About the Seminar:
It has now been about a year since the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) launched its 2017 Rules of Arbitration (ICC Rules 2017) to introduce the new Expedited Procedure and other changes to streamline proceedings and increase transparency.
How has the take-up been for the “new” expedited procedure? What are some practical pointers or challenges faced in implementation? What does this mean for the arbitrators?
This 1-hour presentation seeks to:
|4.00 – 4.45pm||Registrations and Standing Buffet Reception|
|4.45 – 4.50pm||
Opening Remarks by Chairperson
Mr. Dinesh Dhillon – Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP; President, SIArb
|4.50 – 5.50pm||
The “New” 2017 ICC Rules of Arbitration - A Year On
|5.50 – 6.00pm||Q&A Session|
|6.00pm||SIArb Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018|
|The talk will be followed by the SIArb AGM. SIArb members in the audience are invited to stay for the AGM and join us for free flow of wines, beers, soft drinks and food after the AGM!|
About the Speaker:
Ms. Hazel Tang is the Counsel in charge of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration case management team in Singapore.
Before that, Hazel was the centre director of the Singapore International Mediation Centre, and an accredited mediator in Singapore and Shanghai. Hazel was also a partner with a leading Singapore law firm with a regional presence and was based in China for a period. Hazel’s experience covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious work in the construction and infrastructure industry, and she has effectively represented clients in international arbitration, litigation, adjudication and mediation proceedings. She is proficient in English, and Mandarin.
About the Chairperson:
Mr. Dinesh Dhillon practises international arbitration and litigation. He has acted as lead counsel in international arbitration for global multinational corporations in the telecommunications, airline, hotel, commodities, construction, manufacturing and projects industries. Apart from corporates, he has also represented sovereign states in international arbitration cases. He has represented clients in landmark cases before the Singapore courts relating to jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals, challenges to arbitration awards and attempts to resist enforcement of foreign arbitration awards. Dinesh has represented multinational companies in cases before the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal relating to banking, corporate, employment, entertainment, insurance, property and shareholder disputes. He has also acted for statutory boards in judicial review cases.
Dinesh was called to the Singapore Bar in 1995. In 2004, he obtained the Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the National University of Singapore. He is recommended for his expertise in international arbitration and commercial litigation in leading publications, such as Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific where he has been described as “outstanding”, a “well respected litigator” and “strong on strategy and case management”.
He is a Fellow and President of The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Arbitration Group, Honorary Treasurer of the Law Society of Singapore and Honorary Treasurer of the Pro Bono Services Office.
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