ICC YAF Conference in Rio de Janeiro

  • Location: Rio de Janeiro
  • Date: 08/05/2013
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  • Language: Portuguese

On 8 May, practitioners and arbitrators will discuss issues related to the participation of the administrative secretary in the arbitral proceedings under the ICC Rules of Arbitration, focusing on their specific duties according to the ICC Secretariat's Note on Appointment of Secretaries and his role during hearings, among others.

A second panel will address certain pathologies related to arbitral awards. This conference is free of charge and is organized on the occasion of the IX Rio de Janeiro Arbitration Conference to be held on 7 May. Both events will be held in Portuguese.

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

09:00 to 09:30


09:30 to 09:45

Opening Remarks
Octavio Fragata M. de Barros,
ICCYAF Regional Coordinator (Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão, Rio de Janeiro)

09:45 to 10:45
First Roundtable: Administrative Role of the Secretary - Specific duties according to the ICC Secretariat’s Note on Appointment of Secretaries. - His/Her function and role during the hearings and the proceedings. - Conflict check and other duties.

Moderated by: Debora Visconti (José Carlos de Magalhães Advogados, São Paulo)

10:45 to 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 to 11:45
Second Roundtable: Pathologies of Arbitral Awards - The reasoning of the award as a measure of its quality - Awards extra, ultra and/or infra petita - Contents of the award: deductions, inferences and decisions

Moderated by: Renato Grion (Pinheiro Neto, São Paulo)

11:45 to 12:00 Closing Remarks
Luiz Claudio Aboim (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, London)

Eduardo Damião Gonçalves (Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo)

Christian Albanesi, ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
André Chateaubriand, Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes (Rio de Janeiro)
Victor Bonnin Reynes, Garrigues (Madrid)
Natalia Lamas, Ferro Castro Neves Daltro & Gomide (Rio de Janeiro)Filipa Cansado Carvalho, PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados (Lisboa)
Isabel Cantidiano, Motta Fernandes (Rio de Janeiro)
Patricia Ramos Tepedino, Mattos Filho Advogados (São Paulo)Bernard Potsch, Batista Martins Advogados (Rio de Janeiro)


Mattos Filho

Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados (Praia do Flamengo 200 – 11º andar.)


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