Introduction to International Arbitration (Virtual)

Introduction to International Arbitration (Virtual)

Start Date: 18 September 2021
Attendance Date: 9 October
*Assessment Date: Within 28 days of 9 October 2021

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What is the aim of the course?

To provide 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 procedures
  • The legal framework
  • The arbitration agreement
  • Commencement of the arbitration
  • An arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers
  • The arbitration process
  • Managing the arbitration process
  • Presenting the claim and the defence
  • Costs and interest
  • Essentials of an enforceable award

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered virtually. The duration of the course is 1 day.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for this course is completed through an online multiple-choice test that must be undertaken at home within 28 days of training.

What is the course fee and what does it include?

The course fee is £240 per participant. The fee includes registration on the course and study materials.

*Assessment fee is not included, must be registered and paid for separately.

What is CIArb’s policy on cancellation of courses?

CIArb reserves the right to cancel or change the date. Candidates will be provided with adequate notice of any change. If CIArb has to cancel a course, candidates will be provided with a full refund or the opportunity to transfer their registration to the next course.

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