ICC YAF: Efficiency in International Arbitration

Tbilisi, Georgia, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum ( ICC YAF) is organizing together with the Georgian International Arbitration Center (GIAC) an event in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference, generously sponsored and hosted by BLC Law Office, will take place on 3 December 2016.


Mr. José Ricardo Feris, Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, will share his views on efficiency in international arbitration, followed by a debate led by experienced panelists on the proposition “There shall be a preclusive deadline set for issuing an award by the arbitral tribunal”.

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 – 14:40 Registration

14:40 – 14:45 Opening remarks

14:45 – 15:15 Key-note speech and Q&A session “Efficiency in international arbitration”

15:15 – 16:00 Panel discussion on the proposition “There shall be a preclusive deadline set for rendering an award by the arbitral tribunal”

16:00 Closing remarks followed by cocktails

For further information, please find attached the programme below.


Key-note speaker

José Ricardo Feris , ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris


Kateryna Bondar, Gentium Law Group, Geneva

Nata Ghibradze , Hogan Lovells, Munich

Stepan Guzey , Lidings, Moscow

Rusudan Tchkuaseli , BLC, Tbilisi

Volodymyr Yaremko , Spenser & Kauffmann, Kyiv

Logistial notes


Holiday Inn Tbilisi (1 Twentysix May Square)


Please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to: t.gabriadze@giac.ge

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