ICC: Conference on International Commercial

Chennai, India, • English

The ICC International Court of Arbitration is co-organizing a conference with the Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Nani Palkivala Arbitration Centre. The conference is generously sponspored by Clyde & Co and SILF and will take place in Chennai, on 25 November 2016.


The number of India-based parties involved in international arbitration has risen rapidly in recent years, fuelled by a booming economy and growth in cross-border trade. The objective of the conference is to inter alia discuss topics related to saving time and costs in international arbitration, the impact of the Arbitration Amendment Act, 2015 while also focusing on ICC dispute resolution services.

In-house counsels, lawyers and arbitrators, government representatives and business executives.


12:30 – 1:00pm Registration

1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch

2:00 – 2:30 pm Opening Session

2:30 – 3:45 pm Saving Time and Costs in International Arbitration – the ICC Way

03:45 – 4:00 pm Coffee / Tea break

4:00 – 5:15 pm Impact of the Arbitration Amendment Act – One Year Later!

5:15 – 5:45pm Valedictory Session


Mr. Jawahar Vadivelu, Member, ICC India Executive Committee

Mr. KG Raghavan, Senior Advocate

Mr. Kunal Vajani, Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration and Partner, Wadia Ghandy & Co (Delhi)

Mr. Prakash Pillai, Partner, Clyde & Co. Clasis, Singapore

Mr. Anirudh Krishnan, Partner, AK Law Chambers, Chennai

Mr. Vyapak Desai, Partner, Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai

Mr. N.V. Srinivasan, Managing Partner, NVS & Associates, Chennai

Mr. B.C. Thiruvengadam, Senior Partner, Thiru & Thiru, Bengaluru

Mr. Ganesh Chandru, Executive Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, New Delhi

Ms. Nalina Mayegowda, Partner, Poovayya & Co., Chennai

Mr. Udaya Holla, Senior Advocate

Mr. Ashok Ummat, Executive Director, ICC India

Logistial notes


Hyatt Regency,
365, Anna Salai, Teynampet


The conference is free of charge. However, registration is compulsory.

Please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to :tejus.chauhan@iccindiaonline.org

Travel and accommodation:

Travel and hotel expenses are not included. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.