16 Jul 2013 07:54
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Bernama) -- The highly anticipated CIArb 2013 International Arbitration Conference will be taking place next month, from 22nd till 24th August 2013 at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a 98 year old global organisation based in London that is focused on advancing the cause of commercial dispute resolution. For the very first time in its history, CIArb is headed by a Malaysian, Mr. Vinayak Pradhan. It is in conjunction with this that the Malaysian branch of CIArb is organising this 3-day International Conference. The 3-day Conference, titled Arbitration: Tapping Asia’s Growth, will have about 250 delegates, comprising of experienced international arbitrators, judges from various jurisdictions, practitioners and thought leaders, from various legal entities and arbitration centres from around the world. The Opening Ceremony will be done by the Right Honourable Tun Arrifin bin Zakaria, Chief Justice of Malaysia. The Keynote Speech will be delivered by the Honourable Chief Justice of Singapore, Mr. Sundaresh Menon. Mr Vinayak Pradhan, the International President of CIArb, will also be addressing all present during the ceremony. The Conference will have renowned speakers comprising of Judges, Arbitrators, Law Professors, Presidents and Chairmen of legal firms and associations from all over the world, including our local shores. Conference Speakers include Honorable Justice Judith Prakash, Honorable Justice Mohamad Ariff, Professor Doug Jones, Ms. Rashda Rana, Mr. Hiroyuki Tezuka and Mr. John Tackaberry. The organiser of the 2013 International Arbitration Conference is the Malaysia branch of CIArb. CIArb is a not-for-profit organisation that works in the public interest to promote alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as a mode to resolve commercial disputes efficiently. It has a local membership of over 300 and global membership of around 12,500 individuals who have professional training or experience in ADR. Further information about the CIArb 2013 International Arbitration Conference can be found at the Conference website SOURCE : Fabulous Target Sdn Bhd FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: TEL : 603-214 241 06 FAX : 603-214 214 01 E-MAIL : WEBSITE : --BERNAMA