Seats and Jurisdictions in Arbitration

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  • Location: La Paz, Bolivia
  • Date: 05/06/2013
  • Event Type: ICC YAF Conference
  • Language: Spanish

On 5 June 2013, leading practitioners will gather in La Paz, Bolivia, to discuss sensitive issues regarding seats and jurisdictions in international arbitration.

Two different panels will address questions related to seats and jurisdictions in international arbitration in the fields of commercial and investment arbitration.

This ICCYAF Conference is celebrated on the eve of the IV International Arbitration Days, organized in La Paz by the Bolivian Society of Arbitration.

The conference will be held in Spanish.

4:30 - 4:45 pm - Registration

4:45 - 5:15 pm - Welcome speech

Christian Albanesi, Consejero de la Corte Internacional de Arbitraje ICC (París)

Bernardo Wayar O, Wayar & von Borries (La Paz)

5:15 - 6:15 pm - First panel: The seat of Arbitration in Commercial Arbitration

  • Effects of the seat on the initiation of arbitration
  • Effects of the seat on the proceedings
  • Effects of the seat on the execution of the award

Moderated by: Rodrigo Bordachar, Coordinador Regional de ICCYAF (Bordachar, Alvear, Meneses, Montes & Cía., Santiago de Chile)

6:15 - 6:45 - Pause

6:45 - 7:45 - Second panel: Arbitration in investment disputes

  • Special features of arbitrations without place of arbitration
  • Multiterritory effects of awards
  • Sovereign Immunity in various jurisdictions

Moderated by: Diego Brian Gosis, Coordinador Regional de ICCYAF (Gomm & Smith PA, Estados Unidos)

7:45 - 20:15 - Conclusions

Diego Brian Gosis, Coordinador Regional de ICCYAF (Gomm & Smith PA, Estados Unidos)

Rodrigo Bordachar, Coordinador Regional de ICCYAF (Bordachar, Alvear, Meneses, Montes & Cía., Santiago de Chile)

  • Christian Albanesi, Corte Internacional de Arbitraje de la CCI (Paris)
  • Valeria Galindez, Uría Menendez (São Paulo)
  • Francisco Amallo, Perez Alati, Grondona, Benitez (Buenos Aires)
  • Laura Sinisterra, Gómez-Pizón Zuleta (Bogotá)
  • Bernardo Creamades, hijo, B Cremades y Asociados (Madrid)
  • Igor Vucsanevich, Centro de Conciliación y Arbitraje Comercial (La Paz)

A free event

Contact for registration

Please send the registration form to:

diego.gosis@gommsmith.com

Venue

Cámara Nacional de Comercio de Bolivia Av. Mariscal Santa Cruz Nº 1392 Edif. Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Piso 1. La Paz

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