Kigali to host the 5th edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference this week

Kigali, the capital of Rwanda will this week host the 5th edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) on the 28th and 29th September 2017 at the Serena Hotel.

It will be an unparalleled opportunity for in-house counsel and legal practitioners to gain a broader and deeper understanding of international arbitration

This year’s conference themed “Linkages between International Arbitration and Africa’s economy”; will look at the economic implications of international arbitration, including the Opportunities and Challenges.

The conference will feature practitioners and thought leaders from various legal organizations and arbitration institutes around the world and will cover topics ranging from: East Africa’s mega projects and monetary value involved in East Africa-related international arbitration; the value of awards and how much money is potentially lost by countries (damages); and the potential of international arbitration as a money maker for African institutions and arbitrators, considering institutional fees and arbitrator fees.

The conference promises to be an engaging and informative experience. It will be an unparalleled opportunity for in-house counsel and legal practitioners to gain a broader and deeper understanding of international arbitration, share best practice and network.

The organizers of GBS Africa & Kigali International Arbitration Centre are determined to present a forum which is content rich.