration Committee
Claus von WobeserManaging Partner, Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. – Attorneys, Mexico D.F.

Logistical notes

TitleICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America – Workshop V
All workshopsWorkshop I: Appointment as an Arbitrator | Sao Paulo, Brazil
Workshop II: Jurisdiction of Tribunal | Miami, United States
Workshop III: Case-management | Bogota, Colombia
Workshop IV: Provisional Remedies, Security for Costs | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Workshop V: Evidence | Mexico City, Mexico
Workshop VI: Hearing | Miami, United States
Workshop VII: Award | Bogota, Colombia
Workshop VIII: Scrutiny, Delivering Award, Enforcement | Mexico City, Mexico
Date and locationDate: Friday 8 September 2017
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Kindly hosted byEscuela Libre de Derecho (Dr José María Vertiz 12, Doctores, 06270 Mexico City, Mexico)
Learning outcomesParticipants 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 Latin American 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.
Registration feesUS$4000* (US$500** per workshop + local VAT depending on the fiscal legislation of the country)
* excl. VAT. ICC Services must set its prices to include the VAT pursuant to Article 53 of the European Directive 2006-112CE.
**Each workshop shall be invoiced separately and variations in the rates of VAT from one host country to another should be expected
On registering for this course, participants commit themselves to attending and paying for all eight workshops. Payment for each workshop must be received by ICC Services at least one month prior to it taking place.
The registration fee covers all training activities (subject to last minute changes and modification by the organizers), including lunches and coffee breaks. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
Case study materials shall be provided electronically. Participants will be expected to print and organize their materials for each workshop.
Apart from the rare exception, compulsory reading materials shall not be provided. Participants shall be responsible for purchasing the materials if required.
Travel and accommodationParticipants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.
Working languageEnglish
Credits and hoursICC Training and Conferences is eligible for CLE credit under New York’s approved jurisdiction procedures and is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. Approval for credits for this training has been requested.
CertificationA 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.
Cancellation policyPlease note that ICC Services reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content, locations 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.
Partnership opportunitiesThis training offers you an unrivalled opportunity to build worldwide partnerships. Partnering will get you visibility with the major decision makers in global business and/or within the international arbitration network. For further information, please contact Sandra Sanchez Nery.