Hear from the Keynote Speaker the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice of Singapore
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Heliconia Junior Ballroom, Level 3, 10 Bayfront Avenue, 018956
Date: 3-4 September 2015
To celebrate its Centenary year, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ClArb) will be holding a series of conferences around the world this year, including in Birmingham, Hong Kong, London and Zambia. The Singapore Branch is honoured to be hosting the final celebratory conference, entitled “The Age of Innovation: Addressing the Perils and Promises of Arbitration” on 3 & 4 September 2015 at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. ClArb is delighted to announce that the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice of Singapore and the current patron of ClArb, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Conference. The Singapore Conference will also see the launch of the new ClArb Guidelines, which set out good arbitration practice. The two-day conference will see a distinguished line-up of speakers from around the world discuss hot topics in the international arbitration world. There will be numerous networking opportunities with senior legal and arbitration practitioners and in-house legal counsel attending from across the region at the conference luncheons cocktail reception and at the gala dinner on the closing night. This conference is a must attend for every arbitration practitioner and legal counsel involved in international arbitration.
*CPD accreditation* The conference is accredited for 12 Public CPD Points (TBC) with the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE).
*SILE attendance guidelines: Participants who wish to claim CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. Participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent for each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who attend Day 1 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may claim 6 Public CPD Points. Participants who attend Day 2 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may claim 6 Public CPD Points. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.
*Young Arbitrators' Talk* The CIArb Singapore Centenary's Organising Committee is pleased to introduce the Young Arbitrators' Talk as a concurrent programme at the conference. Join us for a dynamic session with a diverse panel on the subject "Can more be done to give young practitioners access to the International Arbitration world?" Panellists will share their thoughts, experience and advice to young practitioners on the topic, followed by a Question and Answer style symposium with participants invited to submit their questions to the panel beforehand on any topic relating to international arbitration. The event is targeted at young practitioners but is open to all, and promises to be one of the most interactive sessions of the conference.
Speakers for the panel include:
- Darius Chan, Senior Associate, Norton Rose
- Simon Dunbar, Partner, King & Spalding
- Camilla Godman, Regional Director, Far East/Australasia, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
- Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
- Yu-Jin Tay, Partner and Global Co-Chair (International Arbitration), DLA Piper
- Cheng-Yee Khong, Director and Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration Secretariat - Asia Office
- Moderator: Sapna Jhangiani, Legal Director, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore
Click HERE for the separate registration link* for this concurrent programme, priced at SG$50 inclusive of a refreshment break beforehand. The session is accredited for 1.5 CPD point** with the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE).
*Registration for the Young Arbitrators' Track is separate and does not entitle delegates to attendance at the main conference sessions. Delegates of the main conference may also sign up for the Track at the SG$50 fee, using the above registration link.
**SILE attendance guidelines: Participants who wish to claim CPD Points specifically for the Young Arbitrators’ Track are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. This includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.
CIArb Singapore Centenary Conference Organising Committee Paul Sandosham (Chair of the Organising Committee), Clifford Chance Asia
Francis Xavier, Rajah & Tann
Richard Tan, Morgan Lewis Stamford
Richard Hayler, FTI Consulting
Jonathan Choo, Olswang Asia
Chou Sean Yu, WongPartnership
Ben Olbourne, 39 Essex Chambers
Sapna Jhangiani, Clyde & Co. Clasis Singapore
Camilla Godman, Regional Director, Far East/ Australasia, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Shaan Martyr, Clifford Chance Asia
Rachel Foxton, 20 Essex Street
Amanda Lees, Simmons & Simmons
Ho Wan Yi, Clifford Chance Asia
Joseph Lau, Rajah & Tann
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