On November 9, 2016, TRAC and the Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) hosted a joint seminar “Alignment of International Arbitration with International Business” in Tehran.
The purpose of this seminar was to bring together lawyers, scholars and advocates of international arbitration to discuss about some of the most recent trends in international dispute resolution.
The seminar began with an opening ceremony by Mr. Oveis Rezvanian (Director of TRAC) and Ms. Annette Magnusson (Secretary General of SCC). The subject of the first panel was the efficient dispute resolution for better business. Moderated by Mr. Ulf Franke (SCC Honoray Chairman), in this panel, Mr. Mojtaba Kazazi (Member of TRAC Arbitration Board) and Ms. Maria Nisell (Senior counsel of Magnusson Law) talked about some of important features in international arbitration i.e. arbitral forum shopping, appointment of the arbitrators, seat of arbitration and applicable law.
Second panel was moderated by Ms. Adineh Abghari (Senior Legal Counsel of TRAC) and, in this panel, Ms. Laya Joneidi (Professor of Law at Tehran University) and Mr. Fredrik Andersson (Partner of Manheimer Swartling) addressed some innovation in arbitration including fast-track arbitration and emergency arbitrator.
The seminar was warmly welcomed by lawyers, graduated students and business users.