The first ICCA Congress to be held in Africa is in progress in Mauritius, where delegates have heard from speakers including UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and Nobel laureate Mohammed El Baradei.
Salim Moollan QC is the Chairman of the ICCA 2016 Host Committee. Toby Landau QC is speaking on ‘How to Prepare a Persuasive Case: 10 Things to Do and to Avoid’, while Salim is also moderating a session on ‘The Effect of Foreign National Court Judgments Relating to the Arbitral Award: A Conceptual Framework’.
In his welcome message, Salim said, “On behalf of the Host Committee of ICCA Mauritius 2016, I have the pleasure of extending a very cordial invitation to the twenty-third International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Congress, to be held in Mauritius on 8-11 May 2016. It is an honour for Mauritius to have been selected to host ICCA’s twenty-third Congress. Be assured that the Host Committee will do its best to make this a truly memorable Congress, at which participants can experience the warm and generous welcome of which we Mauritians are so proud.”
Several members of Essex Court Chambers are also in attendance.