1st Regional ICC YAF MENA Symposium

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  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Date: 27/01/2013
  • Event Type: Symposium
  • Language: English

The 1st Regional ICC YAF MENA Symposium in Dubai will be held on 27 January 2013. It will be free of charge.

The seminar will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.

Topics addressed

- Keynote speech by Dr. Habib Al Mulla: General perspective on arbitration in the Middle East

- Postcards from the Middle East: a survey of recent trends in international arbitration in the region

- Local courts and international arbitration in the UAE: enhancing the dialogue

- Managing international arbitration proceedings efficiently: a road map

- Impartiality and Independence of Arbitrators: a recurring issue

- Alex Bevan, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Abu Dhabi
- Gordon Blanke, Habib Al Mulla, Dubai
- Nayiri Boghossian, Eversheds, Dubai
- Eliseo Castineira, Castineira Law Firm, Paris
- Claire Clutterham, Tamimi & Co, Dubai
- Alain Farhad, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai
- José Ricardo Féris, ICC International Court of Arbitration

- Remy Gebray, Queen Mary, University of London, London
- Lara Hammoud, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Abu Dhabi, ICC YAF Regional Coordinating Committee
- Sami Houerbi, Regional Director ICC YAF, Africa, Middle East & Turkey Chapter; Bousayenne Knani Houerbi law firm,Tunis
- Ali Al Imam, Dubai Court of Cassation, Dubai
- Alexander Lütgendorf, Amereller Legal Consultants, Dubai
- Karim Nassif, Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral, Dubai
- Ziad Obeid, Obeid Law firm, Beirut
- Ryham Ragab, Mishcon de Reya New York LLP, New York
- Mohammad Abdel Wahab, Zulficar & Partners, Cairo
- Roland Ziadé, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Paris & Abu Dhabi


27 January 2013 – 8:30 am – 5:30 pm


The Address, Dubai Mall
Dubai, UAE

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