Arbitration summit in the Bahamas
International arbitration experts will gather in Nassau, the Bahamas for the 6th Annual Arbitration and Investment Summit of the Caribbean, Latin America and Emerging Market.
The whole-day conference will take place at the University of the Bahamas in Nassau on 29 January 2018. Experts will bring perspectives from the Bahamas, United States and the United Kingdom on the following topics:
- Investment treaties, expedited procedures and investment arbitration, yes or no?
- Cooperation and competition in arbitration: building the market
- Court-connected mediation and arbitration, helpful or harmful?
The opening remarks will be delivered by among others the Hon. Theodore Brent Symonette, Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration of the Bahamas and Santhaan Krishnan, advocate Supreme Court of India.
SCC Secretary General Annette Magnusson will contribute on a panel discussion on cooperation and competition in international arbitration, together with Edison Suner, CEO of Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Barry Leon, judge at Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
A workshop on arbitration clause will follow the conference, organized by Young Arbitrators of the CIArb Bahamas Chapter.