* Special Invitation Event
Co-organisers: AIFC Court, The Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The AIFC Law Conference will be held on 4 July 2018 in Astana, Nazarbayev Centre building, during the official presentation of the AIFC. The aim of this Conference is not only to introduce the AIFC Court and the AIFC International Arbitration Centre, and their services on dispute resolution, but it is also an open platform to discuss contemporary issues and recent trends in litigation and legislative procedures. Moreover, it gives an opportunity to share knowledge, experiences, and future perspectives in dispute resolution.
At the conference, it is proposed to discuss topical issues regarding dispute resolution in the AIFC and its Legal Framework. On the panels of discussions, the following questions will be considered:
- the AIFC Court’s services;
- alternative dispute resolution in the AIFC International Arbitration Centre;
- the AIFC Legal Framework that is based on the principles, legislation and precedents of the law of England and Wales and the standards of leading global financial centres.
Among the guests and speakers are expected to be the Rt Hon. The Lord Woolf CH (Chief Justice of the AIFC Court), Barbara Dohmann QC (Chairman of the AIFC International Arbitration Centre), Michael Blair QC (Chairman of the AIFC Legal Advisory Council) and other leading personalities in the field of dispute resolution and Financial Law. Moreover, we expect attendance by participants from all over the world who are interested in the AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre: politicians in the field of justice and courts from Kazakhstan and other countries; representatives of international courts and arbitration centres; representatives of leading companies, globally recognised law firms, leading universities; professors and lawyers; and other distinguished guests.