04 Nov 16

ICC YAF: Distribution Law and Arbitration

Torino, Italy, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is co-hosting a conference in Torino on 4 November with the University of Turin, the Piedmont and Aosta Valley Section of the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI) and the Moot Alumni Association Turin (MAAT).

Description

The conference will focus on the use of arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution method to settle distribution law based claims. An outstanding keynote speaker and several practitioners form Belgium, France, Italy, Singapore and Switzerland will discuss the issues, limits and opportunities of arbitrating distribution claims with particular attention to multiparty disputes. The conference is co-hosted by the University of Turin, the Piedmont and Aosta Valley Section of the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI) and the Moot Alumni Association Turin (MAAT).

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.

Programme

14:00 Registration of participants

14:30 Welcome Speeches

15:00 Keynote Speech

15:25 Panel 1: Arbitrating Distribution Law Claims. Issues, Limits, Opportunities

16:45 Coffee Break

17:15 Panel 2: Multiparty Arbitration in Distribution Cases

18:35 Conclusive Remarks

18:50 Cocktail Reception

Speakers

Gianmaria Ajani , Rector of the University of Turin, Turin

Pierre Bydzowsky , Borel & Barbey, Geneva

Pascal Hollander , Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels, Chair of the IBA Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards Subcommittee

Laura Lozano , Dechert LLP, Paris

Reto Marghitola , Vischer AG, Basel

Mario Napoli , President of the Turin Bar Association, Turin

Alberto Oddenino , Secretary of the SIOI Piedmont and Aosta Valley, Turin

Emilio Paolo Villano , EDGE Legal, Brussels

Julie Raneda , Schellenberg Wittmer, Singapore

Alexandre Reynaud , Betto Seraglini, Paris

Gabriele Ruscalla , ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Ileana Smeureanu , Jones Day, Paris

Amedeo Vanara , CNH Industrial, Turin

Thomas Widmer , Lalive, Geneva

Logistical notes

Registration

Please send your contact details to Ms. Gabriella Perotto to: yaftorino2016@gmail.com

This event is free of charge.

Venue

University of Turin, Aula Magna d’Ateneo, Via Giuseppe Verdi, 9 – Torino, Italy