05Mar 18

When ICC Met Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, • English

The ICC International Court of Arbitration will provide training on International Arbitration and ICC Arbitration Procedures, generously hosted by the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation.

Description

This training will feature presentations and interactive discussions along with mock scenarios designed to give attendees an in-depth understanding of how to conduct an international arbitration with specific instruction on best practices under the ICC Rules.  Topics to be covered include legal framework of international arbitration, New York Convention, lex arbitri, choice of law, separability, recognition and enforcement of awards, as well as an examination of practices under the ICC Rules from filing a request for arbitration to constitution of the tribunal, case management techniques and scrutiny of awards.

Please note that the training will be followed by the GAR Live Atlanta conference on 6 March 2018. Participants who wish to attend both events can benefit from a 20% discount package. To view the full programme and list of speakers for GAR Live Atlanta please click here.

Programme

08:00-08:30Registration and Breakfast
08:30-08:45Welcome and Introduction

·       Soeun (Nikole) Lee – International Court of Arbitration ®

08:45-10:15Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration, part I

This introductory session will provide a brief history and overview of international commercial arbitration.  Topics to be covered include:  definition, advantages and disadvantages, and types of arbitrations, legal framework (New York Convention, FAA Chapter Two, UNCITRAL Model Law, soft-law), role of the seat and lex arbitri.

·       Brent O.E. Clinkscale – Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson, Greenville

·       Samaa Haridi – Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York

·       Viren Mascarenhas – Partner, King & Spalding LLP, New York

10:15-10:30Break
10:30-12:00Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration, part II

The second session will examine choice of law issues, separability, competence-competence, evidence gathering, and interim relief as well as the recognition, enforcement and annulment of awards.

·       Jack J. Coe Jr,. Ph.D – Professor of Law, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu

·       Claudia T. Salomon – Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York; Court Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

·       Andrew J. Tuck – Partner, Alston & Bird, Atlanta

12:00-13:00Lunch
13:00-14:00Practice Under the ICC Rules, part I

This session will provide a practical overview of international arbitration practice under the ICC rules. Topics to be covered include request for arbitration, answer and counterclaims, joinder and consolidation, emergency relief and expedited proceedings.

·       Marek Krasula – Counsel, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York

·       Carita Wallgren-Lindholm – Partner, Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd., Helsinki

14:00-15:00Practice Under the ICC Rules, part II

The discussion of international arbitration practice under the ICC rules will continue with an overview of the Constitution of Tribunal, including a discussion on the process of nominations, disclosures, appointments, confirmations, and replacements of arbitrators.  Additionally, the panelists will provide insight into the role of National Committees in the Constitution of the Tribunal. During this session, attendees will also be presented with a series of interactive hypotheticals on Challenges.

·       Mark Beckett – Partner, Cooley LLP, New York

·       José Feris – Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Paris

15:00-15:15Break
15:15-15:50Practice Under the ICC Rules, part III

This session will provide an overview of the Case Management Conference as well as Terms of Reference.

·       Carita Wallgren-Lindholm – Partner, Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd., Helsinki

15:50-17:15Practice Under the ICC Rules, part IV

The Training will conclude with a discussion focusing on scrutiny of awards in an ICC arbitration.  Members of the ICC Court and Secretariat will lead an interactive mock Court session examining a short excerpt of an award.   The session will also cover tribunal and secretariat interactions and cost awards.

·       Mark Beckett – Partner, Cooley LLP, New York

·       Marek Krasula – Counsel, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York

·       Claudia T. Salomon – Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York; Member, ICC Court of International Arbitration

17:15Closing Remarks
17:30Cocktail Reception hosted by Metro Atlanta Chamber

Speakers

Mark BeckettPartner, Cooley LLP; Former Court Member, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York
Brent O.E. ClinkscalePartner, Womble Bond Dickinson, Greenville
Jack J. Coe Jr,. Ph.DProfessor of Law, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu
José FerisPartner, Squire Patton Boggs; Former Deputy Secretary General, International Court of Arbitration ®, Paris
Samaa HaridiPartner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York
Marek KrasulaCounsel, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York
Soeun (Nikole) LeeDeputy Director, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York
Viren MascarenhasPartner, King & Spalding LLP, New York
Claudia T. SalomonPartner, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York; Court Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Andrew J. TuckPartner, Alston & Bird, Atlanta
Carita Wallgren-LindholmArbitrator; Chair, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration & ICC Institute of World Business Law, Helsinki

Logistical notes

Venue:

Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation

85 Park Pl NE #452

Atlanta, GA 30303

Please note that the Cocktail Reception will take place at the Metro Atlanta Chamber located at 191 Peachtree Street NW #3400, Atlanta, GA.

Contact us

  • J. Mehr Kaur
  • 646-699-5702
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