Time: 8:30am - 7:00pm
Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5DA
The School of International Arbitration (SIA) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) are organising a Joint Arbitration Symposium to be held in London on 8 September 2016. This inaugural annual joint symposium will focus on current trends in Investor-State Arbitration and in particular, Review of Practice and Experience of ICSID Annulment Procedure, the experience and scope for further development of appellate and standing bodies, challenge of arbitrators, transparency of proceedings and the role of tribunals in ensuring legitimacy of the process. The topics will be addressed by an illustrious array of moderators, speakers and commentators while ample time will be left for discussion.
The event is accredited for 6 CPD points with the Bar Standards Board
08:30–09:00: Registration and Coffee
09:15–09:30: Introductory Remarks by Professor Julian D M Lew QC and Meg Kinnear
09:30–11:00: Panel 1: ICSID Annulment Procedure - Review of Practice and Experience
11:00–11:30: Tea/Coffee break
11:30–13:00: Panel 2: Appellate and Standing Bodies
13:00–14:00: Lunch break
14:00–15:30: Panel 3: Challenge of Arbitrators
15:30–16:00: Tea/Coffee break
16:00–17:15: Panel 4: Tribunal’s Role in Ensuring Legitimacy
17:15–17:30: Closing Remarks by Professor Loukas Mistelis
17:30-19:00: Drinks Reception
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