ICC YAF Conference in Curitiba, Brazil - 28 Feb 2013

  • Location: Curitiba, Brazil
  • Date: 28/02/2013
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Language: Portuguese

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) will be organizing a conference on 28 February in Curitiba, Brazil on "Evidence in International Arbitration".

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

13:45 to 14:15

14:15 to 14:30
Opening Remarks

14:30 to 15:45
First Roundtable: Evidence and the Parties
- Written statements and the limitation of witness testimony.
- Different types of expertise: Is there an ideal one?
- Domestic courts and evidence in international arbitration.
- Evidence subject to confidentiality: What to do as claimant or defendant?

15:45 to 16:10
Coffee Break

16:10 to 17:25
Second Roundtable: Evidence and the Arbitrators
- Risk analyses in cases involving insurance and potentially speculative scenarios.
- Attorneys hearsay of transaction.
- Leading questions or open questions: Which one is more effective?
- The sky is the limit? Article 22 of Brazil’s Arbitration Law.
- The facts or the law: Which one weighs more in the scales of arbitral justice?

17:25 to 18:00
Closing Remarks

Ricardo Aprigliano
Godoi e Aprigliano Zambo Advogados, Sao Paulo

Miguel de Almada
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva, Lisboa

Fernando Breda Pessoa
Universidade Positivo, Curitiba

Marcelo Roberto Ferro
Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados (Rio de Janeiro)

Carlos Eduardo Hapner
Hapner Kroetz Advogados, Curitiba

Matthieu de Boisséson
Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Paris

Alfredo de Jesús O.
Transnational Arbitration, Litigation & Business Law, Paris

Sofia Martins
Uría Menéndez, Lisboa

Gustavo Scheffer da Silveira
International Chamber of Commerce (Paris)

Ana Carolina Weber
Carvalhosa & Eizirik, Rio de Janeiro


28 February 2013


University of Positivo
Rua Prof. Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza, 5300
Curitiba, Brazil

For more information and to register:

Please contact:

Octavio Fragata Martins de Barros

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