On the occasion of CEA´s 14th Annual Conference, LATINAMERICAN ARBITRATION DAY, will take place in Madrid, on Wednesday, June the 19th, featuring a seminar on arbitration with a Latin American and Asian component.

Participants will learn about the arbitration practice in Latin America and Asia. Also, participants will learn of the ground-breaking Spanish Arbitration Act and the favourable economic and legal framework which make Spain a very attractive centre for international arbitration. Spain will be presented as a potential premier venue for arbitration for all Latin American matters, including the resolution of disputes over investments  from Asia.

The Seminar will also introduce the Unified Arbitration Court of Spain –at present in process of consolidation- and the report from the “Commission to promote Spain as a seat for international arbitration”. 

Club Español del Arbitraje, CEA ( is a Spanish arbitration association founded in 2005 by a number of professionals specialised in arbitration, and currently with over 1.000 members in 43 different countries. Membership is open to all arbitration practitioners in the field of international arbitration who share its goals, regardless of their country of origin. One of the CEA´s main goals is to promote arbitration in Spanish and Portuguese or with to Latin America component.

Inter-Pacific Bar Association, IPBA ( is an international association of business and commercial lawyers with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Members live in, or otherwise have a strong interest in, the Asia-Pacific Region. It was established in April 1991 at an organizing conference held in Tokyo. Currently has over 1.300 members from over 65 jurisdictions worldwide.