Nigeria to host first ICC arbitration conference
THE International Court Of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Paris, in conjunction with the International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN), will from Sunday, June 19 to Tuesday, June 21, 2016 hold the 1st ICC Africa Regional Arbitration Conference in Nigeria.
The conference scheduled to take place at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, has as theme “Arbitration and Africa – Prospects and Challenges”.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is partnering with ICCN as supporting organisation for the conference, with both the President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, Mr. Alexis Mourre and the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Augustine Alegeh, delivering keynote speeches at the opening ceremony of the conference.
The three-day conference will focus on the relationship between inward foreign investment in emerging markets in Africa, the types of disputes, which may arise, and the African experience resolving investment and other business disputes by arbitration.
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