A training for AMCA Staff on Arbitration Center Operations was conducted with the support of the Asian Development Bank’s Law and Policy Reform Program on September 6, 2023. Topics covered include:
• Establishment and Organization Operations of the Newly Formed Center
• Electronic Case Management System
• Marketing of AMCA services. Appointment of arbitrators
Though provoking and effective discussion was conducted on overview of functions typically found at arbitral institutions, and what characterizes the different roles of Secretariat, Secretary General and Arbitration Council, including primary functions, key responsibilities and activities as well as key elements of a successful process for scrutiny of awards. Internal and external case management issues were discussed in details and interesting tips were underlined by the speakers that might make the performance of AMCA more efficient.

The training was conducted by:
• Dr. Andrea Carlevaris, is a partner at BonelliErede and an adjunct professor of international law. Between September 2012 and May 2017, Dr. Carlevaris was the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Director of the ICC Dispute Resolution Services. Dr. Carlevaris is currently the President of the @Italian Arbitration Association (AIA). He is also a member of the board of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) Arbitration Institute.

• Annette Magnusson is Co-Founder of Climate Change Counsel a think-and-do-tank with a mission to mobilize the law and lawyers for climate action. She holds more than 20 years’ experience of international law, including from global law firms. Prior to co-founding Climate Change Counsel, Ms. Magnusson was Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) for more than ten years.
• Kevin Nash, leads the Registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Secretariat in the provision of case management services. For more than a decade, Kevin has overseen the administration of thousands of international cases under all versions of the SIAC Rules and the UNCITRAL: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules.