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International Entry Course (IEC) 2019 (26, 27 & 29 April 2019)
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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 (26 & 27 April 2019). 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.

 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 29 April 2019 from 1230 to 1500 hours.

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

Day 1, 26 April 2019

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Introduction to Course and its Objectives

09:30 – 11:00

Module 1 – An Introduction to Arbitration

  • Key aspects of arbitration and fundamental concepts
  • Arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution
  • Types of arbitration - Ad hoc and institutional arbitration
  • Laws and Rules applicable to an arbitration

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00

Module 1 – An Introduction to Arbitration

  • Overview of Singapore legislation
  • The arbitration agreement
  • Overview of the arbitration process

12:00 – 13:00

Tutorial 1

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:15

Module 2 – Arbitration Agreement, Commencement & The Tribunal

  • Agreement to arbitrate – significance and formal requirements
  • Validity of arbitration agreement and stay of court proceedings
  • Commencement of the arbitration – procedure and significance
  • Constituting the Tribunal

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30

Module 2 – Arbitration Agreement, Commencement & The Tribunal

  • Jurisdiction and powers of the Tribunal
  • Rights and duties of the Tribunal
  • Challenges to the Tribunal

16:30 – 17:30

Tutorial 2

Day 2, 27 April 2019

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:30

Module 3 – Arbitration Procedure

  • Institutional and ad hoc arbitration
  • Arbitration rules
  • Overview of arbitral process
  • Pleadings, discovery and other interlocutory matters
  • Preliminary meetings and procedural orders

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30

Module 3 – Arbitration Procedure

  • The substantive hearing
  • Evidence
  • Expert testimony and witness conferencing
  • Closing submissions and close of proceedings

11:30 – 12:30

Tutorial 3

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:45

Module 4 – The Award; Recognition & Enforcement of Awards

  • Nature of an award
  • Types of awards
  • Essential features of an award

14:45 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00

Module 4 – The Award; Recognition & Enforcement of Awards

  • Challenge and appeal
  • Recognition and enforcement of Awards

16:00 – 17:00

Tutorial 4

Day 3, 29 April 2019

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 11:00

Review and Discussion

11:00 – 12:00

Lunch

12:00 – 12:30

Registration and set up for Examination

12:30 – 15:00

Written Assessment


FEES STRUCTURE:

MODULE FEES
Module 1 – An Introduction to Arbitration  $450
Module 2 – Arbitration Agreement, Commencement & The Tribunal   $450
Module 3 – Arbitration Procedure $450
Module 4 – The Award; Recognition & Enforcement of Awards                                                                         $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.

 

SILE Attendance Policy
Participants who wish to claim CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each module in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from each module for more than 15 minutes. Participants who register for a module and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy in respect of that module may obtain Public CPD Points for that module. For the avoidance of doubt, the modules are: Module 1 (2.5 Public CPD Points), Module 2 (3.5 Public CPD Points), Module 3 (2.5 Public CPD Points) and Module 4 (3 Public CPD Points). Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy in respect of any particular module will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that module. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.
 
REGISTRATION, REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
1. Acceptance or rejection of an application is at the discretion of the Council of SIArb
2. Closing date is 12 April 2019. Placement is on a first-come-first-served basis, based on payment received.
3. SIArb reserves the right to change the content of the programme and/or the facilitators without prior notice. SIArb is committed to staging a successful programme. However, we reserve the right to cancel the programme in which case refunds will be given, but otherwise, no refunds will be made for cancellations or no-shows by those who registered.
4. SIArb reserves the right to change the venue or amend any of the other details published.
5. 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 PRIVACY POLICY].
Location M Hotel, 81 Anson Road, Singapore 079908

REGISTRATION, REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY

1. Places are limited and can only be allocated in order of priority upon receipt of registration and any payment due.

2. SIArb reserves the right to update or amend the details of the programme and/or the names of speakers without prior notice.

3. No refunds will be made for cancellations or no-shows by those registered. If you are unable to attend the event, an equivalent substitute may attend in your place at no extra charge provided that at least 3 days prior written notice is given to SIArb.

4. We reserve the right to refuse to register or admit any participant, and to cancel or postpone the event.

5. 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 PRIVACY POLICY]

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