05 Dec 17

ICC YAF: Arbitration vs. Litigation Debate

Tehran, Iran, • Persian/English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organising a conference to provide a platform and to allow an objective analysis of the pros and cons of arbitration vis-a-vis litigation.


In addition to a debate between two experienced judges with opposing views on the matter as the main theme, this event will examine the recent innovations by ICC regarding arbitration and also its capacity for SME’s.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, judges, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.


14:00-14:15Welcome and opening remarks
14:15-14:30Keynote speaker
14:30-14:45ICC Capacities for SMEs
14:45-15:00Recent Developments in ICC Arbitration
15:00-15:45Arbitration vs. Litigation DEBATE
15:45-16:00Refreshments and networking


Hamideh BarmakhshadICC YAF Representative
Sami HouerbiICC Director for the Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa; Independent Arbitrator
Abdollah KhadabakhshiJudge
Mohsen MohebiHead of ICC-Iran Legal Commission, ICC Court Member
Soheil MehramizArbitrator
Homayoun Rezayi NejadJudge
Shahram ShamsICC Court Alternate Members

Logistical notes


Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture

Contact us

  • Hamideh barmakhshad
  • ICC YAF Representative
  • Ms. Yaghini
  • ICC-Iran Administrator