ICC YAF: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration

Tbilisi, Georgia, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is co-organizing a conference following the 4th GIAC International Arbitration Days.


This event will focus on cross-examination in international arbitration as well as explore the differences between civil and common law approaches to witness evidence.

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics.

The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


14:30-14:45Introductory remarks
14:45-15:15Keynote speech
15:15-16:00Mock cross-examination
16:00-17:00Panel discussion
from 18:00Drinks


Ketevan BetaneliFreshfields, Paris
Sandro BibilashviliBGI Legal, Tbilisi
Maria GritsenkoBryan Cave, London
Leon Kopeck√ĹSchoenherr Attorneys at Law, Vienna
Sarah VasaniAddleshaw Goddard, London

Logistical notes


Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel Tbilisi

Rose Revolution Square 1, 0108 Tbilisi, Georgia


To register, please email l.basilaia@giac.ge.

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  • Lela Basilaia
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