Africa Chapter & LACIAC Dispute Resolution Workshop


Monday, July 2, 2018 (4pm - 7pm Africa/Algiers)
Conference Hall, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry Building (Commerce House)
No. 1 Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island
Lagos
Nigeria

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This two-part event, presented by AIPN's Africa Chapter and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre will provide a detailed review of what counsel and executives need to know to anticipate and manage international business disputes with a focus on the international oil and gas business.

Part 1: “The New AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”

Tim Martin, Managing Director, Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president, Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee

This presentation will provide an overview of the development of the updated and revised AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement and its accompanying Guidance Notes. Tim Martin will discuss the key components of what parties need to draft into their dispute resolution clauses and how the new AIPN Model DR Agreement can be used to easily, effectively and quickly meet those needs.

Part 2: "Issues and Challenges in Enforcing Arbitral Awards in General"

Funmi Roberts, Funmi Roberts and Co., Moderator
Dr. Tunde Ajibade SAN, SPA Ajibade & Co
Uwa Etigwe, SAN, Streamsowers & Kohn
Tim Martin, Managing Director, Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president, Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee


This roundtable discussion will focus on some of the challenges experienced by arbitration practitioners in the Nigerian context. The conversation is intended to highlight such issues that hinder enforcement of awards such as public policy, lack of familiarity with knowledge of international arbitration, the attitude of local courts, exploiting the gaps in local arbitration statutes, jurisdictional challenges, social-political intervention, etc.

Online registration has been closed. On-site registration will be on a space available basis and is complimentary for all members and non-members. If you have any questions, please contact Adesina Salawu at adesina.salawu@total.com.

This event is co-hosted with:       LACIAC