29th AAA-ICDR ICC ICSID Joint Colloquium, the Frontiers of Arbitration

  • Location: Washington D.C. (USA)
  • Date: 02/11/2012
  • Event Type: Colloquium
  • Language: English

On 2 November 2012 in Washington D.C., the 29th Joint Colloquium will focus on « The Frontiers of Arbitration ».

A colloquium on "The Frontiers of Arbitration"

On the eve of the colloquium, on 1 November, the Young ICSID, in collaboration with Young ICCA, ICDR Y&I, ICC YAF, and the International Dispute Resolution Committee, International Law Section of the D.C. Bar, will be hosting an intergenerational discussion on "Approaches to Arbitration: Across the Ages".

8:30 am–9:00 am Registration and Coffee

9:00 am–9:45 am Welcome and Update by ICC, AAA and ICSID

• John Beechey, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
• India Johnson, Executive Vice President, AAA-ICDR, New York
• Meg Kinnear, Secretary-General, ICSID, Washington, D.C.

9:45 am–10:45 am Effective Advocacy in Arbitration

• Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler & University of Geneva, Geneva
• Brian King, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York
• Paul Reichler, Foley Hoag LLP, Washington, D.C.
• David Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York
• Jeremy Sharpe, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Moderator: Meg Kinnear, Secretary-General, ICSID, Washington, D.C.

10:45 am–11:00 am Break

11:00 am–12:00 pm The Overlap of Criminal Law and Arbitration

• Julie Bédard, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates, New York
• Yves Derains, Derains & Gharavi, Paris
• Carolyn Lamm, White & Case LLP, Washington, D.C.

Moderator: India Johnson, Executive Vice President, AAA-ICDR, New York

12:00 pm–12:45 pm Debate: Do Dissents Promote the Development of International Arbitration?

• Alexis Mourre, Castaldi Mourre & Partners, Paris
• Philippe Sands, University College London, London
• Monique Sasson, Co-Managing Editor, ITA, New York
• Laurence Shore, Gibson Dunn LLP, New York

Moderator: John Beechey, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

12:45 pm–2:00 pm Lunch

Keynote Address

• Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria

2:00 pm–3:30 pm Mass Claims/Class Claims: Their Effect on Modern Arbitration

• Donald Donovan, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York
• Veijo Heiskanen, LALIVE, Geneva
• Stacie Strong, University of Missouri, Columbia
• Eric Tuchmann, AAA-ICDR, New York

Moderator: Richard Naimark, AAA-ICDR, New York

3:30 pm–3:45 pm Break

3:45 pm–4:30 pm Debate: Are Challenges of Counsel and of Arbitrators Overused in International Arbitration?

• Stanimir Alexandrov, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, D.C.
• Mark Baker, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston
• Vladimir V. Khvalei, Baker & McKenzie, Moscow
• Jennifer Kirby, Kirby Arbitration, Paris
• Robert Volterra, Volterra Fietta, London

Moderator: Marnix Leijten, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam

4:30 pm–5:30 pm New Approaches to Arbitration

• Roberto Echandi, International Finance Corporation, Washington, D.C.
• Simon Greenberg, Clifford Chance, Paris
• Michael McIlwrath, General Electric Oil & Gas, Florence

Moderator: Eloïse Obadia, ICSID, Washington, D.C.

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Evening Reception – Atrium


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