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

Topics:
• 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

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

Registration:
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.


PROGRAM:

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