21 Apr 16

ICC International Commercial Arbitration Training

Accra, Ghana, • English

Programme

DAY 1 – Wednesday 20 April

 

8:30 – 12:30  

Morning Session: Why choose arbitration and how?

 

– Advantages of international arbitration

 

– Drafting of the arbitration agreement

 

– Seat of arbitration

 

– Financial consequences of choosing arbitration

 

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 18:00 

Afternoon Session

 

– Choice of arbitration

 

– Independence of arbitration

 

– Request for arbitration

 

– Workshop: Drafting of the request for arbitration

 

DAY 2 – Thursday 21 April

 

9:00 – 12:30  

Morning Session: Proceedings up to the Terms of Reference

 

– Answer to the request for arbitration and counterclaims objectives to the arbitration tribunal’s jurisdiction

 

– Objectives to the arbitration tribunal’s jurisdiction

 

– Constitution of the arbitral tribunal and transmission of the file

 

– Workshop: Drafting of the answer to the request for arbitration and counterclaims

 

12:30 – 13:45  
Lunch Break

 

13:45 – 17:00

Afternoon Session

 

– Management of the proceedings before the arbitral tribunal

 

– Drawing up the terms of reference and case management

 

– Conference: Time limit to render the award

 

– Costs of arbitration

 

– Drafting of the award

 

– Scrutiny of the award

 

Speakers

Ace Ankomah
Managing Partner, Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah, Accra
Nene Amegatcher
Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Accra
Joachim Kuckenburg
Partner, KAB – Kuckenburg, Bureth Boineau et Associes, Paris
Sami Houerbi
Advocate, Supreme Court of Tunisia; Director for the Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa,
ICC International Court of Arbitration; Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Dubai/ Tunis
Tunde Ogunseitan
Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Sarah E. Reynolds
Associate, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago