11th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration

15-17 Feb 2023

Abu Dhabi English & Arabic with simultaneous interpretation CLE/MCLE/CLPD/CNB credits/hours available

Taking place on 15-17 February 2023, the 11th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration is a must-attend for arbitration professionals who want to keep up to date with the latest trends, developments and strategies in arbitration in the Middle East. The conference will offer a line-up of top-class speakers, discussions and excellent networking opportunities.

An ICC Institute Advanced Level Training on Complex Arbitrations will take place on 15 February 2023. More information will follow shortly.

Who should attend?

  • Practicing lawyers
  • Arbitrators, mediators
  • Corporate counsel
  • Academic
  • Professionals interested in and/or involved in international arbitration in the Middle East
15 February: ICC Institute Training on Complex Arbitrations
16 - 17 February: Conference

The training will be held in English only. No simultaneous interpretation provide.

8:30 - 09.00 
Welcome coffee  
09.00 - 09.15 
Welcome address, introduction and presentation of the training 
09.15 - 10.00 
Jurisdiction ratione personae and ratione materiae 
  • Jurisdiction over non-signatories: Extension of the arbitration clause (jurisdiction ratione personae) 
    • Is a uniform approach possible? Desirable?  
    • The law of the seat of arbitration v. law governing the contract 
    • Contract terms and the realm of its execution 

  • Jurisdiction over non-contractual claims or claims under a related contract with no arbitration clause (jurisdiction ratione materiae) 
    • Scope of the arbitration clause
    • Applicable law 
10.00 - 10.30 
Q&A 
10.30 – 10.45 
Presentation of case scenario on Jurisdiction ratione personae and ratione materiae 
10.45 - 11.15 
Coffee break 
11.15 - 12.15 
Working Groups discussing case scenario 
12.15 - 13.00 
Multiple Parties 
  • Joinder, cross-claims and counterclaims 
  • How to constitute an Arbitral Tribunal: nomination/appointment of arbitrators; conflicting interests 
13.00 - 13.30 
Q&A 
13.30 - 14.45 
Lunch 
14.45 - 15.45 
Multiple arbitration agreements and/or claims  
  • Consolidation and jurisdiction over claims under different contracts 
  • Temporal application of different editions of ICC Rules 
15.45 - 16.15 
Q&A   
16.15 - 16.45 
Coffee break 
16.45 - 17.45 
Working Groups discussing case scenario 
17.45- 18.00 
Concluding remarks 

Programme to be announced soon

Programme to be announced soon

Speakers to be announced soon

Date and venue

Date of the training: 15 February 2023

Training: ADGM
Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Date of the conference: 16-17 February 2023

Conference: ADGM Auditorium
ADGM Authorities Building
Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Registration fee

Registration fees for non-ICC members:

Training
Early-Bird (1 December 2022-9 January 2023): € 520
Standard (10 January 2023 - 8 February 2023): € 790
Last Chance (9 February 2023-16 February 2023): €890

11th ICC MENA Conference
Early-Bird (1 December 2022-9 January 2023): € 565
Standard (10 January 2023 - 8 February 2023): € 825
Last Chance (9 February 2023-16 February 2023): €925

Package: Training and Conference: 20% discount
Early-Bird (1 December 2022-9 January 2023): € 868
Standard (10 January 2023 - 8 February 2023): € 1160
Last Chance (9 February 2023-16 February 2023): € 1260

*5% VAT will be applied.

Registration fees for ICC members:

20% discount on the above rates. Please contact your local NC to obtain your discount code.

Special discounts:

Group rates: Register 5 persons from the same company and pay for 4.

In house Counsel and Government representatives may attend the conference free of charge.

ICC Institute Members and Full time Academics may benefit from a 20% discount.

Please contact ICCGlobalEvents@iccwbo.org for more details.

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations. Preferential hotel rates in Abu Dhabi and a booking link will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.

We are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration and full payment of your registration fees.

Working languages

English & Arabic with Simultaneous interpretation for the conference
Training will be held in English only.

Cancellation policy

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Monday 16 January 2023. Cancellations after this date are not refundable.

Please be informed that any form of cancellation will incur a cancellation fee of 5€ + 2.75% of the registration fee which must be covered by the participant. Subject to agreement from ICC Global Events prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organisation at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required.
Please note that ICC reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant.

ICC MENA 2023: 11th ICC MENA Conference 
An opportunity for every marketing goal.

ICC offers your company many ways to sponsor this conference. Tailor-made packages are available to suit your firm's needs. For more information contact sponsorship@iccwbo.org.

BENEFITS

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€20,000 HT

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€15,000 HT

SILVER  

€10,000 HT

BRONZE  

€7,000 HT

BRANDING  

€4,000 HT

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30% discount on ICC e-publications

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Complimentary registration

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Special reduced registrations (20% reduction)

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Sponsor recognition on ICC arbitration social media channels

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Use of the official event Sponsor logo

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Signage at venue + logo on all digital & onsite promotional materials

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*All content to be approved by ICC
** Sponsor to bear all associated costs
Our sponsorship packages do not include speaking opportunities. Please let us know should you wish to submit a speaker candidate.

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