30th annual ICC SIA QMC Joint Symposium of Arbitrators on Parallel proceedings in international arbitration

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Date: 18/03/2015
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Language: English


Under the auspices of

The ICC Institute of World Business Law
School of International Arbitration
Queen Mary - University of London

Who should attend

Eminent arbitrators, practising lawyers involved in international commercial arbitration, and lawyers in industry concerned with the arbitral process.

MORNING (9.30-12.30)

Welcome address and introduction
Lispendens and res judicata in international arbitration
Anti-arbitration injunction


AFTERNOON (14.15-17.15)

Sanctions for breach of the arbitration agreement
Consolidation of proceedings and joinder

Cocktail reception

Co-Chairmen of the Symposium

Yves Derains , Chairman, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris; Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Julian D.M. Lew QC , Barrister, 20 Essex Street, United Kingdom; Professor and Head, School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law


David Brynmor Thomas , Barrister, 39 Essex Street, United Kingdom

Andrea Carlevaris , Secretary General and Director of the Dispute Resolution Services, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Michael Collett QC , Commercial Barrister & Arbitrator, 20 Essex Street, United Kingdom

Emmanuel Gaillard , Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, France

José-Miguel Júdice , Founding Partner, PLMJ, Portugal; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Isabelle Michou , Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, France; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Luca Radicati di Brozolo , Partner, Arblit - Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli, Italy; Professor, Catholic University of Milan; Fountain Court Chambers, London; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Maxi Scherer , Special Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, United Kingdom; Senior Lecturer in International Arbitration and Energy, Queen Mary University of London

Matthias Scherer , Partner, LALIVE, Switzerland

Christophe Seraglini , Partner, Betto Seraglini, France

Audley Sheppard , Partner, Clifford Chance, United Kingdom

Matthew Weiniger QC , Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, United Kingdom

Date and venue

Wednesday 18 March 2015

ICC Global Headquarters
33-43, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France

Registration fee


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Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration form and registration fees.

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations. A list of hotels in Paris, situated near to the venue, will be sent to you upon registration.
We are only able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application once we have received your registration form and full payment of your registration fees.

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Credits and hours

ICC Training and Conferences is eligible for CLE credit under New York 's approved jurisdiction procedures, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and is a Solicitors Regulation Authority and General Council of the Bar of England and Wales External CPD Course Provider. French bars: This training has been sent for CNB approval. Lawyers practising in France may apply for the reimbursement of this course before the FIFPL (Fonds Interprofessionnel de Formation des Professionnels Libéraux), subject to terms and conditions.
Continuing legal education: organization registered in France under n° 11 75 40892 75.

Cancellation policy

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Friday 20 February 2015 . Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement from ICC Training and Conferences prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required.
Please note that ICC Services reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC Services will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant.


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Registration issues : Sylvette Abenzoar, Sales Administration Coordinator, Email Sylvette Abenzoar ; Tel: + 33 1 49 53 28 67

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Event registration fees

Registration fee €279

(excluding VAT 20%)

Hours and credits

  • CLE credits 6,5

  • MCLE credits 5,5

  • CPD hours 5,5

  • CNB hours 5,5