Commodity Dispute Resolution (GPD Course) | 12-13 Feb 2019 | Istanbul Turkey

This two-day course gives delegates a thorough exploration of what happens when a contractual dispute arises in the commodities sector. Through a comprehensive mix of presentations, interactive sessions and exercises, attendees will learn not only how to effectively mitigate risks, but also what they should do after a dispute arises, including how to prepare for an arbitration.

*The language of this course will be English*

The course is part of the Gafta Professional Development (GDP) programme, which enables trade professionals to advance their career in the industry and take the Trade Diploma and potentially go on to become Gafta arbitrators.

To view the full course programme, please CLICK HERE.

Topics include:

  • Key contract terms
  • What happens in exceptional circumstances
  • Default and damages
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Preparing submission
  • Arbitration awards and enforcement

At the end of day two (13th) there will be an examination for all course participants and those who pass will receive an electronic certificate.

This course is designed to maximise industry networking opportunities and attendees will have a chance to work together in groups as well as attend the Presidents Reception on the evening of the 12th to welcome in new Gafta President Swithun Still.
Please note: if you have booked for this training course, a complimentary ticket to the Presidents Reception on the 12th February is included in your booking.
To find out more about the Presidents Reception CLICK HERE.

Headline Sponsor

AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Taxt, and Antitrust. The team of professionals at AVELLUM successfully applies time-efficient and cost-effective approaches and creates integrated solutions for businesses. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at trade professionals who:

  • Are experienced in the trade but need detailed knowledge of the principles and processes of dispute resolution
  • Want to work towards becoming Gafta arbitrators
  • Have a good understanding of the trade but want to mitigate their risks if disputes arise

Dress code
The dress code for Gafta training is smart-casual. Suits are not required.

To book for this event, please log in to the website and click the ‘Book’ button at the bottom of this page.
If you aren’t already registered on the Gafta website, please click ‘Register’ above, fill out your details and then email your interest in this event to events@gafta.com.

*This event is open to members and non-members of Gafta*


  Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Early-Bird £690.00 £1,000.00
Standard £725.00 £1,050.00

*Early-Bird rate available until 1st January 2019*

Location & other logistical queries: Megan Smart
Programme queries: Cairo Okba

 Terms & Conditions

Please note: Registration at this event does not include accommodation or travel. Attendees are expected to arrange and meet these costs independently.


The Ritz-Carlton,
Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi,

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