This one-day Introduction class is designed for young practitioners or LLM degree students wishing to learn the fundamentals of international commercial arbitration. The course introduces concepts and principles of international commercial arbitration practice and is sufficient to qualify for the level of Associate of the CIArb, which entitles individuals to use the ACIArb credential after their names.

The program provides unrivaled training in international arbitration, both for those who wish to assist counsel representing clients in international arbitration proceedings and for those who aspire to eventual appointments as arbitrators. Topics to be covered include:

• Comparison of dispute resolution alternatives

• Why arbitration

• The law of international arbitration: legal systems and rules

• The Seat, and why it’s important

• The arbitration agreement and importance of its scope

• How a tribunal is empaneled (including challenges and replacements)

• Powers of an arbitrator

• Organizing the proceedings

• Types of awards

Internationally Renowned Faculty:
Carlos F. Concepción, FCIArb