SIAC Academy

Our Vision
To nurture and develop future generations of international arbitration experts by providing practical, skills-based arbitration training programmes.

SIAC Academy Audit Panel
The SIAC Academy Audit Panel oversees the course planning for the SIAC Academy curriculum.

The Audit Panel is comprised of the following members of the SIAC Board of Directors and the SIAC Court of Arbitration:

1. Ms Lucy Reed - President, SIAC Court of Arbitration; Member, SIAC Board of Directors; Independent Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers (Chair of Audit Panel)
2. Dr Claudia Annacker - Member, SIAC Court of Arbitration; Partner, Dechert LLP
3. Prof Lawrence Boo - Member, SIAC Court of Arbitration; Independent Arbitrator, The Arbitration Chambers
4. Mr Chan Leng Sun, SC - Member, SIAC Court of Arbitration; Senior Counsel and Arbitrator, Duxton Hill Chambers (Singapore Group Practice)

Training provided

The types of training programmes offered include:

1. In-depth courses on mechanisms under the SIAC Arbitration Rules, such as the Emergency Arbitration, Expedited Procedure and Early Dismissal procedures
2. Review of Key Arbitration-Related Developments and Decisions
3. Arbitration 101 courses on Understanding the International Arbitration Legal Framework
4. Practice-based courses such as a Practicum on Discovery and Document Production in International Arbitration
5. Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia
6. Skills-based training for advocates, arbitrators and tribunal secretaries
7. Specially tailored and private training workshops for members of the judiciary, government agencies, industry associations and non-governmental agencies

For the full listing of the SIAC Academy 2022 courses, please see below.

Date Programme*
26 Jan 2022
(Wed)
Review of Key Arbitration Developments and Decisions in 2021: Singapore and United Kingdom
24 and 25 Feb 2022
(Thur and Fri)
Arbitration 101: Understanding the International Arbitration Legal Framework
22 and 23 March 2022
(Tue and Wed)
Investment Arbitration 101: A Primer
27 April 2022
(Wed)
Primer on Discovery and Document Production in International Arbitration
11 May 2022
(Wed)
Specialist Arbitration Series: Part 1: Construction Arbitrations
8 June 2022
(Wed)
Specialist Arbitration Series: Part 2: Maritime and Shipping Arbitrations
6 July 2022
(Wed)
Specialist Arbitration Series: Part 3: Energy, Oil & Gas Arbitrations 
3 Aug 2022
(Wed)
Specialist Arbitration Series: Part 4: Intellectual Property Arbitrations
28 Sept 2022
(Wed)
Specialist Arbitration Series: Part 5: Banking, Finance and Cryptocurrency Arbitrations
19 Oct 2022
(Wed)
Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration
16 and 17 Nov 2022
(Wed and Thur)
SIAC Academy (version 3)
1 Dec 2022
(Thur)
SIAC Academy Annual Lecture
*All courses are online unless otherwise stated. More details may be found in the individual course flyers.

For the full listing of the SIAC Academy 2021 courses, please see below.

Date Programme*
20 Jan 2021
(Wed)
Review of Key Arbitration-Related Developments and Decisions in 2020: Singapore and United Kingdom [Click to register]
27 and 28 Jan 2021
(Wed and Thur)
Arbitration 101: Understanding the International Arbitration Legal Framework [Click to register]
25 Feb 2021
(Thur)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 1: Singapore [Click to register]
17 March 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 2: China [Click to register]
7 and 8 April 2021
(Wed and Thur)
SIAC Middle East Academy (Virtual Edition): Time and Cost Savers at SIAC: Emergency Arbitration, Expedited Procedure and Early Dismissal [Click to register]
28 April 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 3: India [Click to register]
14 May 2021
(Fri)
Masterclass on Advocacy Training [Click to register]
27 May 2021
(Thur)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 4: Indonesia [Click to register]
9 June 2021
(Wed)
Practicum on Discovery and Document Production in International Arbitration [Click to register]
24 June 2021
(Thur)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 5: Malaysia [Click to register]
7 July 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 6: South Korea [Click to register]
29 and 30 July 2021
(Thur and Fri)
SIAC South East Asia Academy (Virtual Edition): The Making of an Advocate and an Arbitrator [Click to register]
4 Aug 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 7: Japan [Click to register]
20 Aug 2021
(Fri)
SIAC Russia Academy: Time and Cost Savers at SIAC: Emergency Arbitration, Expedited Procedure and Early Dismissal (Webinar Edition) [Click to register]
8 Sept 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 8: Philippines [Click to register]
27 Oct 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 9: Thailand and Vietnam [Click to register]
12 Nov 2021
(Fri)
Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration [Click to register]
24 Nov 2021
(Wed)
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Asia: Theory & Practice - Part 10: Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar [Click to register]
2 Dec 2021
(Thur)
SIAC Academy Annual Lecture [Click to register]
*All courses are online unless otherwise stated. More details may be found in the individual course flyers.

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