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International Entry Course (IEC) 2018
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The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) is pleased to announce that the annual International Entry Course is now open for registration. Candidates who pass the Course may, subject to satisfying other relevant criteria, qualify for admission as a Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. 

SYNOPSIS OF THE COURSE

The International Entry Course consists of 4 Modules conducted over two full days (27 & 28 April 2018). Each Module covers a particular segment of arbitration law and practice. Module 1 gives an overview of arbitration and introduces key concepts, rules and legislation. Module 2 covers the commencement of arbitration, and issues concerning constitution, jurisdiction and powers of the tribunal. Module 3 goes into the arbitration procedure, from statements to the substantive hearing. Module 4 discusses the award, and the steps that may be taken to challenge or enforce the award.

A candidate may apply to sit for only some of the Modules. Successful completion of all the course modules (with 100% attendance) and assessments will lead to qualification for membership as Member of SIArb, subject to satisfying other qualifying requirements.

SIArb INTERNATIONAL ENTRY COURSE (IEC) PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4 Modules and a written assessment to be passed for successful completion of the course:

Day 1, 27 April 2018

09:30 – 10:00

Introduction to Course

10:00 – 12:00

Module 1 – An Introduction to Arbitration

  • The essential features of arbitration
  • The differences between arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution
  • The arbitration agreement
  • The different types of arbitrations, including ad hoc and institutional arbitrations
  • The laws applicable to an arbitration
  • The meaning of the “seat” of the arbitration and the lex arbitri
  • An overview of the domestic and international arbitration legislation of Singapore

12:00 – 13:00

Tutorial

14:00 – 16:30

Module 2 – Commencement of Arbitration and the Tribunal

  • Commencement of arbitration – applicable procedure, method and significance
  • Establishment and composition of the Tribunal – applicable procedure, number, competency, impartiality and independence
  • Jurisdiction and Powers of the Tribunal
  • Challenge of the Tribunal

16:30 – 17:30

Tutorial

Day 2, 28 April 2018

10:00 – 11:45

Module 3 – The Arbitration Procedure

  • Arbitration rules - ad hoc or Institutional
  • Statement of Case/Statement of Defence/Reply & Terms of Reference
  • Preliminary Meeting and Procedural Directions
  • Evidence - Documents and Witnesses
  • The Substantive Hearing

11:45 – 12:45

Tutorial

13:45 – 16:00

Module 4 – The Award

  • Interim, Partial and Final Awards
  • Form and Contents
  • Challenge and Appeal
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Awards

16:00 – 17:00

Tutorial

Day 3, 30 April 2018

10:00 – 12:00

Revision and Discussion of Miscellaneous Issues (optional)

14:00 – 16:30

Written Assessment

 Format: Each Module comprises lectures and a tutorial.  Candidates wishing to complete the whole course must take a written assessment of 2.5 hours on Monday 30 April 2018 from 1400 to 1630 hours.

 

FEES STRUCTURE:

MODULE FEES
Module 1 – An Introduction to Arbitration  $450
Module 2 – Commencement of Arbitration and the Tribunal  $450
Module 3 – The Arbitration Procedure $450
Module 4 – The Award                                                                         $450
Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4 (incl. written assessment) for SIArb Associate Members $1600
Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4 (incl. written assessment) Non-SIArb Members $1800

Download Brochure HERE.

 

REGISTRATION, REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
1. Acceptance or rejection of an application is at discretion of the Council of the Institute. We reserve the right to refuse to register or admit any participant, and to cancel or postpone the event.
2. Registrations received on or before the closing date are confirmed upon RECEIPT OF FULL PAYMENT.
3. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel, curtail or change the content of programmes and the names of facilitators without prior notice in the interests of improvements to the Course.
4. The Organiser is committed to staging a successful programme. However, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone the programme in which case refunds will be given, but otherwise, no refunds will be madef or cancellations or no-shows by those who registered.
5. The Organiser reserves the right to change the venue or amend any of the other details published.
6. By completing this form, you fully consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data as appears in any form, document or electronic template, by SIArb. [CLICK  HERE TO READ OUR PERSONAL DATA POLICY]
Location M Hotel, 81 Anson Road, Singapore 079908
Registrations are now closed

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