Category: SIAA, Training Courses

Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2020 (SIAA 2020)

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ACADEMY 2020

21–28 February 2020 | Registration Fee: S$3,500 nett

Programme Accommodation at Orchard Hotel Singapore (Special Rate)

Due to overwhelming response, application for SIAA 2020 is now closed.

For enquiries, please email cil.events@nus.edu.sg.

About the Academy

Spearheaded by the then Attorney-General and now Chief Justice of Singapore, Sundaresh Menon, the Academy runs annually in Singapore. It is founded upon CIL’s mandate to establish programmes for capacity-building in key areas of international law and practice in the Asia-Pacific region. The programme of the Academy aims to be responsive to the needs of both government and private-sector lawyers and legal academics in the practice of international arbitration.

The 2020 Singapore International Arbitration Academy brings together some of the world’s leading experts in international arbitration for an 8-day programme designed specifically for busy government officials and private practitioners. Past participants have included government officials from Nigeria, Canada, South Korea and throughout South-East Asia, and lawyers from top international and regional law firms. Past editions of the Academy have received excellent ratings.

Only 50 participants will be admitted to the Academy. At present, the Academy is scheduled to take place from 21 to 28 February 2020.

The 2020 Academy will be an unparalleled opportunity for government officials, legal academics and private practitioners in the Asia Pacific region and from around the world to meet and interact with luminaries of international dispute settlement, and develop new professional relationships. This will help government officials to develop a deeper understanding of international arbitration and to learn what demands are placed on the government when it becomes a party to an investor-state treaty arbitration.

In summary, this will provide invaluable hands-on skills-training to government officials who have to deal with investor-state treaty claims.

The SIAA 2020 programme includes the admission to the
CIL International Law Year in Review Conference
held on 28 February 2020, Friday.

 

GOVERNMENT SPONSORS

               

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

Transnational Dispute Management (TDM, ISSN 1875-4120) is a comprehensive and innovative information service on the management of international disputes, with a focus on the rapidly evolving area of investment arbitration, but also in other significant areas of international investment (such as oil, gas, energy, infrastructure, mining, utilities etc). It deals both with formal adjudicatory procedures (mainly investment and commercial arbitration), but also mediation/ADR methods, negotiation and managerial ways to manage transnational disputes efficiently. See www.transnational-dispute-management.com for more information. You can apply for a free OGEMID trial membership and students can sign up for Young-OGEMID (which is free)

 

CONFERENCE DRINKS RECEPTION SPONSOR

ISLG is a research platform for investment treaty law used by the world’s leading law firms, academic institutions, governments and international organizations. ISLG provides a comprehensive collection of investment treaties, arbitration rules and cases, combined with value-added research tools curated by subject matter experts. A powerful combination of people and technology allows users to obtain fast, accurate results. Free trial accounts are available. For more information, contact us at info@investorstatelawguide.com or visit www.investorstatelawguide.com.

 

INDUSTRY SPONSOR

Headquartered in Singapore, WongPartnership is an award-winning law firm and one of the largest in the country. With offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, as well as in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila, through member firms of WPG, a regional law network, we are a leading provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. Together, WPG offers the expertise of over 400 professionals to meet the needs of our clients throughout the region. Our expertise spans the full suite of legal services to include both advisory and transactional work where we have been involved in landmark corporate transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters.