Conference ARBITRATING INDO-UK COMMERCIAL DISPUTES July 05, 2022, at London, UK

ARBITRATING INDO-UK COMMERCIAL DISPUTES
ARBITRATING INDO-UK COMMERCIAL DISPUTESICA

On behalf of Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA), we are pleased to invite you to the Conference on “ARBITRATING INDO-UK COMMERCIAL DISPITES" being organized by ICA, the premier arbitral institution of India, with support of FICCI.

ICA is the apex arbitral institution in India. The Council was created in 1965 to promote and administer the use Alternate Dispute Resolution Mechanism in commercial disputes, thereby expediting dispute resolution with a view to encouraging smooth and seamless domestic and international business.

The Council has amongst its permanent Founder Member, FICCI the apex the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India.

Shir N.V. Ramana, Hon’ble Chief Justice of India has kindly agreed to deliver the Inaugural Address and Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Union Minister of Law & Justice, Government of India, has been invited to deliver a Special Address.

The Technical Sessions will be addressed by eminent speakers from both India and England. See tentative agenda, attached.

The Conference is expected to be attended by a high-powered audience, comprising of eminent jurists, policymakers, lawyers, in- house counsels, leaders from the legal fraternity, dispute resolution professionals, business leaders, leading corporates, business and trade chambers, government officials and friends from media & press to cover the event. Given the fact that arbitration is widely used as a mechanism to resolve disputes with the business partners, this Conference will be a great opportunity for the participants to acquaint themselves with the latest developments in the field and enable them to interact with the global experts and legal luminaries on the subject.

Keeping in view of the magnitude of the event and importance of the subject, it would be a privilege if you could take part in the Conference and/or depute executive/s for participation. May I also kindly request you to register by July 4", 2022, for the conference through the below-provided link:

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST (8:45 am – 9:30 am)

INAUGURAL SESSION: 9.30 am – 10.30 am

Opening Remarks & Session Moderation: Mr. Arun Chawla, Director General, FICCI & Advisor, ICA

Welcome Address: Mr. N G Khaitan, President, ICA & Senior Partner, Khaitan & Co. LLP

Address By: Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor Vincent Keaveny*

Address By: Mr. Sujit Ghosh, Acting High Commissioner of India to UK

Special Address: Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Hon'ble Union Minister of Law & Justice,

Government of India New Delhi*

Inaugural Address: Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana - The Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court of India

Vote of Thanks: Ms. Geeta Luthra, Vice President, ICA & Senior Advocate - Supreme Court of India

10.30 am – 11 am TEA BREAK

TECHNICAL SESSION – 1 (11 am – 12 pm)

RECENT TRENDS IN SHAREHOLDER AND MERGER & ACQUISITION DISPUTES

Moderator & Speaker: Ms. Karishma Vora, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, London Speakers:

  • Mr. Gautam Bhattacharyya, Partner, Reed Smith, London

  • Mr. Paul Gair, Partner, TLT LLP, London

  • Mr. Gautam Doshi, Senior Managing Director, Commercial Investments Team, Mumbai

TECHNICAL SESSION – 2 (12 pm to 1 pm)

MED-ARB: DEVELOPING A COLLABORATIVE MODEL

Moderator & Speaker: Ms. Pinky Anand, Former Additional Solicitor General of India & Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi

Speakers:

  • Mr. Justice L. Nageswara Rao, Former Judge Supreme Court of India, New Delhi

  • Mr. Edwin Glasgow CBE QC, 39 Essex Chambers, London

  • Ms. Zoe O’Suliivan QC, Serle Court, London

10.30 am – 11 am TEA BREAK

It is my pleasure to invite you once again to the august gathering so that we make it a grand success. I look forward to your presence during the Conference.

Please find attached the tentative program for the participants for reference.

For any further information, please feel free to reach out to us on our email id at conference.ica@ficci.com, alternatively you directly call us on below provide numbers:

LONDON FICCI OFFICE NUMBER: +44 20 9717 6810

INDIA ICA OFFICE NUMBER: +91 996 873 5131 / +91 981 039 5191 (also available on WhatsApp)

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