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Training on International Arbitration for Legal Practitioners and Business Operators

  • Theme of Event

    Trade & Investment Facilitation

  • Venue
    Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Date
    10 – 14 Feb 2020

As a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), arbitration is a fundamental concept in the legal landscape, particularly in issues relating to international commercial disputes and transactions. With globalization nurturing an integrated global sphere, international arbitration is increasingly used to solve legal challenges across borders.

In this context, the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Arbitration & Mediation Center (MARC) will be organizing a training on International Arbitration for Legal Practitioners and Business Operators. This training aims at offering insights, sharing perspectives and providing a comprehensive overview of international arbitration with legal and business communities based in the region.  


The training will take place between the 10th and 14th February 2020 and will be hosted by the law firm White & Case LLP at their offices in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa:


White & Case LLP
Katherine Towers, 1st Floor
1 Park Lane,
Wierda Valley Sandton
Johannesburg, 2196
Republic of South Africa


The programme will be as follows:

  • Day 1: Mastering the Basics of Arbitration for the Business Community
  • Day 2: Conducting Efficient International Arbitration Proceedings
  • Day 3: Arbitrating Against State Owned Entities
  • Day 4: Arbitrating Maritime Trade Disputes in the IORA Region
  • Day 5: Investment Arbitration in the IORA Region

The sessions will be led by a series of speakers which include members of the project core team, as well as international arbitrators, academics and experts on the field of international arbitration. 


This training is organised by the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) through its MCCI Arbitration & Mediation Center (MARC), in association with the IORA Secretariat, White & Case LLP and the Mumbai Center for International Arbitration.


For registration and further information, please contact: