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30th Annual ICC and School of International Arbitration Joint Symposium on "Parallel Proceedings in International Arbitration"

18 March 2015

Time: 9:30 - 5:15am
Venue: ICC Global Headquarters, 33-43, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France

This event is co-organised by the School of International Arbitration and ICC Institute of World Business Law.

The School of International Arbitration is pleased to present details of the 30th Annual ICC and School of International Arbitration Joint Symposium. This year's discussions will focus on the theme of "Parallel proceedings in international arbitration".

Topics will include

  • Lispendens and res judicata in international arbitration
  • Anti-arbitration injunction
  • Sanctions for breach of the arbitration agreement
  • Consolidation of proceedings and joinder

The symposium is co-chaired by Yves Derains (Chairman, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris; Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration) and Professor Julian D.M. Lew QC (Head of the School of International Arbitration; Barrister, 20 Essex Street, United Kingdom).

Programme

MORNING (9.30-12.30)

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

Lunch

AFTERNOON (14.15-17.15)

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

Cocktail reception

Speakers

  • David Brynmor Thomas, Barrister, Thirty Nine Essex Street, United Kingdom
  • Andrea Carlevaris, Secretary General and Director of the Dispute Resolution Services, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
  • Emmanuel Gaillard, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, France
  • José-Miguel Júdice, Founding Partner, PLMJ, Portugal; Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Luca Radicati di Brozolo, Partner, Arblit - Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli, Italy; Professor, Catholic University of Milan
  • Maxi Scherer, Senior Lecturer in International Arbitration and Energy, Queen Mary University of London; Special Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, United Kingdom
  • 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

Who should attend

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

How to Book

Please register via the ICCWBO website.

Contact

For more information, please contact the ICCWBO Events Team on events@iccwbo.org.


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