ICCA 2016 Congress Roadshows :: Johannesburg, 28 July 2015

Post event report

ICCA’s second African pre-2016 Congress Roadshow took place in Johannesburg - a busy event that attracted nearly 100 attorneys, advocates and in-house counsel. Developing the day’s rule of law theme, the Keynote Address by South African Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke noted that the rule of law is “an entitlement of all African people”. Other speakers addressed various aspects of the relationship of international arbitration with the rule of law, including David Unterhalter SC’s presentation on the role of international arbitration in fostering the rule of law (noting its role in a world in which the administration of justice frequently goes beyond national borders), Claire de Tassigny Schuetze (PCA representative in Mauritius) on investment arbitration, Lise Bosman (ICCA Executive Director) and Duncan Bagshaw (LCIA-MIAC Registrar) on the contribution of regional arbitral institutes, Lindi Nkosi-Thomas SC on current commercial arbitration practice in South Africa, Vlad Movshovich (Webber Wentzel) on investment arbitration in South Africa, and Jackwell Feris (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) on developments in the Southern African region.

The event was hosted at local law firm Webber Wentzel, and concluded with presentations by Lise Bosman on ICCA's history and activities, and by Duncan Bagshaw on the programme and arrangements for the May 2016 Congress. The next pre-Congress Roadshow will be held in Nairobi on Wednesday 16 September.

Roadshow presentations