ISTANBUL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION CENTER (ITOTAM)

NEWS

- 24/25 -
March
2022

23rd Annual IBA Arbitration Day Conference


23rd Annual IBA Arbitration Day Conference will take place on 24-25 March 2022 at Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey.
https://www.ibanet.org/conference-details/CONF2064


- 09 -
February
2022

Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in the Construction Industry


In the webinar titled "Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in the Construction Sector from the Perspective of Local Arbitration Institutions" organized by SCL Turkey/Construction Law Association, ITOTAM Arbitration Court Chairman Prof. Dr. Hakan Pekcanıtez will make a presentation.
Click to see Participation Link.


- 06 -
January
2022

Current Issues in Arbitration 3


The Turkish Arbitration Academy hosted the Current Issues in Arbitration 3 webinar. İTOTAM Arbitration Court Member Doç. Dr. Ebru Şensöz Malkoç made her presentation titled “Setting Asiede the Arbitral Awards in International Investment Arbitration” The webinar can be watched on the Academy Youtube Channel.
https://www.youtube.com/c/tahkimakademisi


- 11/12 -
December
2021

All Aspects of Arbitration Certification Program


Prof. Dr. Nuray EKŞİ, ILSA Özyeğin Law Club and Özyeğin University Faculty of Law held a conference titled " All Aspects of Arbitration Certification Program " on 11-12 December 2021. ITOTAM Secretary General Atty. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi made a presentation on Arbitration in ITOTAM Practice.
Click for the detailed program.


- 15/19 -
November
2021

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, 41th session 15-19 November 2021, Vienna (Online)


ITOTAM Secretary General Att. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi and Att. M. Buğrahan Helvacı have participated as the Turkish delegation to the 41th meeting of the United Nations International Trade Law Commission (UNCITRAL) Working Group III on the "Reform of the Conflicts Between the Investor and the State of the Investment" held in Vienna on 15-19 November 2021. The Working Group continued its reform work on the investor-State arbitration (ISDS). In this context, "Draft Code of Conduct" was discussed.


- 01/05 -
November
2021

Turkey Arbitration Week

27 Oct.
/ 01 Nov.
2021

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group II: Arbitration and Conciliation / Dispute Settlement, 74rd session 27 September - 1 October 2021 Vienna (Online)


ITOTAM Secretary General Att. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi and Att. M. Buğrahan Helvacı attended the 74rd meeting of the United Nations International Trade Law Commission (UNCITRAL) tasked with "Arbitration and Conciliation / Dispute Settlement) Working Group II, which was held in Vienna on 27 September - 1 October 2021, as the Turkish delegation. The Working Group continued its work on the preparation the Draft Explanatory Note for the UNCITRAL Expedited Arbitration Rules.


- 27 -
October
2021

Non-Signatories in International Arbitration


The Turkish Arbitration Academy will host its third webinar with distinguished scholar and arbitrator Professor Stavros Brekoulakis on 27th October, 2021 under the moderation of Prof. Dr. Ali Yeşilırmak. The webinar will be streamed on the Academy Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/tahkimakademisi).


- 16 -
October
2021

Arbitration in Corporate Law Disputes Conference


A conference titled "Arbitration in Corporate Law Disputes" was held in the form of a webinar on October 16, 2021 with the participation of Ministry of Trade, Istanbul Trade Registry Directorate, Istanbul Bar Association Arbitration Center. Please click fort he video record:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaExprnpqqg

- 12 -
October
2021

Current Issues in Arbitration 1


The Turkish Arbitration Academy hosted its fourth webinar. The webinar can be watched on the Academy Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/tahkimakademisi).


- 12 -
October
2021

Council of Europe – Project on Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution In Turkey


ITOTAM’s case manager Attorney Av. M. Buğrahan Helvacı attended to Council of Europe - Project on Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution In Turkey meeting whose main object is to improve effectiveness of the justice system and Access to justice by providing a faster dispute resolution for citizens, businesses, legal persons and other organisations and institutions. At the meeting, suggestions were made to improve the practice of mediation and arbitration in Turkey.

- 22 -
September
2021

Arbitrating in Times of Covid and Long Lasting Implications


The Arbitration Academy, which is established with the cooperation of the Presidency of Administrative Affairs, Ibn Haldun University and Istanbul Commerce University, held a webinar moderated by ITOTAM Arbitration Board Member Prof. Dr. Ali Yeşilırmak on 22 September, 2021, named “Arbitrating in Times of Covid and Long Lasting Implications” hosting Prof. Julian DM Lew QC. Please click for the video record:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa1GCXEcIwo

- 22 -
September
2021

Engaging in Collaborative Dialogue in Europe and Beyond

- 24 -
August
2021

International Arbitration – Arbitration in İTOTAM


Hukuk+ Platform held a webinar moderated by Süleyman Yasin Zorlu on August 24, 2021 named “International Arbitration – Arbitration in İTOTAM” hosting our Secretary General Av. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi. The video of the webinar may be reached via link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmiSrEYNyCw

- 08 -
July
2021

Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators


The Arbitration Academy, which is established with the cooperation of the Presidency of Administrative Affairs, Ibn Haldun University and Istanbul Commerce University, shall hold a webinar moderated by ITOTAM Arbitration Board Member Prof. Dr. Ali Yeşilırmak on July 8, 2021, at 15.00 named “Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators” hosting Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Carl Baudenbacher. The program will be broadcast live on the Arbitration Academy Youtube account. You can participate by clicking the link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN6nqc8wZvfbCZ-eaj3alww






- 12/13 -
March
2020

23rd Annual IBA Arbitration Day Conference will take place on 12-13 March 2020 at Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey.


ISTANBUL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION CENTER

The Arbitration Rules of ITOTAM have been prepared in the light of the new developments on arbitration and the arbitration rules of the modern arbitration centers have been taken into consideration in drafting the Rules.
As of 14.04.2016 Emergency Arbitrator Rules (Annex III) and Arbitration Rules for Small Claims (Annex IV) have entered into force and ITOTAM Arbitration Rules have been revised accordingly.
The name of ITOTAM was changed to Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration and Mediation Center and necessary revisions are made to the rules accordingly. The current Rules are the ITOTAM Arbitration Rules of 2021.
Please click here to view the New Rules.