The 2nd CARTAL Conference on International Arbitration: Looking East – Arbitration in the Asian Age

September 30, 2017 | Jodhpur, India


  • National Law University, Jodhpur
    NH-65, Mandore Road
    Mandor, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
    342304, India


The theme of the 2nd Annual International Arbitration Conference is “Looking East: Arbitration in the Asian Age.” The definition of East for the purpose of the Conference encompasses favored and emerging seats of arbitration in North East, South, South East and Central Asia. The main aim of the conference is to study the different approaches adopted by various regions in Asia in adapting to the practice of international arbitration. The panel discussions will act as a platform for practitioners and academicians to come together to discuss the new developments and trends in the practice of international arbitration in the region.

WilmerHale Associate Dharshini Prasad will speak on the panel “International Arbitration Across Legal and Economic Cultures.” The panel will discuss comparative perspectives on arbitration legislation and practices across jurisdictions, the need for harmonization in international arbitration, and the importance of diversity in arbitral tribunal appointments.