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East Asia Branch Conference: A deep insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules

15 Jan 2021

Conference: A Deep Insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules

CIArb’s Taiwan Chapter was honoured to co-host with the ICC YAF, iADR®, and the Taipei Bar Association on 9 January 2021 a conference on the topic of “A Deep Insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules” in Taipei as a series of continuing legal education courses provided to members of the Taipei Bar Association.

The conference was organised into two parts. Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of the Taiwan Chapter) and Alison Chang FCIArb (North Asia Representative of ICC YAF) first provided an overview of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”), including its organizational structure, dispute resolution statistics, and the arbitration proceedings under the ICC Rules. In the second part of the conference, Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb and Alison Chang FCIArb introduced seven key changes in the ICC’s 2021 Arbitration Rules, which are joinder of additional parties after the constitution of arbitral tribunals, extended scope for consolidations, constitution of arbitral tribunal, paperless submission and online arbitration, threshold for expedited arbitrations, new measures to increase transparency, and encouraging the parties to consider settlement. The conference was well-attended by a full house of nearly one hundred attendants and was a great success.

From right to left: Mr Sean Shih MCIArb, Ms Monica Wang FCIArb (Secretary-General of Taiwan Chapter), Mr Peng-Kwang Chen (Chair of the Civil Procedure Law Committee of the Taipei Bar Association), Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of Taiwan Chapter) and Ms Alison Chang FCIArb (North Asia Representative of ICC YAF)

From right to left: Dr. Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of Taiwan Chapter) and Ms Alison Chang FCIArb (North Asia Representative of ICC YAF)

Ms Alison Chang FCIArb (North Asia Representative of ICC YAF)

A full house of nearly one hundred attendants, most of them are members of the Taipei Bar Association.

 

Monica Wang FCIArb

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