The Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration (FICA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to provide training in Investment law and Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) to Government officials and legal professionals from the Western Balkan countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. The project is sponsored by the German Centre for International Cooperation (GIZ).
The FICA team, which will be co-ordinated by Dr Rumiana Yotova, Lecturer in International Law at the University of Cambridge and Door Tenant at Thomas More Chambers, includes Kiran Gore, Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School and Counsel in the Law Offices of Charles H. Camp. P. C. In Washington D.C., Alan Anderson PhD an attorney with an international practice in all aspects of dispute resolution and international arbitrator in Minneapolis USA who is also a Door Tenant with Littleton Chambers, Middle Temple and Ben Beaumont Barrister with an international practice in all aspects of dispute resolution and international arbitrator of Garden Court Chambers, Lincolns Inn.
The first session of the programme begins in July with the second session in September.
About FICA: Founded in 1996, FICA is a non-profit think tank committed to the advancement of national and trans-national dispute resolution. Since 2002, it has held Observer status at UNCITRAL – part of the UN. It has been particularly active in Working Group II (arbitration and conciliation/dispute settlement) and Working Group III (investor-State dispute settlement reform). This training contract arose out of FICA’s involvement with Working Group III. For further information about FICA, or to become a member, go to www.fica-disputeresolution.com.
All enquiries: Robert Ashdown 0044(0)75 687 19008