21-22May

4th International Forum on ICC Arbitration in Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, • Spanish

This 4th edition of the International Forum on ICC Arbitration will bring together world-class arbitration experts and will focus on topics related to international arbitration, within the theoretical framework.

Description

This academic meeting seeks to provide to the parties involved in the arbitration proceeding with the tools for conducting and managing arbitrations efficiently.

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.

Programme

21 May 2018

08:30-09:00Participants Registration
09:00-09:15Welcoming Remarks

Ricardo Koenig, President of the Center of Alternate Dispute Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo)

Marcos Peña, Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Dominican Republic; Jiménez Cruz Peña (Santo Domingo)

9:15-9:45Opening Speech on “The role of the arbitrator: Corruption and transparency”
09:45-11:00Panel on “The role the arbitrator”
11:00-11:15Q & A Session
11:15-11:45Coffee Break
11:45-12:45Panel on “The Arbitral Procedure”
12:45-13:00Q & A Session
13:00-14:30Lunch Break
14:30-15:30Panel on “Independence and impartiality of arbitrators”
15:30-15:45Q & A Session
15:45-16:15Coffee Break
16:15-17:00Panel on “ICC innovations related to the role of the arbitrator”
17:00-17:15Q & A Session
17:15-17:30Conclusions and closing remarks

Betty Soto Viñas, General Coordinator of ICC Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo)

22 May 2018

08:45-9:45Panel on “The Arbitral Award”
9:45-10:00Q & A Session
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-11:45Roundtable on “Cognitive bias in the decision-making process of the arbitrators”
11:45-12:00Q & A Session
12:00-12:15Conclusions and closing remarks

Marcos Peña, Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Dominican Republic; Jiménez Cruz Peña (Santo Domingo)

15:00-18:00ICC YAF Conference “ICC clauses in international distribution contracts

Speakers

Shirley AcostaExecutive Vice-President at Consultoria Jurídica Banco BHD León (Santo Domingo)
Stephan AdellSquire Patton Boggs (Paris)
José AstigarragaReed Smith LLP (Miami)
Claudia Benavides GalvisPresident of the Commission on Arbitration & ADR of ICC Colombia; Baker & McKenzie (Bogota)
Eric BrittonBritton & Iglesias – BRIG (Panama City)
Andrés BobadillaBobadilla Abogados (Santo Domingo)
Álvaro CastellanosMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Guatemala; Consortium Legal (Guatemala City)
Jorge ChacónCJA Abogados (San Jose)
Claire DebourgGide Loyrette Nouel (Paris)
Karina ElmúdesiLawyer – Arbitrator CRC (Santo Domingo)
José Ricardo FerisVice-President of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR; Squire Patton Boggs (Paris)
Valeria GalíndezValença Galíndez Arbitragem (Sao Paolo)
Álvaro GalindoAlternate Member of ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Ecuador; Dechert LLP (Washington D.C.)
Guillermo GómezGómez & Grateraux (Santo Domingo)
Ricardo KoenigPresident of the Center of Alternate Dispute Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo)
Jorge Federico LeeMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Panama; Alemán Cordero Galindo & Lee – ALCOGAL (Panama City)
Christa MuellerMueller Abogados, S.C. (Mexico City)
Arlen ObandoLegal Solutions ADR (Managua)
Marcos PeñaMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Dominican Republic; Jiménez Cruz Peña (Santo Domingo)
Laura SinisterraDebevoise & Plimpton (New York)
Josefa Sicard-MirabalProfessor at Fordham University (New York)
Betty Soto ViñasGeneral Coordinator of ICC Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo)
Bernardo Wayar CaballeroWayar & von Borries Abogados, S.C. (La Paz)
Eduardo ZuletaVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Zuleta Abogados Asociados (Bogota)

Logistical notes

Venue

Hotel El Embajador

Av Sarasota 65, Santo Domingo 10110, Dominican Republic

Registration

To register, please contact Rocío Tavarez (rotavarez@camarasantodomingo.do),  Cristian Cordero (ccordero@camarasantodomingo.do, or call 809-682-2688 exts. 2307, 2318.

Contact us

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer
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