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CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (Part I)

Event Type Branch Courses
Date 21 October 2017 - 01:00
30 October 2017 - 23:59
Location Hong Kong

Following the success in Singapore in 2016, this pre-eminent tertiary course offers a prestigious globally recognised qualification.  Aimed  at  meeting   the   increasing  demands  for   accredited arbitrators and arbitration practitioners to resolve cross-border disputes in the Asia Pacific
During an intensive and interactive 9-day program, students will be taught the practice of international commercial arbitration, covering major forms of arbitration and arbitration institutions such as ICC, HKIAC, SIAC and CIETAC, and will gain the ability to appear in or act as an arbitrator or counsel in different contexts.
In addition, during the weekday afternoon sessions, students will take part in practical group workshops under the guidance of experienced arbitrators and be given practical training addressing a range of problems which may arise in the course of conducting an international arbitration.

The course faculty comprises international arbitration experts from across the Asia-Pacific and around the world.
On completion of the course, students are eligible to sit the Practice and Procedure examination offered by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Students who pass this examination will be eligible to sit a Module 4 Award Writing Course and to sit for the Award Writing examination.
Students who pass  both  Practice  and  Procedure  examination  and  the  Module  4  Award Writing will be awarded a Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration by CIArb and qualify for Fellowship of CIArb following successful completion of a peer interview.

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify  and  explain  in  depth  all  the  key  elements  of  the  international arbitration process
  • Evaluate issues  and  apply  the  principles  of  the  UNCITRAL Model Law appropriately
  • Demonstrate practical skill in carrying out the tasks required in preparing for and progressing an international arbitration
  • Demonstrate skill in controlling an international arbitration, communicating effectively with the parties, applying the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and adopting appropriate procedures