Best Practices in International Arbitration

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  • Location: London
  • Date: 26/04/2013
  • Event Type: ICC United Kingdom Annual Arbitration Conference
  • Language: English

On 26 April 2013, in London, ICC United Kingdom will be organizing its 2013 Annual Arbitration Conference which will look at best practices in international arbitration.

Following the chronology of a real case, expert speakers and panels will review case scenarios and exchange views on best practices in international arbitration — with a particular focus on ICC cases.

The afternoon session will feature a mock procedural hearing looking at issues related to document production, the approach to expert evidence and an application for interim relief.

08.45 Registration

09.20 Welcome and introduction

Sylvia Noury, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Nigel Rawding, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

09.30 Organising the Arbitral Proceedings

Selecting the arbitrator/tribunal
Matthew Knowles, BHP Billiton
Stuart Dutson, Eversheds

Procedural framework and timeline/ Terms of Reference
Michael Lee, 20 Essex Street

The practice of the ICC in making appointments
Christian Albanesi, ICC Court of Arbitration

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Presenting the Case I: the Written Phase

Document production – bane or blessing?
Stephen Jagusch, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Expert evidence — best practices in working with experts

Martin Hunter, Alvarez & Marsal

12.00 Presenting the Case II : the Oral Hearing

• Who questions witnesses?
• Which method is most effective?
• Time limits at hearings
• Oral closing submissions and post hearing briefs

Barbara Dohmann QC, Blackstone Chambers
Boris Kasolowsky, Freshfields Bruckhaus
Deringer Frankfurt
James Nicholson, FTI Consulting

Gaetan Verhoosel, Covington & Burling

13.00 Lunch break

14.00 The Arbitral Award

• Partial or interim awards
• Provisional measures
• Dissenting opinions
• Length of time for rendering the Award
• Scrutiny of Awards by the ICC Court

Christian Albanesi, ICC Court of Arbitration
The Hon Sir Anthony Colman, Essex Court Chambers
Dr Christopher Kee, University of Aberdeen

Michael Young, Allen & Overy

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 Mock ToR/Procedural Hearing

Raising issues on document production, the approach to expert evidence and an application for interim relief

James Collins QC, Essex Court Chambers
Christian Albanesi, ICC Court of Arbitration
Barbara Dohmann QC, Blackstone Chambers
Boris Kasolowsky, Freshfields Bruckhaus
Deringer Frankfurt

Michael Young, Allen & Overy

16.45 Closing remarks

Sylvia Noury, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Nigel Rawding, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

17.00 Close 

Chaired by:

  • Sylvia Noury, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Nigel Rawding, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Panellists include:

  • Christian Albanesi, Counsel, ICC Court of Arbitration
  • James Collins QC, Essex Court Chambers
  • The Hon Sir Anthony Colman, Arbitrator, Essex Court Chambers
  • Barbara Dohmann QC, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers
  • Stuart Dutson, Partner, Eversheds
  • Martin Hunter, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Global Forensic & Disputes Services
  • Stephen Jagusch, Partner, Quinn Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan
  • Boris Kasolowsky, Partner, Freshfields BruckhausJames Collins QC, Deringer, Frankfurt
  • Dr Christopher Kee, Deputy Head of School and Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
  • Matthew Knowles, Manager Group Legal-Litigation, BHP Billiton
  • Michael Lee, Arbitrator, 20 Essex Street
  • James Nicholson, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
  • Gaetan Verhoosel, Partner, Covington & Burling
  • Michael Young, Partner, Allen & Overy

Venue:

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

65 Fleet Street

London EC4Y 1HS

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Delegate Fees:

ICC UK Member £420 (inc VAT)

Non-members: £600 (inc VAT)

Please complete the form to be downloaded from "Register Now" below and return it, along with your payment details to ICC United Kingdom, 12 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X7HH or by fax to +44 (0)20 7235 5447

Register online at www.international-chamber.co.uk/events