The Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA) at Qatar Chamber announced the agenda of the ‘4th World Conference on International Arbitration’, which kicks off on Tuesday, March 22, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Held under the theme ‘Impact of Arbitration on Achieving a Suitable Environment for Investment’, the conference also marks the fifth anniversary of the issuance of the Qatar Arbitration Law and the issuance of QICCA’s new rules for conciliation and arbitration.
The two-day conference will be inaugurated by HE the Minister of Justice Masoud bin Mohamed al-Ameri, in the presence of Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani, and QICCA board member for International Relations Sheikh Dr Thani bin Ali al-Thani.
The conference includes eight sessions that highlight many important issues, including recent trends in the rules of international arbitration centres, recent international trends in the settlement of commercial disputes, and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on arbitration proceedings.
Discussions also review the third-party financing for arbitration in international commercial disputes and arbitrator and arbitration litigation, in addition to the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Qatar.
The conference will shed light on the impact of international arbitration in developing and boosting the investment environment and many important issues, including the most important amendments on rules of international arbitration organisations.
The event, which is under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani, brings together a variety of arbitration senior experts from Qatar and other countries and about 30 prominent speakers to share their insights and expertise about arbitration and its impact on the investment environment.
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