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37th Annual Meeting of the ICC Institute of World Business Law

1 December

This year’s 37th Annual Meeting of the ICC Institute of World Business Law is dedicated to “Expedited Procedures in International Arbitration”.

Taking place in Paris on 1 December 2017, the annual conference of the ICC Institute of World Business Law will gather international business practitioners, legal experts and academics to deliberate on the topic of “Expedited Procedures in International Arbitration”. This conference will offer not only a line-up of top-class speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network.

The Institute will also publish a book on Expedited Procedures in International Arbitration (Dossier XVI of the Institute series). Prepared by some of the key speakers, each participant will receive a free copy as part of their conference materials.

Who should attend?

Practising lawyers, corporate counsel, arbitrators, mediators, business professionals and academics from around the world.

08:30 – 09:00   Registration

09:00 – 09:10   Opening 
Yves Derains, Chairman, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris, Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration

09:10 – 09:20   Introduction
Michael Polkinghorne, Partner, White & Case LLP, France; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

09:20 – 10:20   The Rules and the Practice
Yas Banifatemi, Head of Public International Law, Shearman & Sterling LLP, France; Visiting Lecturer of Law, Yale Law School, United States; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General & Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Bo G.H. Nilsson, Partner, Advokatfirman Lindahl, Sweden

10:20 – 10:50   Questions and answers

10:50 – 11:10   Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:10   The possibility of immediate measures once a tribunal is instituted 
Tribunal
Christophe Seraglini, Partner, Betto Seraglini, France
Parties
Patrick Baeten, Deputy General Counsel, Disputes at Engie, France

12:10 – 12:40   Questions and answers

12:40 – 14:15   Lunch break 

14:15 15:15   Of sports and domain names…
Sports
Bernard Hanotiau, Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Belgium; Council Member, ICC Institute of Wolrd Business Law
Antonio Rigozzi, Founding Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland
Domain names
Andrea Mondini, Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer, Switzerland

15:15 – 15:45   Questions and answers

15:45 – 16:05   Coffee Break

16:05 – 17:05   The prickly subject of summary judgement and enforcement issues
Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Egypt; Chair of Private International Law, Cairo University; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Constantine Partasides QC, Partner, Three Crowns LLP, United Kingdom

17:05 – 17:35   Questions and anwers 

17:35 – 17:45   Conclusions
Laurent Lévy, International Arbitrator; Founding Partner, Levy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law

17:45 – 18:15   Award Ceremony of the 2017 Institute Prize

18:15 – 19:30   Cocktail reception 

Co-chairs: 

  • Laurent Lévy, International Arbitrator, Founding Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Michael Polkinghorne, Partner, White & Case LLP, France; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Patrick Baeten, Deputy General Counsel, Disputes Engie, France
  • Yas Banifatemi, Head of Public International Law, Shearman & Sterling LLP, France; Visiting Lecturer of Law, Yale Law School, United States; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Yves Derains, Chairman, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris, Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General & Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
  • Bernard Hanotiau, Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Belgium; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Andrea Mondini, Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer, Switzerland
  • Bo G.H. Nilsson, Partner, Advokatfirman Lindahl, Sweden
  • Constantine Partasides QC, Partner, Three Crowns LLP, United Kingdom
  • Antonio Rigozzi, Founding Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland
  • Christophe Seraglini, Partner, Betto Seraglini, France
  • Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Founding Partner & Head of the International Arbitration, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Egypt; Chair of Private International Law, Cairo University; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Date and venue
1 December 2017
International Chamber of Commerce Headquarters
33-43 avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris

Registration fees
Early-bird rate until 20 October 2017: €910.80
ICC member: €1092
Non-member: €1310.40
Special discounts

ICC Members may benefit from an extra 5% discount. Please contact your local NC to obtain your discount code.
Group rates : Register 5 persons from the same company and pay for 4.
In-house Counsel , full time Academics , Government representatives may benefit from a 30% discount.
Please contact mailto:events@iccwbo.org for more details.

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