26 Sep 16

ICC Japan Arbitration Week

Tokyo, • English

The ICC Japan Arbitration week, 26-29 September, starts off with the ICC Institute PIDA training Level 1 on International Commercial Arbitration followed by the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum and ICC Japan Arbitration Summit.

Description

This training, held on 26-28 September, will provide participants with a first-hand experience and understanding of the ICC Arbitration procedure through practical and interactive sessions. Participants will study the arbitration proceedings through the simulation of a mock case.

Learning outcomes
• Understand the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration and practice of international commercial arbitration
• Identify the issues and the role of the ICC Court Secretariat throughout the arbitral proceedings
• Select and appoint appropriate arbitrators
• Prepare and draft the Request of Arbitration and the Answer to the Request submitted to the Arbitral Tribunal in small working groups of roughly 10 participants

Hours and credits
CLE Credits: 24.25 – MCLE Credits: 20.25 – CPD Hours: 20.5 – CNB Hours*: 20.5

*This training has been sent for CNB approval

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum ( ICC YAF)

The ICC YAF forum will provide young practitioners, mainly consisting of professionals under the age of 40, with a forum to exchange thoughts on international arbitration with more experienced speakers.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Document production in international arbitration;
  • Experts in international arbitrations;
  • How the selection of arbitrators will influence the procedures of the above.

ICC Japan Arbitration Summit

The ICC Japan Arbitration Summit, organized by ICC Japan, will take place on Thursday 29 September and will offer a line-up of world-class speakers, topical discussions and an excellent opportunity to network.

Programme

ICC INSTITUTE PIDA TRAINING LEVEL 1 – STUDY OF A MOCK CASE UNDER THE 2012 ICC RULES OF ARBITRATION

Monday 26 September 2016

MORNING SESSIONS (09.00-12.30)

  • Welcome address
  • Opening and Introduction: Arbitration in the world today and general principles of arbitrationQuestions – Discussion
  • Positioning of ICC Arbitration in the Asian worldQuestions – Discussion
  • Organization of the seminar and summary of the mock case
  • Preparation of the Request for ArbitrationQuestions – Discussion
  • Working Groups: Preparing and drafting the Request

12.30-13.30 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (13.30 -17.30)

  • Plenary session: Discussion on the draft Request
  • How to prepare the Answer to the RequestQuestions – Discussion
  • Working Groups: Preparing and drafting the Answer
  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the draft Answer

Tuesday 27 September 2016

MORNING SESSIONS (09.00-12.45)

  • Role of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration before the Terms of Reference
  • Selection and appointment of Arbitrators from the point of view of the partiesQuestions – Discussion
  • Case ManagementQuestions – Discussion
  • Procedural approaches: Civil Law versus Common LawQuestions – Discussion

12.45-13.45 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (13.45 – 17.30)

  • Terms of Reference
  • Powers, duties and role of ArbitratorsQuestions – Discussion
  • Working groups: Preparing and drafting the Terms of Reference
  • Plenary Session: Discussion on the Terms of Reference, simulation of arbitral proceedings

Wedneday 28 September 2016

MORNING SESSIONS (09.00 – 12.30)

  • Simulation of an arbitral hearing: Preliminary hearing, testimony and other evidence – Cross-examination and oral pleadings
  • Plenary session: Discussion on the simulation of arbitral proceedings
  • Working groups: Analysis of the draft Award

12.30-13.45 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (13.45-17.00)

  • Plenary session: Discussion on the draft Award
  • Role of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from the Terms of Reference to the end of the Procedure
  • The enforcement of arbitral awards – The New York ConventionQuestions – Discussion
  • Closing of the seminar

Training Speakers

Chair of this training

Alan Thambiayah, Arbitrator, The Arbitration Chambers, Singapore; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Speakers

Mingchao Fan , Regional Director for North Asia, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Shanghai

Alexander Fessas , Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Yoshimasa Furuta , Partner, Anderson Mori Tomotsune, Japan

Michael Hwang , Senior Counsel & Chartered Arbitrator, Michael Hwang Chambers, Singapore; Chief Justice, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts; Alternate Member , ICC International Court of Arbitration

Kap-You (Kevin) Kim , Partner, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, Seoul, Korea; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Hiro Kato , Chief Counsel, INPEX Corporation, Japan

Christopher Lau , Senior Counsel, 3 Verulam Buildings, Singapore; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Michael Moser , Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney at Law, Hong Kong; Honorary Chairman, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

Hiroshi Oda , Attorney at Law, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Japan ; Professor of Law, University College London; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Yoshimi Ohara , Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Japan; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Elaine Wong , Partner, Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ, Japan

Wilson Tang , Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Hong Kong

Logistial notes

Logistical Notes for the ICC Institute PIDA training on International Arbitration

Dates:
26-28 September 2016

Venue:
ANDERSON MORI & TOMOTSUNE
Akasaka K-Tower, 2-7, Motoakasaka 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Who should attend?
• Legal directors and corporate counsel from companies involved in international commercial arbitration
• Practicing lawyers
• Other legal professionals

Registration fees
The registration fee covers all training activities, including documentation, lunches, and coffee breaks.

Early Bird rate until 22 July 2016: US$ 549
After 22 July 2015:
ICC Members: US$ 899
Non-Members: US$ 1,125

*VAT exemption – French Tax Code, Article 259A5°

Visa
We are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your online registration and full payment of your registration fees.

Working language:
English

Recommended hotels:

Credits and hours
CLE Credits: 24.25 – MCLE Credits: 20.25 – CPD Hours: 20.5 – CNB Hours*: 20.5

*This training has been sent for CNB approval

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 a Solicitors Regulation Authority and General Council of the Bar of England and Wales External CPD Course Provider. French Bars: This training has been sent for CNB approval.

Cancellation policy
50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 26 August 2016. 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 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.

Summit logistical notes

ICC Japan Arbitration Summit
Date:
Thursday 29 September 2016

Venue:
Venue: ARK HILLS CLUB
37th Floor, East Wing, ARK Mori Bldg. 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo

For more information and to register, please contact:
-Tsuneyuki Kobayashi, Secretary General, ICC Japan
-Emiko Yamasaki, ICC Japan
E: icc@iccjapan.org
T: +81-3-3213-8585

ICC YAF

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Herbert Smith Freehills and the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) are co-organizing a conference to be held on 26 September 2016 as part of the ICC Japan Arbitration week.

The ICC YAF aims to provide young practitioners with an opportunity to learn and engage with peers and arbitration specialists to discuss issues of interest in international arbitration and to foster mentor relationships.

Following the discussion forum, there will be a networking drinks reception.

PROGRAMME

17.30-18.00Registration

18.00-19.30Discussion Forum

■ Document production in international arbitration

■ Experts in international arbitrations

■ How the selection of arbitrators will influence the procedures of the above

19.30-21.00Cocktail reception

SPEAKERS

Christopher Hunt (Moderator), Partner, Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ, Japan
James Claxton , Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, Japan
Alexander Fessas , Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Michael Hwang , Senior Counsel & Chartered Arbitrator, Michael Hwang Chambers, Singapore; Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Elaine Wong , Partner, Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ, Japan

VENUE : HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS, Tokyo Office , Midtown Hall and Conference Centre (Rooms 5 & 6), Midtown Tower, 4, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

REGISTRATION

The YAF is free of charge for participants. Registration is required as places are limited.

To register your attendance, please send the following details: (i) name, (ii) position, (iii) company name, and (iv) email to:Wenny.Huang@iccasia.org by 16 September, 2016.

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