Past events

ICC Arbitration Debate: Nationality and neutrality in international arbitration – perspectives following Jivraj

This event, held in July 2011, tackled the controversial topic of arbitrator neutrality in light of the issues raised by Jivraj v Hashwani. 

ICC United Kingdom's Arbitration Conference - Is international arbitration meeting the demands of its users?

This one-day conference, held in September 2011, looked at aspects of international arbitration from a user's perspective. Featuring key note speeches from Dr Anke Sessler, Chief Counsel Litigation, Siemens AG, and Dr Julian Lew QC, 20 Essex Street, the event reviewed a range of recent developments in international commercial arbitration and assessed the issues that arise from a user's perspective.

Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG) 758 Breakfast Seminar

In November 2011, we held a breakfast seminar on the latest ICC latest demand guarantee rules. The event provided an overview of the fundamental changes and key provisions in the main rules. 

ICC Rules of Arbitration - UK Launch Event and Networking Lunch

ICC UK held a networking lunch and afternoon seminar to launch the new ICC Rules of Arbitration. A stellar cast of speakers provided an insider's view on the new provisions, explaining the rationale for the changes and looking at the implications for arbitral proceedings in the future.

ICC UK Winter Trade Finance Conference 2011

ICC UK held its annual Winter Trade Finance Conference on 12 December 2011 providing a comprehensive review of key developments in trade finance. Featuring presentations from trade finance specialists drawn from banks, companies and academia, the event looked at complex and contentious issues such as time limits for examinations of documents, and the independence principle in letters of credit, and it also covered local developments and practices in China and Nigeria, as well as presentations on fraud, sanction and AML. A distinguished panel discussed the impact of the Euro crisis on Trade Finance.