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Arbitration in Highly Regulated Sectors

17 February 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm


El Club Español del Arbitraje (cea) will held its second annual conference on 17 February 2017 at the Brussels office of Linklaters.
The subject of this conference will be “Arbitration in highly regulated sectors: Energy, Telecom, Pharma, Banking & Finance”.


13:30 Registration of participants

14:00 Welcome Speeches

  • Niuscha Bassiri, Vice-President of Capítulo Belga del CEA, Brussels
  •      José Antonio Cainzos, President of the Club Español del Arbitraje, Madrid
  •      Stefano Azzali, Secretary general of CAM, Milan
  •      Dirk de Meulemeester, President of CEPANI, Brussels

14:20 Keynote Speech

  • Bernardo M. Cremades Sanz-Pastor, Founding Partner of B. Cremades & Asociados, Madrid

14:45 First Roundtable: Energy (organized by Y. Selivanova, D. Chochitaichvili)

  • Yulia Selivanova, Independent Practitioner, Brussels
  •      Alejandro Carballo Leyda, Energy Charter General Counsel, Brussels
  •      Hermenegildo Altozano, Bird & Bird, Madrid

15:55 Second Roundtable: Telecommunications (organized by D. Geradin, A. Hansebaut)

  • David McIlwaine, Pinsent Masons, London
  •      Noradèle Radjai, Lalive, Geneva
  • Alejandra de Iturriaga Gandini, CNMC, Directora de Telecomunicaciones y del Sector Audiovisual, Madrid

16:45 Coffee Break

17:10 Third Roundtable: Pharmaceutical Products (organized by E. Navarro, A. Goessens)

  • Nuno Salazar Casanova, Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho, Lisbon
  •      Kenneth Beale, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, London
  •      Simon Gabriel, Gabriel Arbitration, Zurich

18:00 Fourth Roundtable: Banking & Finance (organized by G. Matray, M. Berlingin)

  • James Menz, Deputy Secretary General of DIS and Head of Case Management, Cologne
  •      Dirk van Gerven, President of the Supervisory Board of FSMA, Vice-president of CEPANI, Partner with NautaDutilh – Brussels
  •      Georges Affaki, Co-Chair of the ICC Commission Task Force on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration, Associate Professor
    of Law, University Panthéon-Assas – Paris II

18:50 Closing Remarks

  • Françise Lefèvre, Partner, Global Head of Arbitration, Linklaters, Brussels

Cocktail reception


Friday 17 February 2017 from 14:00 until 19:00

Linklaters LLP
Rue Brederode
1000 Brussels

Free of charge
CLE Credits from the Flemish and French Bar

By sending an email to ceabelgium@outlook.com

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17 February 2017
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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