The Review of the Arbitration Act 1996: How do we maintain English arbitration law as state of the art?
Date: 16 November 2022
Time: 18.00 - 20.00 followed by a reception (Registration from 17.30)
Venue: Debevoise & Plimpton 65 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7NQ
The Law Commission has recently reviewed the Arbitration Act 1996 to ensure that it continues to promote the UK as a leading seat for international commercial arbitrations. With the consultation period now running, this event discusses the suggested amendments in areas such as confidentiality, independence, discrimination and immunity as well as procedural issues. Speakers will also addresses areas which have not been the subject of review, although amendments could be envisaged.
Event convened by Professor Evan Lein, Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law and Director, Centre for Comparative Law
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Conway Blake, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
- Nathan Tamblyn, Law Commission
- Lord Goldsmith KC, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
- Anneliese Day KC, Fountain Court
- Vernon Flynn KC, Brick Court Chambers
- Ali Malek KC, 3VB
- Jan Kleinheisterkamp, Independent Arbitrator and London School of Economics
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This event offers the equivalent of 2 CPD hours.
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