MAA & MIAC – In conversation with Charles Nairac

On 31 October 2022, MIAC and the Mauritius Arbitration Academy co-hosted an ‘In conversation with’ event at Middlesex University Mauritius, featuring Charles Nairac, Partner at White & Case LLP. Charles Nairac is a prominent Paris-based counsel and is exclusively involved in international commercial and investment arbitrations. He regularly acts as arbitrator in various disputes, with […]

MIAC HOSTS HYBRID SEMINAR ON THE ARBITRAL PROCESS

On 30 June 2022, MIAC hosted a hybrid seminar on the topic “the Arbitral Process Step-by-Step” at the Mauritius Arbitration Suite and on Zoom. During the seminar, Emilie Gonin (Barrister, Brick Court Chambers), Louise Elmes (Partner, Keystone Law) and Shrivan Dabee (Executive, ENSafrica) under the moderation of Anne-Sophie Jullienne (Barrister, Afralaw Chambers & Officer of […]

MIAC CONCLUDES COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH ICSID

The Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Agreement on General Arrangements with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The agreement was signed on behalf of ICSID by Aurélia Antonietti, ICSID Senior Legal Adviser, and on behalf of MIAC by Salim Moollan QC, Chairman of […]

HYBRID CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN MAURITIUS HELD ON 7 AND 8 JUNE 2022

The Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC) hosted a two-day hybrid conference on 7 and 8 June 2022 on the topic “International Arbitration in Mauritius – Comparative perspectives between Civil and Common Law”, alongside the Permanent Court of Arbitration – Mauritius Office, Université Panthéon-Assas, and Université Paris Saclay. Practitioners and academics shared their perspectives on key […]

INTERVIEW OF HON. BERNARD YEUNG KAM JOHN YEUNG SIK YUEN, G.O.S.K.

MIAC recently hosted a 9-day in-person hearing, in an international arbitration case involving Parties from Mauritius and South Africa in relation to a construction dispute. The Sole Arbitrator, Honourable Bernard Yeung Kam John Yeung Sik Yuen, G.O.S.K., was assisted by the Tribunal Secretary, Mr. Jag K. Narrainasamy, Barrister.  Prior to developing his practice as arbitrator, […]

MIAC HOSTS NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS AND THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

It has been an honour and a privilege for MIAC to host the negotiations between the Republic of Mauritius and the French Republic on the Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters treaties this week. The sessions were attended by the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, the Honorable Mr. Maneesh Gobin, […]

MIAC SUPPORTS THE AFRICA ARBITRATION ACADEMY FLAGSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME

MIAC is pleased to support the Africa Arbitration Academy Flagship Training Programme taking place between 4th and 22nd October 2021. 30 participants from 20 African countries, including Mauritius, are attending this year’s 3-week advanced training delivered online. The Flagship Training Programme features some of the elite thought leaders and leading arbitral institutions from around the […]

PASSING OF PROFESSOR EMMANUEL GAILLARD

It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors and the Secretariat of the Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC) has learned of the passing of Professor Emmanuel Gaillard. Like many around the world, MIAC has greatly benefited from Professor Gaillard’s tremendous contribution to the field of international arbitration. In his capacity as Chair of […]

NEW MIAC REGISTRAR APPOINTED

The Board of Directors of the Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC) has appointed Ms. Clémence Assou as the Registrar of MIAC. Ms. Assou will lead the MIAC Secretariat going forward. Prior to joining MIAC, Ms. Assou worked at leading law firms on high profile commercial, investor-State and State-to-State disputes involving parties from the African continent […]

FIRST HEARING AT MIAC’S FACILITIES

MIAC celebrates the conclusion on 2 July 2020 of the first arbitration hearing at its recently launched hearing facility in Port Louis, Mauritius. MIAC’s premises include a new state-of-the-art hearing facility with a modern arbitration suite, three breakout rooms, and a library of arbitration and international law materials. The premises are available for use free […]