MIAC and IE Law School sign a collaboration agreement to promote international arbitration
With this agreement, IE Law School aims to promote international arbitration as an alternative for dispute resolution and contribute to the positioning of Spain as the main center for international arbitration, as well as for training in this field.
The agreement was signed by the acting Dean of IE Law School, Soledad Atienza, and the President of the Madrid International Arbitration Center (MIAC), José Antonio Caínzos.
The Madrid International Arbitration Center (MIAC) and IE Law School have signed a collaboration agreement for the design and implementation, through programs or seminars, of research and training activities on the evolution and practice of international arbitration as a means of dispute resolution.
With the signing of this agreement comes the development of joint activities and initiatives to encourage the practice of international arbitration, as well as the promotion of Spain as a venue for such arbitration.
To guarantee compliance with the agreement, and develop both training and research activities, the accord allows for the formation of a joint commission formed by Soledad Atienza, acting Dean of IE Law School, and José Antonio Cainzos on behalf of MIAC.
José Antonio Caínzos, president of MIAC, promised that, “This partnership will help raise awareness and appreciation of the importance of international arbitration while promoting Spain, especially Madrid, as a world center in the field. Additionally, with regard to training in the subject and research, we have the support and collaboration of one of the most recognized training institutions in the world, which makes this agreement particularly significant.”
“It is a pleasure for IE Law School to collaborate with MIAC, with whom we have a common interest in global legal training and the promotion of international arbitration as an alternative for dispute resolution. With this agreement, we want to contribute to the positioning of Spain as a main center for international arbitration, as well as for training in this field,” said Soledad Atienza, acting Dean of IE Law School.
The Madrid International Arbitration Center
The Madrid International Arbitration Center (MIAC) was founded with the aim of becoming the international benchmark in international arbitration, and the leading Spanish-language arbitration institution. The principles of the center are excellence in processes, outstanding customer service and sustainability.
MIAC is the result of a merger of the international activity of the Madrid Court of Arbitration, the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration, and the Spanish Court of Arbitration, and has been joined by the Madrid Bar Association as a strategic partner.
José Antonio Caínzos serves as the center’s president and Mélanie Riofrio Piché serves as Secretary General.