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CIArb Workshop: Costs in Arbitration 2017 - Hong Kong

Event Type Flagship Events
Date 28 March 2017
Location Hong Kong International Arbitration Center
CIArb’s Costs in Arbitration Workshop 2017 is designed to deliver practical insight into how arbitral tribunals approach the issues relating to costs in arbitration. At the end of the workshop, participants should have an understanding of how to control time and costs effectively and how to assist in creating fair and well-managed proceedings...

CIArb’s Costs in Arbitration Workshop 2017 will deliver practical insight into how arbitral tribunals approach the issues relating to costs in arbitration.

It will address applying for third party funding, practical solutions for costs budgeting and management, dealing with applications for security for costs, the award of costs and assessment of costs.

At the end of the workshop, participants will have a better understanding of how to control time and costs effectively as well as how to deal with security for costs and costs applications during proceeding.

The conference is aimed at lawyers involved in arbitrations, whether in-house, on behalf of public bodies, or in private practice CFOs and executives involved in international affairs, students and academics in the field will also benefit from gaining a better understanding of the ever important aspect of costs which continues to dominate for clients and practitioners alike.

The conference will be focusing on the five main areas listed below:
  • Costs of arbitration proceedings
  • Practical Cost budgeting
  • Security for costs
  • Third party funding
  • The award and assessment of costs


We are offering a limited amount of student tickets for a discounted price. If you are interested in booking as a student, please email events@ciarb.org

Programme

* Subject to change

  • 8.45 - Registration and refreshments
  • 9.30 - Welcome address presented by Peter Rees QC
  • 9.45 - First hearing - Costs management preliminary issue presented by: Gillie Belsham, Ince and Co
    • Effective Costs budgeting - how to be better equipped to develop a realistic budget
    • Project management techniques to ensure good budget management with your client
  • 10.15 - Workshop in groups - Practical costs budgeting
    *Morning coffee/tea will be served in workshop rooms.
  • 11.00 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 11.45 - Second hearing: Security for costs/Third party funding presented by: Susan Dunn, Head of Litigation Funding & Peter Rees QC
    • Third Party Funding - what to do when selecting a funder and presenting a case for funding
    • Security for costs - when to make and how to respond to an application
  • 12.15 - Lunch
  • 13.45 - Workshop in groups - Security for costs/Third party funding
  • 14.30 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 15.15 - Third hearing - Award and assessment of costs
    • The award of costs - what to expect
    • The assessment of costs - how best to go about it
  • 16.00 - Workshop - Award and assessment of costs
    * Afternoon coffee/tea to be served in workshop rooms.
  • 16.45 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 17.30 - Closing summary
  • 17.45 - Networking Reception

Venue Details

Company

Address

Hong Kong International Arbitration Center
38th Floor Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place
Hong Kong
Central
T +44 (0)20 7421 7427

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