04 Nov 17

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America – Workshop VI

Miami, United States, • 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

6.1Organizational Issues

  • Booking premises
  • Translation, Transcripts and associated costs
  • Pre-hearing telephone conference
6.2Management of Hearings

  • Setting the dates & timeframes
  • Setting the schedule for the hearing
  • Housekeeping issues
6.3Conduct of the hearing

  • Adversarial v. inquisitorial style
  • Allocation of time between the parties
  • Examination and cross-examination of witnesses
  • Expert conferencing
  • Admissible/non admissible conduct

Practical tasks: 

  • Drafting a letter to the parties inviting them to make proposals with regard to organization of the hearing
  • Drafting Procedural order for the hearing
  • Drafting a report on a practical situation

Speakers

Moderators: 

José Ricardo Feris Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, France; Former Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
João Bosco LeeFounding Partner, Lee Taube Gabardo; Professor, Univesidade Positivo, Brazil; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Ana Serra e MouraDeputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Eduardo Zuleta Partner, Zuleta Abogados Asociados, Colombia; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Experts:

Henri Alvarez QCVancouver Arbitration Chambers, Canada
Albert Jan van den BergPartner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Belgium; President, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
Nigel BlackabyPartner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, Washington D.C., United States; Adjunct Professor of Law, American University, Washington D.C.
Horacio A. Grigera NaónInternational Arbitrator, Washington D.C., United States; Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, Washington College of Law, Washington D.C., Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
Karyl Nairn QCPartner, International Litigation and ArbitrationSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, United Kingdom
Anne Marie WhitesellProfessor, LL.M. Program and Faculty Director, Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., United States; Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Logistical notes

TitleICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America – Workshop VI
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: Saturday 4 November 2017
Location: Miami, United States 
Kindly hosted bySquire Patton Boggs, 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4700 Miami, FL 33131, United States
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.