Second Annual Young ICCA University of Miami Scholarship Recipient Announced

19 July 2013 — Young ICCA and the University of Miami are pleased to announce that Eric Van Eyken of Appleton & Associates, Toronto, Canada is the recipient of the second annual Young ICCA University of Miami Scholarship.  Eric will follow in the footsteps of previous recipient Wamiq Chowdhury and begin an LLM Degree in International Arbitration during the 2013/2014 academic year.

Eric said: “I am very grateful to the ICCA in granting me this opportunity to expand my understanding of international arbitration practice and international law through studying at the University of Miami. The ICCA scholarship will allow me to build upon my existing practice in international arbitration through learning from some of the world’s leading professors and practitioners. I am honoured to be selected from among the many accomplished members of the Young ICCA.”

Young ICCA Co-Chair, Timothy Foden, added “we are very excited for Eric.  Although there were several well-qualified applicants, his application really stood out.  Young ICCA is grateful to Prof. Keith Rosenn who reviewed the applications because of a conflict that prevented Prof. Paulsson from doing so.  On behalf of my other Young ICCA Co-Chairs, Jim and Maria, we wish Eric the best next year”.

Young ICCA Workshop in Portorož, Slovenia, 17 September 2013

Dear Young ICCA Members,

On behalf of Young ICCA, we are pleased to invite you to attend a Young ICCA skills training workshop which will be held in the morning of 17 September 2013 in Portorož, Slovenia.

There are 20 spots available for Young ICCA members to attend the event, selected from those who register first. In addition to Young ICCA participants, the workshop will be attended by 15 young arbitration practitioners from Slovenia and the Balkan area.

The topic of the Slovenian workshop is “Factual & Expert Witnesses”.

sponsorsThe workshop is hosted by Young ICCA and kindly supported by Law Firm Ulčar & Partners LLC, Law Firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners o.p., d.o.o. and the Permanent Court of Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia. It will take place at Kempinski Palace Portoroz and be followed by a lunch.

The faculty of the workshop includes Stephen P. Anway, Squire Sanders, New York, Christina Cathey Schuetz, Clifford Chance LLP, London, Remy Gerbay, Queen Mary, University of London, Santiago Dellepiane, Senior Vice President, Compass Lexecon, New York and Sirshar Qureshi, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Prague.

Thanks to our sponsors, we can provide Young ICCA members participating to the Slovenian workshop with accommodation for two nights, from 16 to 18 September 2013, at Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portorož. This accommodation will require the sharing of rooms.

All participants will be expected to fund their own costs of transportation to and from Portorož, as well as incidental expenses. Additionally, all attendees will be responsible for obtaining and paying for any visa necessary to attend the workshop.

The 20 places available for Young ICCA members cover participation to the morning session of 17 September, plus 2 nights’ accommodation. Members will be selected from those who respond to Perrine Duteil first at the following address:

Further information, notably the detailed program of the workshop and activities for the evening of 16 September and afternoon of 17 September, will follow shortly.

Please direct any questions you may have to Perrine Duteil.

With best wishes,

Young ICCA

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