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  • OHADAC and ACP Legal

    The partisans of this project, called OHADAC (Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in the Caribbean), decided to meet within the framework of the association ACP Legal, to help interested Caribbean States to implement the project.

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  • OHADAC in brief

    This brochure has been published by the ACP Legal Association.

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First Caribbean mock arbitration in Panama City

14 Sep 2012

photo1-tnThe Araúz Law Firm, Panama, and The Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Public & Private International Law, Spain, organized the III International Training Seminar on Trade & Investment Arbitration with Intra Caribbean mock arbitration, from August 20 to 25th, with the collaboration of ACP Legal, the Dominican President Leonel Fernandez's Foundation, FUNGLODE, two European Arbitration Institutions, CIAMEN & CIMA and many other sponsors.

Jose-Carlos-Fernandez-Rozas-tnThe course featured leading Hispanic experts in arbitration, Dr. Juan Carlos Arauz, Prof. Bernardo Cremades Sanz-Pastor, Prof. Jose Carlos Fernandez Rozas, Prof. Dean. Gilberto Boutin Icaza and Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Dávalos Fernandez, with the academic support of the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM) with Prof. Pedro A. de Miguel Asencio and Victor Fuentes Camacho.

Two inaugural lectures by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Boutin Icaza, Dean of the Faculty of Political Sciences & Law, University of Panama, and Jose Carlos Fernandez Rozas, Director of the International Law Department of the University Complutense of Madrid, has be entitled “Panama, a seat for international commercial arbitration” and “Functions of the Administrative Institutions of Arbitration”.


Besides the theoretical courses given by many leading experts from Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Spain, Honduras, Mexico and Panama, the Seminar will perform a mock arbitration in the Caribbean & Latin American area from pre-arbitration stage, drafting the terms of reference, selection of arbitrators, examination of witnesses, to the final conclusions and assessments of student lawyers.


52 Caribbean and Latin American students received the prestigious Certificate of Training in Commercial and Investment Arbitration from the University Complutense of Madrid.

Published on 2012-09-14, 5:28 pm