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Course Sessions
  • Session 1 : Introduction to Arbitration, Mediation & Conciliation
  • Session II : Arbitration & Allied Laws
  • Session III : Types And Categories Of Arbitration
  • Session IV : Sector Wise Arbitration & Case Studies
  • Session V : Planning Arbitration
  • Session VI : Conducting Arbitration
  • Session VII : Award Writing
  • Session VIII : International Commercial Arbitration
  • Session IX : Mock Arbitration/Role Play
SESSION I: INTRODUCTION TO ARBIRATION, MEDIATION & CONCILIATION
  • Overview, Definition, Scope & Historical Background
  • Need for Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration
  • Role of Professionals in Mediation, Conciliation & Arbitration
SESSION II: ARBITRATION & ALLIED LAW
  • Arbitration Legislation
  • Arbitration Act 1940
  • New York Convention of 1958
  • UNCITRAL Model Law
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Applicability of Arbitration – Nature of disputes
  • Salient Features of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Role of Courts in Arbitration
  • Facilitation
  • Interim/Conservatory Measures
  • Supervisory
Allied Laws
  • Jurisprudence, Law of Torts,
  • Indian Legal System
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Indian Limitation Act
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Overview of Corporate Laws
  • Information Technology Act

SESSION III: TYPES AND CATEGORIES OF ARBITRATION

Types of Arbitration
(Ad hoc, Institutional Sector wise Arbitration – Commodity, Maritime, Construction, Securities, etc.)

Ad hoc Arbitration

  • Applicability
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Rules and procedures

Institutional Arbitration

  • Legislative Support – Assistance, appointment, etc
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Rules and procedures
  • Arbitration Institutions in India
SESSION IV - SECTOR WISE ARBITRATION & CASE STUDIES
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Commodity Arbitration
  • Securities Arbitration
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property Arbitration
  • Investment Arbitration
  • Environmental Dispute Arbitration
  • Domain Name Disputes Arbitration
  • Logistic Sector ( shipping etc.)
  • Oil and EMP Industries
  • Insurance Sector
SESSION V: PLANNING ARBITRATION

Forum Selection
  • Court Litigation or Arbitration
  • Role of Consultants/Retainers
  • Ad hoc/Institutional, Choice of Arbitration Centres
Arbitration Clause/Agreement
  • Clause/Agreement
  • Definition - Clause/agreement
  • Parties Autonomy
  • Content - Disputes, Rules, Venue, Language, Arbitrator (s) and finality
  • Costs and expenses
SESSION VI: CONDUCTING ARBITRATION

An overview
  • Commencement
  • Exchange of Pleadings
  • Appointment of Arbitrator(s)
  • Decision on Jurisdiction
  • Preliminary Meetings and framing of issues
  • Settlement
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Decision (Award)
  • Post Award Process
Arbitral process
  • Appointment of Arbitrator(s)– By parties/court/institution, nationality and qualifications
  • Arbitrators – Rights and duties, challenge, removal & substitution
  • Documents – Claim Statement, Counter Statement, Rejoinder etc
  • Terms of reference
  • Cost & Deposits
  • Party witness examination, expert witness, etc.
  • Written submissions and oral arguments
  • Court Assistance for Arbitral Process
SESSION VII : AWARD WRITING

Definition of an Arbitral Award
Arbitration Law on Award
Types of Award
  • Interim Award
  • Award on agreed terms
  • Consent Award
  • Final Award
Form and Content
  • Arbitral Tribunal
  • Date
  • Venue
  • Details of the parties
  • Composition of the tribunal
  • Service of notices, minutes, proceedings and orders
  • Summary of facts and pleadings
  • List of documents
  • Reasoning
  • Conclusion with cost
Status and scope
  • Enforcement
  • Challenge/Appeal
  • Limitation

SESSION VIII : INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

UNCITRAL Model Law
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules
International Commercial Arbitration

  • Definition
  • International Vs National
  • Conventions and Treatises
  • Global perspective of International commercial Arbitration
  • Forum Shopping - Ad hoc/Institutional
  • Choice of International Arbitration Institutions
  • Drafting Arbitration Clauses in International Contracts
  • Arbitral Procedure and Process
  • Enforcement

MAJOR ARBITRATION INSTITUTIONS
(A compilation of major national, regional and international arbitration institutions)

SESSION IX: MOCK ARBITRATION/ROLE PLAY/Analysis and giving of views on the Arbitration Awards

(The Committee on Economic, Commercial Laws and Economic Advisory may be authorized to change course contents as and when necessary.)

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