International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Language: English

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Learn effective use of dispute resolution clauses and mechanism


Arbitrating and litigating dispute resolutions has become an indispensable part of any business transactions in today’s highly competitive and cost-conscious environment. It has become necessary for contracts to align with business requirements as every business transaction is governed by contracts and agreements. Hence, legal professionals are required to be well versed with the drafting techniques and expertise to foresee the risk and handle it in the best interest of their organizations.

This masterclass will help you to structure the legal framework of international arbitration, institutional arbitration v/s ad hoc arbitration, principles of arbitration, selection and appointment of arbitrators, arbitration procedures, and arbitration practice along with more specialized methods to resolve disputes.

The workshop will cover a wide range of arbitration-related topics – commercial arbitration, construction arbitration, investment arbitration, ADR, litigation, and substantive commercial law.

Who should attend

  • CMA / CA / CS / Graduates from any discipline 
  • Contract Administration & Management Professionals 
  • Legal Heads / General Counsels 
  • Legal Managers / Legal Executives 
  • Corporate Legal Advisors 
  • Company Secretaries 
  • Corporate Lawyers 
  • Arbitrators & Mediators 
  • Procurement and Purchasing Managers

Coupon code 

Only for French Chamber Members: EBDIA10


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Opening and Introduction: Arbitration in the World Today and General Principles of Arbitration

Speaker: Dr Michael Hwang S.C., Senior Counsel and Chartered Arbitrator at Michael Hwang Chambers LLC, Singapore

  • Independence and Impartiality
  • Speed / Expedition 
  • Confidentiality
  • Cost–effectiveness / Efficiency 
  • Due Process 
  • Litigation techniques – when helpful and when not 
  • Arbitration as cradle for creativity

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Institutional Arbitration vs Ad Hoc Arbitration and The Seat and Venue conundrum

Speaker: Ms. Sapna Jhangiani, Partner, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Role of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Speaker: Mr. Abhinav Bhushan, Regional Director for South Asia, ICC Arbitration & ADR, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Singapore

  • Role of the ICC Secretariat before the constitution of the arbitral tribunal 
  • Fixing of the advance on cost 
  • Role of the ICC Secretariat after the constitution of the arbitral tribunal 
  • Scrutiny of the Award

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Selection and Appointment of Arbitrators from the Point of View of the Parties, Powers, Duties and Role of Arbitrators

Speaker: Mr. Andrew Battisson, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Australia

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

The Enforcement of Arbitral Awards - The New York Convention

Mr. Moazzam Khan, Head - Global Litigation at Nishith Desai Associates

  • Role of courts in enforcing NY Convention awards
  • Principles Grant / refusal of enforcement
  • Case studies across various jurisdictions
  • Curious issues on Reciprocity and Execution post recognition process

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