Report on the ICC Georgia International Arbitration Conference

  • Tbilisi, 22 October 2014

On 9 October 2014, the ICC International Court of Arbitration, ICC Georgia and Gvinadze & Partners co-organized the first major International Arbitration Conference of Georgia and the wider region at Sheraton Metechi Palace Hotel in Tbilisi.

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Members of the ICC Court, arbitration practice heads of lead international and regional law firms and internationally renowned arbitration practitioners spoke at the conference which was sponsored by USAID/EWMI-JILEP and attended by over 150 representatives of Georgian and international business and legal circles.

The participants were welcomed by the Georgian Member of the ICC Court Nick Gvinadze, Minister of Justice of Georgia Thea Tsulukiani, ICC Court Vice-President Vladimir Khvalei, ICC Georgia Chairman Fady Asly, and USAID Democracy and Governance Office Director Danielle Reiff.

The conference was concluded by a roundtable exploring the prospects of Georgia as a seat of international arbitration with participation of Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court Jose Ricardo Feris, Vladimir Khvalei, Nick Gvinadze, Louis Flannery of Stephenson Harwood and Joseph Tirado of Winston & Strawn.

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