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 GAR Live: Singapore 2023

31 August 2023

M Hotel, Singapore

Standard rate available

8th Edition


Global Arbitration Review is pleased to announce the return of GAR Live: Singapore, taking place as part of Singapore Convention Week 2023.

This full day conference will bring together the leading arbitrators, private practitioners, funders, expert witnesses, general counsel and more in interactive, timely panel sessions. Expect to learn and discuss the topics affecting international arbitration in the region, including key local developments, trends and challenges.

We will have plenty of networking opportunities throughout the day, so GAR Live: Singapore is the perfect opportunity to join your old friends, make new contacts and share your ideas with the international arbitration trailblazers from around the world.


Sheila Ahuja, Partner, Allen & Overy

Nakul Dewan SA, Senior Advocate and Barrister, Twenty Essex

BIICL Short Course: Artificial Intelligence, Law and Ethics

Date: 10 Sessions: Wednesday 20 and 27 September, 4, 11, 18. 25 October 1, 8, 15, 22 November 2023

Time: 10.00 – 12.00 (UK time)

Venue: Online

Official website:

Course Outline

This course provides participants with an understanding of the legal, regulatory and ethical issues arising in the context of artificial intelligence; an awareness of the way AI and technology operates in the legal sphere, with particular interest in the changing domain of legal service delivery and an understanding of the way in which AI is Governed and Regulated in a comparative perspective. By the end of this course participants will be able to critically assess legal, regulatory and policy developments related to artificial intelligence.

This course is delivered in partnership with the Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University (SMU).

Course topics

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Law and Ethics
  • Conceptual and critical understandings
  • Operation of AI and technology in the legal sphere and its impact
  • AI Governance and Regulation
  • Analysing emerging ethical issues and challenges in AI deployment in the legal sector
  • Looking into the future – disruptive regulation

Download the course outline 

Download the course programme  

Course Leaders and Tutors

  • Prof. Mark Findlay, Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University (SMU) and Honorary Senior Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Jane Loo, Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Willow Wong, Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Dr. Irene Pietropaoli, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Who is the course for?

The course would be beneficial for legal practitioners, students, law academics and representatives of governments, civil society organisations and business with a keen interest in AI.

Course format

The virtual course format will consist of a series of 10 sessions in which live (synchronous) teaching is offered via Zoom. Participants will be able to interact with the tutors and amongst themselves on screen.

Testimonials from past attendees

 “It was very well run and interesting; I feel like I understand this difficult field better. Thank you to all organizers and tutors!”

“Thanks for having me this opportunity. It was great pleasure to learn new things in law, networking and skills building.”

“Very happy with this course, I have learned a lot. Thank you!”

Participants at BIICL short courses are also invited to join exclusive events for trainees following completion of the course.

Pricing and Registration

The course cost is £775 per person (including VAT).

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Course Discounts

Member discount: 15% discount for individual members of BIICL
Details of individual memberships at BIICL 

Group discounts:

  • 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
  • 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations
  • To apply for any of the discounted rates, please Contact Us.

Training scholarships

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.

Applications for training scholarships must be received at least three weeks ahead of the course start date (30 August 2023).

Find out more about training scholarships 

Join in the conversation @BIICL #BIICLTraining

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

The International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference is the leading conference for legal professionals worldwide to meet, share knowledge, build contacts and develop business.

Miami, USA

It serves to advance the development of international law and its role in business and society to provide members with world-class professional development opportunities to enable them to deliver outstanding legal services.

The IBA Annual Conference is open to both members and non-members of the IBA, with lawyers from over 130 jurisdictions and all parts of the legal profession attending, including lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, human rights advocates, judges, bar leaders, regulators and government representatives. This unique mix of perspectives provides a rich environment for discussion, debate and learning as well as the opportunity to develop lasting business relationships and lifelong friendships.

The conference will feature more than 200 sessions. These vary widely, from core substantive committee sessions which cover most sectors and practice areas, to more specialised topics, providing an opportunity to focus on your own areas of interest.

Committee sessions include topics on the challenges of law firm management and international relationships; ethics; the future of the legal profession and the rule of law and human rights. Witness influential speakers discuss the ever-changing role of the legal profession in our society through a series of Showcase sessions.

Miami Beach Convention Center, 30 October 2022 – 4 November 2022