ICC India Arbitration Conference

Kolkata, India, • English

In continuation of ICC India Arbitration Conference series, this conference will bring together leading practitioners to discuss key issues in domestic and international arbitration, with a special focus on Indian practice and experiences under the ICC Arbitration Rules; the recently introduced Expedited Procedure and the Court’s policy decisions on transparency.


This conference organized by ICC India and the ICC International Court of Arbitration with the active support of the ICC India Arbitration Group will provide an active platform for participants to express their views and engage in interactive debates.


The opening session will be followed by two panel discussions and closing remarks involving Indian and Foreign practitioners.

Topics to discuss include ‘Amendment to Arbitration Act: A task half-finished’ and ‘ICC Arbitration Rules 2017 and new guidance on Expedited Procedures – Use & Advantages’.


Who should attend?

All in-house counsel, legal practitioners, arbitrators and academics interested in the field of dispute resolution. The conference is also open to business people who wish to learn more about arbitration as an option for Dispute Resolution in India.


12:30 –13:00Registration
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 14:15Welcome Address
14:15 – 15:45Panel Discussion – “Amendment to Arbitration Act: A task half-finished”
15:45 – 16:00Tea Break
16:00 – 17:30Panel Discussion – “ICC Arbitration Rules 2017 and new guidance on Expedited Procedures – Use & Advantages”
17:30 – 17:50Observations by a Foreign Practitioner
17:50 – 17:55Vote of Thanks
17:55 OnwardsNetworking Tea


Andrew BattissonPartner, Allen & Overy LLP, Singapore
Abhinav BhushanDirector, South Asia, ICC Arbitration & ADR, Singapore
Tejus ChauhanArbitration Coordinator, ICC India
Amar GuptaPartner, J. Sagar Associates, New Delhi
Dany KhayatPartner, Mayer Brown, Paris
Rory McAlpine (invited)Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates, Hong Kong (invited)
Abhrajit MitraSenior Advocate, Calcutta High Court
Sitesh MukherjeePartner, Trilegal, Mumbai
Jishnu SahaSenior Advocate, Calcutta High Court
Aditya SinghAssociate White & Case LLP, Singapore
Balbir SinghSenior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Kunal VajaniMember, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris and Partner, Wadia Ghandy & Co. (Delhi)

Logistical notes


The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata, (Great Ballroom 1), 1,2,3 Old Court House Street Dalhousie Square Kolkata 700069 India


Travel and accommodation

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


Dress Code



For registration and more information please contact – tejus.chauhan@iccindiaonline.org

Contact us

  • Tejus Chauhan
  • +91 9650843803
  • Arbitration Coordinator, ICC India
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