International Arbitration in the COVID-19 Environment: Virtual Hearings and Beyond

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You are invited to attend the second seminar in the 2020 CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia International Arbitration Series.

COVID-19 has changed the way judicial officers, arbitrators and practitioners conduct proceedings: the law has become more virtual than ever before. What does this new reality mean for the profession? Join our esteemed panel for an engaging webinar discussion on the challenges and opportunities for international arbitration in a virtual environment. The panel will consider a range of matters, including: technologies for virtual hearings; difficulties for witness examination; delays to proceedings; and how parties may attempt to use COVID-19 to their advantage in international arbitration.

PanelistsChief Justice James Allsop AO, Kanaga Dharmananda SC, and Caroline Kenny QC

Moderator: Neil Kaplan QC

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Start: 5:00pm AEST / 3:00pm AWST
End:  6:30pm AEST / 4:30pm AWST
Virtual Platform:
A link to the virtual platform will be emailed to all registrants after registrations close.
Please RSVP by no later than 5.00pm on Monday, 13 July 2020.
Sue Rice
Executive Officer
CIArb Australia
Mob: 0409 437 005
Supporting Organisations:
Law Council of Australia

  CPD Points: If this webinar is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you may be able to claim one point per hour (1 Substantive Law CLE Point). Please check the CLE requirements in your jurisdiction.

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About the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Since 1915 and with over 16,000 members worldwide in over 130 countries operating in over 250 commercial sectors, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators exists for the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution. In addition to providing education, training and accreditation for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, CIArb acts as an international centre for practitioners, policymakers, academics and businessmen. CIArb Australia is one of 40 branches offering institute members a prestigious, globally-recognised qualification and access to a global professional community and regular networking opportunities.