The course on Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration

Dec 23, 2019
Event date: 01/08/2020
Venue: Hanoi
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A course jointly organized by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb, London) and Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

This course will provide candidates with an understanding of the general principles of international (i.e. non-domestic) arbitration and its relationship with other dispute resolution processes. It will also introduce candidates to the legal framework of, and good practice and procedure in, international arbitration.

In addition, there will be a special panel discussion on Institutional Arbitration at which representatives from arbitral institutions, including the SIAC, ICC, AAA/ICDR, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and VIAC, will discuss their experiences in administering institutional arbitration and their respective institutional rules.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Lawyers, in-house counsel, legal executives, expert witnesses, mediators, case managers, government officials, full-time law students and other professionals interested in international arbitration.

 

WHAT IS COVERED WITHIN THE SYLLABUS?

  • Comparison of dispute resolution procedures;

  • Fundamental principles of the international arbitration process;

  • The UNCITRAL Model Law and Arbitration Rules;

  • Arbitration rules: institutional and ad hoc agreements;

  • Arbitration procedures: documents only and oral hearings;

  • The legal framework: the importance of the seat, the New York Convention, procedural laws, and procedural rules;

  • The arbitration agreement;

  • Commencement of the arbitration;

  • An arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers;

  • The arbitration process: obligations of the tribunal, responsibilities and obligations of the parties;

  • Managing the arbitration process: communications, preliminary meeting, interlocutory matters, dealing with factual and opinion evidence and disclosure of documents including introduction to the IBA Guidelines;

  • Presenting the claim and the defence: alternative methods;

  • Procedure at a typical hearing, including contrasting common and civil law jurisdictions;

  • Costs and interest: alternative approaches in different jurisdictions;

  • Essentials of an enforceable award.

 

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES?

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the background to international arbitration;

  • Describe the processes and procedures in international arbitration; and

  • Understand international arbitration in the context of other forms of dispute resolution.

 

WHAT IS THE COURSE FEE AND WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?

The course fee is:

  • US$ 150.00 (VND 3,525,000)
  • or US$ 120.00 (VND 2,820,000) for members of CIArb and members from Sponsors/Supporting Organisations
  • and US$ 50.00 (VND 1,175,000) for Full-Time Students.

*The fee includes registration on the course, the first attempt at the assessments, study materials and refreshments throughout the day. It excludes the online assessment of £50.00 to be paid separately after the course.

The closing date for registration is 03 January 2020.

An early bird rate of US$ 110.00 (VND 2,585,000) or US$ 95.00 (VND 2,232,500) for members of CIArb and members from Supporting Organisations is available for registrations accompanied with payment received by 27 December 2019.

 

COURSE ASSESSMENT

The Course Assessment is carried out through an online multiple- choice test accessed via Moodle. Candidates will have 28 days to complete the assessment. Candidates must achieve a minimum overall mark of 55% to pass the assessment. Participants may register for the Online Assessment with CIArb after attending the Introduction Course. The course fee does not include the fee for taking the online Course Assessment. The CIArb online Assessment fee is £50.00.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE COURSE?

Registration for this course can be made by reaching Ms. Thien Nguyen at ciarbvietnam@gmail.com or +84 38 687 4633/+84-8-3823 2648 or completing registration form in the link below and payment.

Participants can made payment via domestic transfer.

 

For more information, please contact

Ms. Thien Nguyen

Suite 501 – Phuong Tower, 31C Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe ward, Dist. 1, HCM City, S.R. Vietnam

Mobile: +84 38 687 4633        Tel: +84-8-3823 2648 (Ext. #12)   Fax: +84-8-3823 2657

Email: ciarbvietnam@gmail.com

 

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