Economic Sanctions and International Arbitration
7 September @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pmExcl. VAT €115
Due to its international activity and exposure, ICC Dispute Resolution Services is bound to operate in conformity with applicable sanctions regulations, such as those imposed by the United Nations (UN) , European Union (EU) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). This sanctions regime is equally applicable to all dispute resolution institutions notably in the EU, Switzerland and the United States (US). Even if parties are subject to the applicable sanctions regulations, they are not prevented from filing a request under ICC dispute resolution rules. But what about practicalities?
Chair: Niuscha Bassiri, Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels, Belgium
(doors open at 14:00)
Challenges brought by sanctions to international arbitration parties and tribunals
Global overview on economic sanctions
Marco Padovan, Partner, Studio Legale Padovan, Milan, Italy
Mathias Audit, Law Professor, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and Associate, Steering Legal, Paris, France
Emmanuel Jolivet, General Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France
Q&A with Clemens Heusch, Head of European Litigation, Nokia, Munich, Germany, and all speakers, moderated by the Chair
With a solid track-record as counsel and arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations, Niuscha Bassiri is a frequent public speaker on arbitration-related matters. She has been lecturing for nearly a decade at the ICHEC Business and Management School in Brussels on International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution. Ms. Bassiri regularly publishes on novel matters concerning international arbitration and is the co-editor and author of the sole English-language commentary on the Belgian arbitration law “Arbitration in Belgium”. She is also a co-author in the leading German language commentary on the ICC and DIS Rules. Read more
Professor of private law at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Mathias Audit is also an expert and international arbitrator. He is the author of numerous publications in private international law, international arbitration law and international investment law. Read more
As the head of European litigation at Nokia, Dr Clemens-August Heusch is responsible for litigation and arbitration throughout Europe, the Near East and Africa, with a strong focus on multinational IP litigation and fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory arbitrations. Since 2008 Nokia has been involved in more than 200 patent cases worldwide against companies such as Apple, HTC, Blackberry, InterDigital, Qualcomm, IPCom, KPN and others. Those patent cases related to implementation patents as well as to standard-essential patents relating to GSM, UMTS, LTE, H.264, WiFi, NFC and others.
General Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Emmanuel Jolivet is also Deputy Director of the ICC Dispute Resolution Services. Mr. Jolivet held various academic positions and is an internationally recognized expert in different legal areas of international trade, especially international business disputes. Read more
A former Chief Counsel at the European Investment Bank (EIB) first dealing with Italy and then with the 150 non-European countries where EIB is active, Marco Padovan founded Studio Legale Padovan in December 2002 and specializes in construction law, international trade, export control and international sanctions, M&A, project financing and finance law. Read more