• Date
    28-29 Sept 2017
  • Location
    Kigali, Rwanda
  • Tickets
    +300 Delegates
  • Speakers
    +40 Speakers
Sep 2017
East Africa International Arbitration Confrence
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The EAIAC Committee, in partnership with I-ARB, GBS Africa and Kigali International Arbitration Centre are delighted to bring to Rwanda the 5th Edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference.

The 5th edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference will look at the economic implications of international arbitration, opportunities and Challenges. The conference theme is, “Linkages between International arbitration and Africa’s Economy” 

Discussion points will include; East Africa’s mega projects and monetary value involved in East Africa-related international arbitration; the value of awards and how much money is potentially lost by countries (damages); and the potential of international arbitration as a money maker for African institutions and arbitrators, considering institutional fees and arbitrator fees. EAIAC will also discuss ICSID and investment arbitration, New York Convention and local award enforcement.

2017 confirmed speakers

Listen, network and hear from renowned International Arbitration professionals from across the globe.

EAIAC 2017 Speakers

Interact with some of the respected minds in International Arbitration in the region & globally

Chief Justice, Republic of Rwanda
    CEO Rwanda Development Board/Cabinet Member
      Executive Director, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC), Rwanda
        Senior Advocate of Nigeria
          Principal, BDO-United Kingdom
            Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills-Paris
              Patner, Oraro & Company Advocates-Nairobi
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                  • USD 450.
                    Delegate Fee
                    • Enjoy discounted rate of USD 375 before 31st August
                    • Access to all conference sessions & presentations
                    • Includes tea/coffee breaks & lunches (28 &29 July)
                    • 5th Anniversary Cocktail Reception
                    • Certificate of Participation
                    • Accommodation & Transport NOT included
                Facts About EAIAC 2017

                • This conference will benefit practicing lawyers, arbitrators, magistrates, engineers, academics, corporate counsel and LLM students

                Rwanda has grown in leaps and bound to become Africa’s model for doing business, rated the 2nd best place to do Business in Africa, this country is home to one of the earliest arbitration centres in East Africa, ‘The Kigali International Arbitration Centre – which makes Rwanda the perfect host for this year’s conference.

                With the West Africa’s economies facing challenges due to commodity crises and South Africa’s political and economic challenges, East African countries led by our host Rwanda have thrived, recording robust growth as well as outlining ambitious infrastructure projects which have attracted international investments.  The growth in foreign investment will without a doubt see an increase in international disputes hence the importance in ensuring the development of East Africa’s International Arbitration capacity.

                • Preparing Africa’s next generation of International Arbitrators
                • Addressing tough questions in international arbitration
                • Where is Africa in International Arbitration
                • Emerging areas; Arbitration Specialization
                • All about the Money; Damages in International Arbitration
                • East Africa’s economic opportunities, their fundamentals, and market technicals underpinning them.


                Be part of the International Arbitration Network and interact with peers at the 5th EAIAC Event.

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