5th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration

Singapore, Singapore, • English

Attend ICC’s annual Asia conference on international arbitration and keep up to date with the latest regional and institutional developments.


Who should attend?

  • Practising lawyers
  • Corporate counsel
  • Arbitrators
  • Mediators
  • Business professionals and academics coming from or doing business in Asia

25 June: ICC Institute Advanced Level Training on Assessment of Damages by Arbitrators
This one-day advanced training will provide participants with practical insight on the assessment of damages by arbitrators.

26 June: 5th ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration
Attend this conference to keep up-to-date with the latest regional developments in international arbitration. The conference will offer a line-up of world-class speakers, topical discussions and an excellent opportunity to network.

Training programme

09:00-09:15Welcoming address, introduction and presentation of the training
09:15-10:00The Tribunal’s discretion to award damages versus the Tribunal’s duty to issue   a reasoned decision
– The extent of financial reasoning required in the award
– The right of the Tribunal to reject both of the experts’ financial models without nominating an independent expert
10:30-10:45Coffee break
10:45-11:30Financial approaches to assessing damages
– The uncertainty of the DCF method
– Other tools outside the DCF/FMV dichotomy
– The need for a more exact science
11:30-12:30Q&A and case scenarios
13:30-14:15Damnum emergens, lucrum cessans, and moral damages – how to calculate   without double-counting
– In a case of unestablished business, where costs of the contract and loss of profit are sought
– In a case of conflicting business plan and real purchase offers
– How to calculate moral damages
14:15-15:15Q&A and case scenarios
15:15-15:35Coffee break
15:35-16:20Award of interest: considerations for awarding compound post-award interest  on costs, material and moral damages
16:20-17:20Q&A and case scenarios
17:20-17:30Closing remarks

Conference programme

The conference programme will be available shortly. 


Speakers will be available shortly. 

Logistical notes

Dates and venueDates: 25-26 June 2019
Venue: Sofitel Singapore City Centre
9 Wallich Street
07885 Singapore
Working languageEnglish
Credits and hours ICC Training and Conferences is eligible for CLE credit under New York ‘s approved jurisdiction procedures, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and is an accredited CPD provider by the Bar Standards Board of Englandand Wales. CPD points from the Singapore Bar will be applied for in due course.
Cancellation policy 50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Friday 30 May 2019. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement from ICC Training and Conferences prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required. Please be informed that any form of cancellation will incur a cancellation fee of 7US$ + 2.75% of the registration fee which must be covered by the participant. Please note that ICC Services reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content 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.
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Sponsorship opportunities

Take advantage of the branding and marketing opportunities that this event has to offer by becoming our Sponsor. Visit iccwbo.org/sponsor-asia-conf for more information.