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Publications:

European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice (with DVD)

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Arbitration in CIS Countries. Current issues

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The UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration: 25 years

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector

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A Selection of Pitfalls under Chinese Arbitration

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"The new EU Directive on Mediation - First Insights"

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"Arbitration and Mediation in the ACP-EU Relations"

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"Interim measures in international commercial arbitration"

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"Colloque sur le Livre Vert de la Commission européenne sur les modes alternatifs de résolution des conflits relevant du droit civil et commercial"

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AIA's upcoming conferences and events

AIA Brussels Arbitration School 2017 - Autumn edition
23 – 27 October 2017
Preliminary planning:
Date: October 23, 2017
Place: Louizalaan 146, 1050 Brussels
Time: 10 am - 5.30 pm
Provisionnal Programme: Day 1. Introduction to arbitration. Day 2. Agreement to arbitrate. Day 3. Arbitral tribunal. Day 4. Arbitral proceedings. Day 5. Arbitral awards.
Registration and payment: To subscribe for this conference please fill out the following document and send it to administration@arbitration-adr.org or fax it to +32 2 646 24 31:
The AIA Brussels Arbitration School (ABAS) is an initiative of the AIA. It is a five-day intensive course on arbitration, which rewards its participants with an ABAS arbitrator certificate. The curriculum of the program is conceived by arbitration experts and is aimed at lawyers, in house counsel, experts and alternative dispute resolution practitioners from around the globe. The course strengthens the establishment of ties between the participants and arbitration providers. Benefits of the ABAS training include an arbitrator certificate, contact with the leading arbitration practitioners from Belgium, content tailored to the participants’ profiles, and a possibility to submit questions upfront (allowing the speakers to include the answers in their presentations). The ABAS training is open to a limited number of participants and places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Confirmed speakers include Alexander Hansebout, Philippe Billiet, Frank Wijckmans, Jörn Hombeck, Flip Petillion, Geert De Buyzer, Dilyara Nigmatullina, Iuliana Iancu, Panos Chalkias, Zena Prodromou, Jan Jansen, Emily Hay, Benoit Simpelaere, Michel Segers, Willem Meuwissen, Joanna Kraus-Kolber, Stan Putter, Olivier van der Haegen, Ignace Claeys, Gladys Bagasin, Marijn De Ruysscher, and Arnaud Nuyts. Price: Non-members AIA: 800 EUR (VAT excl.) / AIA members: 400 EUR (VAT excl.) / Early bird rate (till 1 September): 600 EUR (VAT excl.)

Download the tentative program of ABAS 2017

Download ABAS 2017 Flyer

Dispute Review Board 2018
A one-day training on Dispute Review Boards (DRBs), a mechanism frequently used in large projects, mainly in the construction sector. The aims of a DRB is to avoid escalation of issues and to have them resolved as soon as possible in order to avoid loss of time.
Preliminary planning:
Date: February 19, 2018
Place: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Time: 9:00 to 18:00
Provisionnal Programme: The topics covered in Dispute Review Board 2018 include current state of play on various continents; demonstration of the establishment of standing and ad hoc Dispute Review Boards, their internal working procedures, documentary protocols and pre-meeting issues under the CIArb, FIDIC and ICC Rules; Dispute Review Board decision drafting and dissemination; post decision matters, including arbitration or litigation.
Confirmed speakers for Dispute Review Board 2018 include Susanne Kratzsch, Andrew Burr, William Buyse and Philippe Billiet. Further information regarding this event will be provided shortly.
Master Class on Investment Arbitration 2018
17-20 September 2018
Preliminary planning:
Date: September 17, 2018
Place: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Provisionnal Programme:
The Master Class is organized together with the Brussels Diplomatic Academy. The law on foreign investment protection is one of the fastest developing and intellectually challenging branches of international law with high practical relevance. Investment arbitration is predicted to be a major factor in the development of the global economic system. Further information regarding this event will be provided shortly.