The panel series on Arbitration Schools, which was organized with the cooperation of the Marmara University Faculty of Law Department of International Private Law and Istanbul Arbitration Center (İSTAC), continues this year from where it left off. In the second year of the panels, the first session was held on October 30, 2019, in the new building of the Faculty of Law, which is located in Göztepe Campus, Marmara University.
There was a great interest in the panel which had an unusual structure. It was also attended by lawyers and students as well as many academicians. The opening speech of the conference was made by Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Erkan and the Chairman of ISTAC Board Prof. Dr. Ziya Akıncı. In his speech, Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Erkan stated that the aim of the program was to discuss every aspect of arbitration in detail and thanked ISTAC and especially the participants who supported them in this way. Expressing the arbitration has reached a very important place in today's trial and, although it was newly established, ISTAC has accomplished many challenging tasks, Prof.Dr. Ziya Akıncı also stated in his opening speech that they were honored to contribute for this panel hosting such an important issue. In the programme that was held in two session and moderated by the Head of the Department of International Private Law Prof. Dr. Sibel Özel, firstly Att. Doğuhan Uygun of Paksoy Otak Attorney's Office and Research Asssist. Cem Veziroğlu of Koç University Faculty of Law made their presentation named “Arbitration of Corporate Law Disputes”. In the second session, ISTAC Chairman Prof. Dr. Ziya Akıncı and Lecturer of Galatasaray University Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Tolga Ayoğlu commented on the workings of the young academician and practitioner.
The project will be held once a month and is planned to continue for four year. Within this project, it is intended that each of the panels should include a young academician, a young practitioner and a senior academician and a senior practitioner who will make their presentations on different and significant topics about arbitration; senior academicians and senior practitioners will review and evaluate the issues discussed by young colleagues in their presentations.