Tehran Regional Arbitration Center
Second TRAC & ISTAC Joint Seminar
  June 06, 2017
The Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre (TRAC) and the Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC) in cooperation with Derains&Gharavi Law Firm are pleased to invite you to the Second TRAC and ISTAC Joint Event:

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Time: 9:00 – 16:00
Venue: Iran Chamber of Commerce, 175 Taleghani Avenue, Tehran, Iran

• Emerging Arbitration Institutions: Room and Ingredients for Success?
• The Role of Legislation and Judiciary of Host States of Arbitration Institutions
• Recent Trends in Investment Arbitration

Please note that the language of the event is English without simultaneous translation.

This event is free of charge but registration is required as limited seats are available and are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please send your information (including your name, position and contact information) to Secretariat@trac.ir
or by phone +98 21 88324182.


8.45 AM – 9.15 AM: Registration and Welcome Coffee

9.15 AM – 9.30 AM: Opening Remarks by Ms. Adineh Abghari, Senior Legal Counsel, Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre (TRAC)

9.30 AM - 11.00 AM: First Round Table
Emerging Arbitration Institutions: Room and Ingredients for Success?
Chairman: Mr. Matthieu de Boisséson, Independent Arbitrator
• Regional Room for Success? by Mr. Nicola Mariani, Dechert LLP, Georgia
• ISTAC – Introduction and Latest Development, by Mr. Ziya Akıncı, President, Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC)
• TRAC – Latest Development, by Mr. Oveis Rezvanian, Director, Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre (TRAC)

Coffee Break: 11.00 AM – 11.30 AM

11:30 AM - 13:00 PM: Second Round Table
The role of Legislation and Judiciary of Host States of Arbitration Institutions
Chairman: Mr. Hansjörg Stutzer, Founding Partner, HOUVENIN Rechtsanwälte
• The DIAC Example – Strengths and Weaknesses UAE Law and Judiciary, by Mr. Guillaume Borg, Director of Legal Affairs of Middle East and North Africa of SNC Lavalin
• Iran, by Mr. Mohsen Mohebi, Professor of Arbitration Law, Founding Partner, Persia Doostdar Law Offices
• Turkey, by Ms. Candan Yasan, Secretary General, Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC)

13.00 PM – 14.30 PM: Lunch

14.30 PM – 16:00 PM: Third Round Table
Investment Arbitration
Chairman: Mr.Moshkan Mashkour, Sanglaj International Consultants
• Latest Development in Investment Arbitrations
• The Balance Sheet of States in Investment Arbitrations, by Mr. Martin Doe Rodriguez, Senior Legal Counsel of Permanent Court of Arbitration
• Should Iran Ratify the ICSID Convention, by Mr. Hamid G. Gharavi, Founding Partner at Derains & Gharavi International Law Firm