BR Foundation’s Online Certificate Course on International Dispute Settlement [May 28-May 31]

[Announcement on behalf of the BR Foundation]

BR Foundation is conducting an online certificate course on the International Dispute Settlement from May 28 to May 31, 2021. 

About the Course 

This course is an annual 4-day course on “International Dispute Settlement” especially focusing on the developments and growing relevance of international dispute settlement mechanism all around the globe. Through this Certificate Course, we seek to provide the participants with an in-depth knowledge of the growing relevance of international dispute settlement mechanisms all around the globe. International arbitration is a rapidly growing area of law and is increasingly being adopted around the world by states and international businesses as a method for resolving international commercial and investment disputes. In the recent past, it has evolved to allow parties from different legal, linguistic and cultural backgrounds to resolve their dispute more swiftly in a final and binding manner without indulging in the hassles of traditional legal procedures of their own countries.  

The academic session is spread across nearly 20-25 hours and covers various areas such as international commercial arbitration, drafting of arbitration agreement, interim reliefs, international investment arbitration, third party funding in international arbitration, etc. 

About the Speakers 

Following are the confirmed speakers for the course: 

1. Mr. Nakul Dewan, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Barrister at 20 Essex Street, Singapore 

2. Mr. Steven Finizio, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London  

3. Mr. Tejas Karia, Partner and Head Arbitration, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. 

4. Mr. Surjendu Sankar Das, AOR, Supreme Court of India and Ex-Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. 

5. Mr. Debesh Panda, AOR, Supreme Court of India 

6. Mr. Robert Price, Associate, International Arbitration, Latham & Watkins, London 

7. Mr. Sandeep Bhalothia MCIArb, CIAE, Head of Legal Affairs, Augumented Era, Dubai 

8. Ms. Tinaz Kalyanvala ACIArb, Counsel- International Arbitration 

9. Mr. Tariq Khan, Principal Associate, Advani & Co. 

10. Catriona Paterson, Partner, Omnia Strategy LLP, London

11. Dharshini Prasad, Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

12. Shalaka Patil, Principal Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Topics Covered 

The Course shall cover the following aspects of International Dispute Settlement: 

  1. History and evolution of dispute settlement mechanisms especially arbitration in India and worldwide 

  2. Important provisions of Arbitration and Conciliation Act including interim reliefs and appointment of arbitrators 

  3. Arbitrability of disputes in international arbitration  

  4. Institutional and adhoc arbitration 

  5. International commercial arbitration 

  6. Drafting of arbitration agreement including issues in choice of law of contract, seat and venue 

  7. International investment arbitration  

  8. Challenges and enforcement of foreign award and New York Arbitration Convention 

  9. Third Party funding in international arbitration 

  10. Negotiation and mediation 
Registration Details 

The total intake for the Certificate Course is restricted to 100 participants. Applications are open for professionals, legal practitioners, and law students in India and across the world. 

Please register through the link provided below:

Deadline for Registration: May 25, 2021 

Contact Information 

Interested students may also reach us at the email address set out below: [email protected]

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