Current edition

11th Edition

Certificate in International Commercial

and Investment Arbitration

Theory and Practice

The dates for the 11th edition will be announced in the coming months.
Below you find the brochure and the activities’ calendar for the latest edition, that was held on 18-22 September 2023.

Activities Calendar

  • 8:30 – 9:15
    WELCOME BREAKFAST AND INTRODUCTION

    MORNING SESSION

    9.15 – 10.45
    Setting the scenario: naure, scope and legal framework of international arbitration

    10:45 – 11:00
    BREAK

    11:00 – 12:30
    Founding principles and core elements of international arbitration

    12:30 – 14:00
    LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    14:00 – 15:30
    Arblt Roundtable:
    determining the piace of the arbitration and the applicable laws

    15:30 – 15:45
    BREAK

    15:45 – 17:15
    Meeting the institutions:
    an inside view (CAM, ICC, VIAC)

    19:00 – 20:30
    CERTIFICATE’S INAUGURAL APERITIVO
    at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP

  • MORNING SESSION
    9.15 – 10.45
    The arbitration agreement: formal and substantive validity

    10:45 – 11:00
    BREAK

    11:00 – 12:30
    Selecting, analyzing and drafting arbitration agreements

    12:30 – 14:00
    LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    14:00 – 15:30
    The extension of the arbitration agreement to non-signatories

    15:30 – 15:45
    BREAK

    15:45 – 17:15
    ln-house counsel debate:
    dispute resolution options and management of disputes

  • MORNING SESSION
    9.15 – 10.45
    The arbitral tribunal:
    selection of arbitrators, strategy of appointment, powers and reach

    10:45 – 11:00
    BREAK

    11:00 – 12:30
    lndependence and impartiality of arbitrators:
    disclosure, challenges, removals

    12:30 – 14:00
    LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    14:00 – 15:30
    Running the arbitration:
    organization of the proceedings

    15:30 – 15:45
    BREAK

    15:45 – 17:15
    The gathering of evidence in international arbitration:
    expert reports, fact witnesses, disclosure of evidence

  • MORNING SESSION
    9.15 – 10.45
    lnternational arbitration and foreign investment protection

    10:45 – 11:00
    BREAK

    11:00 – 12:30
    lnvestment treaty arbitration:
    procedure

    12:30 – 14:00
    LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    14:00 – 15:30
    Challenges, recognition and enforcement
    of investment and commerciai arbitrai awards: an overview

    15:30 – 15:45
    BREAK

    15:45 – 17:15
    Roundtable:
    current issues in international arbitration

  • MORNING SESSION
    9.15 – 10.45
    Emergency arbitrator

    10:45 – 11:00
    BREAK

    11:00 – 12:30
    Cross examination:
    techniques and mock trial
    CONFERRAL OF CERTIFICATES

    12:30 – 16:30
    BREAK

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    16:30-17.30
    Cocktail reception at UNIDROIT

    17.30-19.00
    University of Roma Tre – UNIDROIT
    10th Annual lnternational Arbitration Lecture

    Friday, 22 September 2023

    University of Roma Tre - UNIDROIT

    10th Annual International Arbitration Lecture

    The UNIDROIT Principles as a Tool for the Internationalisisation of Contacts by Arbitral Tribunals

    DELIVERED BY
    Alexis Mourre
    Founding Partner, MGC Arbitration

    WELCOME ADDRESS
    Maria Chiara Malaguti
    President, UNIDROIT; Professor of lnternational Law, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

    Andrea Zoppini
    Professor of Civil Law, Roma Tre University

    COCKTAIL RECEPTION
    Celebration of the 10th edition of the Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration and presentation of the
    Roma Tre – UNIDROIT Centre for Transnational Commercial Law and International Arbitration

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