SEMINARS/CONFERENCES

Events Participated

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Nisan
2019

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, 37th session 1-5 April 2019, New York


ITOTAM Arbitration Court Member Prof. Dr. Ali Yeşilırmak and ITOTAM Secretary General Mrs. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi participated as Turkish delegation the thirty-seventh session of Working Group III (Investor- State Dispute Settlement Reform).The Working Group has continued its work on the possible reform of investor- State dispute settlement (ISDS).

- 13 -
February
2019

One Day at ITOTAM Project has started.


With the ‘One Day at ITOTAM Project’ which is carried out in collaboration with the Istanbul University’s Dispute Resolution Club (DRC), every week for 2 months, 4 students from the Law Faculty of the Istanbul University will spend the whole day at ITOTAM. We started with the first group on February 13th, 2019 and discussed issues related to arbitration and mediation in Turkey and in ITOTAM.

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February
2019

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group II: Dispute Settlement, 69th session 4-8 February, New York


Vice President of the ITOTAM Arbitration Court Prof. Dr. İlhan Helvacı Av. Buse Niseoğlu participated the sixty-ninth session of Working Group II (Dispute Settlement); during this session the WG II worked on the issues regarding expedited arbitration.”

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December
2018

Prague Rules were officially launched



Mrs. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi, Secretary General of ITOTAM participated to the official launch of the Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceeding in International Arbitration.

The new «civil-law» set of rules for taking evidence in international arbitration was officially signed 14th of Deceber 2018 in Prague after 10 years of its drafting.
The opening ceremony organized by Russian Arbitration Association (RAA),Global Arbitration Review (GAR) and The Law Offices of Prof. Dr. Alexander Bělohlávekwas held in a privately owned historical location Martinický palác (Martinic Palace) in the Prague’s old city.
The conference dedicated to the Prague Rules gathered more than 150 arbitration practitioners, experts, and in-house lawyers from world’s top companies and was followed by the official signing ceremony of the Prague Rules signatory book, which will be deposited in Prague.

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November
2018

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, 36th session 29 October - 2 November 2018, Vienna



Mrs. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi, Secretary General of ITOTAM participated as Turkish delegation the thirty-sixth session of Working Group III working in the field of Investor- State Dispute Settlement Reform.

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October
2018

IFCAI (The International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions) General Assembly 2018



Mrs. Senem Bahçekapıl Vincenzi, Secretary General of ITOTAM attended to the IFCAI General Assembly which took in Rome on Monday, October 8, 2018.

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March
2018

ISPRAMED (The Institute For the Promotion of Arbitration and Mediation In the Mediterranean) VII. Meeting



On March 23, 2018, the seventh meeting of ISPRAMED took place at Milano with participations of ITOTAM Secretary General Av. Senem Bahçekapılı Vincenzi and Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Legal Counsel Prof. Dr. Ergun Özsunay representing ITOTAM, Stefano Azzali representing Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM), Dr. İsmail Selim representing Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), Salah Dhibi representing Tunis Arbitration Centre, Hicham Zegrary representing Casablanca Arbitration and Mediation Centre (CIMAC), ISPRAMED Network Coordinator Charless Jarosson, ISPRAMED Network Advisor Valentina Renna and Lorena Martignoni representing ISPRAMED. During the meeting, the subject of ‘Timing in Arbitration’ and related issues were discussed.

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October
2017

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Center, Vienna



Av. Buse Niseoğlu participated the sixty-seventh session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation); during this session the WG II worked on the issues regarding “Enforcement of International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Conciliation Proceedings”.

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Febuary
2016

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Center, New York



ITOTAM Vice-President Prof. İlhan Helvacı and Secretary General Ms.Senem B. Vincenzi participated as Turkish delegation the sixty- fourth session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) held in New York on 1-5 February 2016.

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September
2015

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Center, Vienna



Participated the sixty-third session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation).During this session the WG II worked on the issues of “Enforcement of International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Conciliation Proceedings”.

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June
2015

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Center, Vienna


Participated the forty-eight session of the Commission. The Commission considered the draft of the revised the “UNCITRAL Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings”.

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December
2014

Villa Mediterranee, Marseille


Attended to the International Conference for a Euro- Mediterranean Community of International Arbitration.

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October
2014

Cour Marocaine D’Arbitrage, Casablanca, Casablanca


Attended to the conference organized in collaboration with ISPRAMED : “The arbitrator’s Selection: The Key to an Efficient Proceedings”.

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October
2014

ICC Morocco International Chamber of Commerce, Casablanca


Attended to the V. ISPRAMED’s Network Meeting.