Sunday, March 23, 2014

Gujarat National Law University to hold seminar on global arbitration - TOI news

In a unique endeavour, the Gujarat National Law University ( GNLU) is organizing a two-day seminar on international arbitration law starting from March 28. 

Being organized in collaboration with the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Paris; the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Singapore; and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (AMSS), the seminar has 'Changing Face of Arbitration in India' as the central theme. 

Legal practitioners and academicians will come together in a lecture series and throw light on the different facets of international arbitration law namely international commercial, maritime and investment treaty arbitration. Some of the biggest names in the field of arbitration, including former Chief Justice of India A M Ahmadi, additional solicitor general of India Gourab Banerjee, deputy counsel at ICC Paris Abhinav Bhushan and Tejas Karia of AMSS will be addressing the seminar. 

The first panel discussion will see official representatives from the ICC, LCIA and SIAC discuss the benefits of institutional arbitration over ad-hoc arbitration and best practices in the context of institutional arbitration. In the second panel discussion, scholars, practitioners, experts, users and arbitration enthusiasts will deliberate on how to make India a better seat of arbitration.

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