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Seminar to be held on arbitration by SAARC Arbitration Council


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SAARC Arbitration Council in collaboration with Sinhaputhra Finance PLC, is organising a seminar mainly to discuss how to adopt arbitration as a litigation process for a speedier recovery method specially in debt recovery, be it in the Banking and Finance sector or in any other sector which has debt recovery issues.

The seminar will be held on Saturday 23 September in Kandy at Sinhaputhra Finance PLC Auditorium. It will be organised by Thusantha Wijemanna, the Director General of SARCO, who has been a much sought after speaker at Banking and Finance company seminars since the early 1990s.

The Chief Guest will be K. Kanag-Isvaran P.C. who may be known as ‘The Father of Arbitration in Sri Lanka’ a distinguished senior lawyer who has written widely on the subject, including publishing the only available book on this procedure in Sri Lanka.

Speakers at this seminar will be High Court Judge K. Kanag-Isvaran PC, Mohan Weerakoon PC, Kaushalya Nawaratne, Attorney-at-Law, Thusantha Wijemanna Director General SARCO, Ravana Wijeyeratne, Managing Director Sinhaputhra Finance PLC, and Faazaan Mirza, SARCO.

This seminar is suited for CEOs, Heads of Legal and Heads of recoveries of Banks, Finance Companies, and other large companies saddled with debt recovery as a central concern.

Kindly register for limited seating by emailing: faazaan@sarco.org.pk.

SAARC Arbitration Council, Islamabad (SARCO) is a specialised body of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC). Member States comprise of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, The Kingdom of Bhutan, Republic of India, Republic of Maldives, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

SARCO provides a legal framework/forum within the region for fair and efficient settlement of commercial, industrial, trade, banking, investment and such other disputes, as may be referred to, while acting as the coordinating agency in the region for promoting Arbitration and Conciliation as a dispute resolution mechanism.


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