How cultural differences affect arbitration/mediation in Turkey?
December 9 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Join our conversation on How cultural differences affect arbitration/mediation in Turkey? led by Prof. Dr. Ziya Akinci on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 8:00 AM ET (-5 UTC) / 4:00 PM TRT (+3 UTC). In this webinar, Dr. Akinci will focus on the state of arbitration and mediation in Turkey, with a special emphasis on how they should be taught to those in the Turkish law community.
Read more about the main presenter’s bio here:
Prof. Dr. Ziya Akinci
Founding Partner, Akinci Law Office, Istanbul
Ziya Akinci, is the founding partner of Akinci Law Office, carries out his duty as the President of Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC). Dr. Akinci is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration since 2006 and member of the ICSID Committee. He is also head of the International Private Law Division of Galatasaray University Faculty of Law.
Dr Akinci focuses primarily on dispute resolution and has acted as counsel, expert, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in many international and domestic proceedings including international construction projects, energy projects, investment disputes, mergers and acquisitions, international commercial disputes.
Dr. Akinci was admitted to the Bar in 1986. He received his PhD in 1992 after receiving LLM degrees from Ankara University in 1987 and from Exeter University in UK in 1991. In 2003 he became a professor of Private International Law in Galatasaray University. He has authored numerous publications on topics including but not limited to international arbitration, international construction law, applicable law to the contracts and the international carriage of goods by road.