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CIArb: Introduction to International Arbitration Course in Vietnam

18/09/2017 17:23

(*) Due to objective reasons, the organizing committee announces that the course location and time have been changed. Please kindly accept our apologies for this inconvenience.

(**) For further information on updating of the course: Ms. Hue Dang (email: hue.dang@rajahtannlct.com).

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is conducting the Introduction to International Arbitration Course in Vietnam which supported by Rajah & Tann and Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC). This course provides an understanding of the general principles of international (i.e. non-domestic) arbitration and its relationship to other dispute resolution processes. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to the legal framework of, and good practice and procedure in, international arbitration in their jurisdiction.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements. The course is intended for candidates who:

  • are new to the field of international arbitration;
  • wish to learn more about international arbitration and its benefits to users;
  • wish to become an Associate member of CIArb.

What is covered within the syllabus?

  • Comparison of dispute resolution procedures;
  • Fundamental principles of the international arbitration process;
  • The UNCITRAL Model Law and Arbitration Rules; 
  • Arbitration rules: time-limited, institutional, industry standards, industry schemes and ad hoc agreements;
  • Arbitration procedures: documents only and oral hearings;
  • The legal framework: the importance of the seat, the New York Convention, procedural laws, and procedural rules;
  • The arbitration agreement;
  • Commencement of the arbitration;
  • An arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers;
  • The arbitration process: obligations of the tribunal, responsibilities and obligations of the parties;
  • Managing the arbitration process: communications, preliminary meeting, interlocutory matters, dealing with factual and opinion evidence and disclosure of documents including introduction to the IBA Guidelines;
  • Presenting the claim and the defence: alternative methods;
  • Procedure at a typical hearing, including contrasting common and civil law jurisdictions;
  • Costs and interest: alternative approaches in different jurisdictions;
  • Essentials of an enforceable award.  

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to: 

  • Understand the background to international arbitration;
  • Describe the process and procedure of international arbitration;
  • Understand international arbitration in the context of other forms of dispute resolution.

Candidates will be entitled to register for the CIArb Introduction to International Arbitration Online Assessment and upon successfully completing the assessment will be entitled to apply for CIArb Associate Member Grade.

Registration and Frees

All payments should be via bank transfer:

     Account Name:                                RAJAH & TANN LCT LAWYERS
     Bank Account Number (VND):          7560181
     Bank Name:                                      ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited
     Bank Address:                                  39 Le Duan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
     SWIFT Code:                                    ANZBVNVX

* The cost, which has been heavily subsidised, includes all training materials, lunch and refreshments, an assessment, and a certificate of completion upon completion of the course. Attendees who complete the course will have the opportunity to become an Associate member of CIArb.

** Please note that in case the number of attendees is less than 35, we preserve the right to cancel the course and the fee will be refunded afterward.

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Please do not hesitate to let us know if you require any further information regarding the course. More information about the program and registration, please feel free to contact:

Ms. Hue Dang, Rajah & Tann 

hue.dang@rajahtannlct.co (Vietnam)

Chalee Nai Kin, CIArb Asia Pacific

Cnaikin@ciarb.org  (Singapore) 

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