2nd ICC Peru Arbitration Day

Lima, Peru, • Spanish

The second edition of the ICC Peruvian Arbitration Day will focus on how to avoid corruption in arbitral proceedings, how to manage illegal evidence, implications of criminal investigations on the arbitral proceedings, and the responsibility of arbitrators and arbitral institutions.


The ICC International Court of Arbitration and the Commission on Arbitration & ADR of ICC Peru are organizing the second edition of the ICC Peruvian Arbitration Day in Lima.

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference on the eve of the 2nd ICC Peruvian Arbitration Day. The program and additional details will be available shortly.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsels, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Latin America and the Caribbean.


11 October

15:00 – 18:00ICC YAF Conference

12 October

8:00-9:00Participants registration
9:00-9:15Welcome remarks
9:15-10:15How to deal with corruption in the contract and in the arbitration?

  • Control corruption in contracts
  • Jurisdiction, arbitrability and international public order
  • Corruption of the contract as an argument of defence
  • Fake arbitrations and corrupt arbitrators
10:15-10:30Q & A session
10:30-10:45Coffee break
10:45-11:45Management of evidence and arbitration in construction cases

  • Corruption evidence
  • The duty to investigate and communicate acts of corruption to the authorities
  • Implications of the criminal investigations in arbitral proceedings
  • How to deal with illegal evidence
11:45-12:00Q & A session
12:00-13:30Networking lunch
13:30-14:30Responsibilities of arbitrators and arbitral institutions

  • Civil responsibility of arbitrators
  • Criminal responsibility of arbitrators
  • Responsibility of arbitral institutions
  • Criminal proceedings against arbitral institutions
14:30-14:45Q & A session
14:45-15:15Coffee break
15:15-16:30Mock case: Deliberation of the arbitral tribunal

  • Jurisdiction matters by initiative of the arbitral tribunal
  • Possibility of applying iura novit arbiter
  • The future of precautionary measures
  • The distribution of arbitral costs
  • Dissenting opinions
  • Comments of the ICC Court
16:30-16:45Q & A session
16:45-17:00Conclusions and closing remarks


Michelle BarclayCMS Grau (Lima)
Kate Brown de VejarCurtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP (Mexico City)
Eric FrancoEngie Perú (Lima)
Katherine González ArrochaDirector for the Americas of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Panama City)
Sandra GonzálezAlternate Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Uruguay; Ferrere (Montevideo)
Tomás LeonardGreenberg Traurig (Washington D.C.)
Carmen Núñez-LagosHogan Lovells (Paris)
Lucía OlavarríaEstudio Echecopar asociado a Baker & McKenzie International (Lima)
Cecilia O’NeillUniversidad del Pacífico (Lima)
Elsa OrtegaOrtega & Gómez Ruano, S.C. (Mexico City)
Roger RubioInternational Arbitration Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima)
Ignacio Suárez AnzorenaClifford Chance LLP (Washington D.C.)

Logistical notes

Venue to be announced shortly.


Registration will open shortly.

For further information, please contact

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer
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