15 Jul 16

ICC YAF: Europe Regional Conference 2016

Athens, Greece, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) is organizing the 3rd Europe Chapter Regional Conference, kindly sponsored by Dryllerakis & Associates, Tsetos & Leboulanger Law Firm, M & P Bernitsas, Cocalis & Psarras, Thomas Cooper and with the support of Technopolis (City of Athens), to be held in Athens, Greece on 15 and 16 July.

Description

The 3 rd ICC YAF Europe Regional conference includes keynote debates, dynamic panels, participative workshops and round table discussions on topics that are of particular interest to the Europe region. Sessions will be highly interactive and topics deliberately controversial to foster active participation.

Throughout the different activities participants will strengthen ties within the young arbitration community, as well as with renowned international arbitrators, members of the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and fellow arbitration practitioners from all parts of Europe.

Who should attend?

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

The conference will provide great networking opportunities to strengthen links within the young arbitration community. For more information, please send an email to: iccyaf@iccwbo.org

Programme

Friday 15 July 2016

17:00 – 17:30 Registration

17:30 – 17:45 Welcome address

José Feris , co-chair, ICC YAF, Paris

Alina Leoveanu , head of ICC YAF Europe Chapter, Paris

17:45 – 19:00 Masterclass at the Acropolis Museum

Georgios Petrochilos , partner, Three Crowns, Paris

19:30 – 20:30 Guided visit to the Acropolis Museum

20:30 Dinner and drinksgenerously sponsored by Dryllerakis & Associates at the Zillers

Welcome address
John C. Dryllerakis , managing senior partner, Dryllerakis & Associates, Athens

Saturday 16 July 2016

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee

10:00 – 11:30 Techniques of decision making

Moderator: Marily Paralika , associate, White & Case LLP; ICC YAF Europe Representative, Paris

Cognitive bias: Sabina Sacco , partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva

Burden of proof: Céline Lachmann , counsel and administrative secretary, office of professor Pierre Mayer, Paris

Evaluation of evidence: Patrizia Netal , partner, Knoetzl, Vienna

Deliberation: good practices, reasoning & dissenting opinions: Simon Gabriel , partner, Gabriel Arbitration, Zurich

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30 Workshop : Top 10 tips on effective advocacy in international arbitration

Moderator: Giulio Palermo , associate, Lalive, Geneva

Speakers:

Melanie van Leeuwen , partner, Derains & Gharavi International, Paris

Ben Valentin QC , Fountain Court Chambers, London

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:30 Roundtable:Deciphering a lawyer’s ADR mindset

Moderators:

Stepan Guzey , partner, Lidings, Moscow

Patricia Saiz , professor and director, arbitration programs, Esade Law School, Barcelona and Madrid

Speakers :

Mariana França Gouveia , vice-president, Centre for Commercial Arbitration of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lisbon

Helen Lehto , senior associate, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd., Helsinki

Cezary Rogula , attorney-at-law and accredited mediator, Lewiatan Mediation Centre, Krakow & Warsaw

Stamatios Tsetos , founding partner, Tsetos & Leboulanger Law Firm, Athens; partner, Leboulanger & Associés, Paris

Marie-Aude Ziadé , general counsel, litigation, Areva, Paris

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 – 18:30 Debate:”The future of international arbitration is as clear as the Paris and London skies”

Moderators:

Christof Strasser , founder, 42Law, Vienna

Volodymyr Yaremko , counsel, head of international arbitration and cross-border litigation practice, Spenser & Kauffmann, Kiev

Speakers:

Valentine Chessa , partner, CastaldiPartners, Paris and Milan

Stefan Dudas , managing associate, Musat & Asociatii, Bucharest

Clément Fouchard , managing associate, Linklaters LLP, Paris

Elena Gutierrez Garcia de Cortazar , international arbitration practitioner and professor at law, Madrid and Paris

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi , partner, international arbitration and cross-border litigation practice; head of sports law practice of EPAP Ukraine, Kiev

Alexander Tsirigos , partner, KLC law firm, Athens

Rachael O’Grady , senior associate, Mayer Brown, London

18:30 – 19:00 Closing keynote address:Reflections from Athens

Alexander G. Fessas, managing counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Anna P. Mantakou , managing partner, A.P. Mantakou Law Office, Athens; ICC Court Member, Paris

21:00 Closing dinner and party
Pickup by coach to Island Club Restaurant

Speakers

Valentine Chessa , avocat au barreau de Paris; Partner, CastaldiPartners, Paris & Milan

Stefan Dudas , LL.M., managing associate, Musat & Asociatii, Bucharest

José Feris , deputy secretary general, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris; co-chair, ICC YAF

Alexander G. Fessas , managing counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Clément Fouchard , managing associate, Linklaters LLP, Paris

Simon Gabriel , LL.M., attorney at law, partner at Gabriel Arbitration, Zurich

Elena Gutierrez Garcia de Cortazar , International Arbitration practitioner & professor at law, Madrid/Paris

Mariana França Gouveia , vice-president, Centre for Commercial Arbitration of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lisbon

Stepan Guzey , partner, Lidings, Moscow

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi , partner, international arbitration and cross-border litigation practice; head of sports law practice of EPAP Ukraine, Kiev

Céline Lachmann , administrative secretary/counsel, Office of Professor Pierre Mayer, Paris

Alina Leoveanu , manager, ICC International Centre for ADR; head of ICC YAF Europe Chapter, Paris

Helen Lehto , senior associate, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd., Helsinki

Anna P. Mantakou , ICC Court member; managing partner, Law Office A.P. Mantakou, Athens

Patrizia Netal , partner, Knoetzl, Vienna

Rachael O’Grady , senior associate, Mayer Brown, London

Giulio Palermo , associate, Lalive, Italy / Switzerland

Marily Paralika , associate, White & Case LLP; ICC YAF Europe Representative, Paris

Georgios Petrochilos , partner, Three Crowns LLP, Paris

Cezary Rogula , attorney at law (Adwokat), accredited mediator, Lewiatan Mediation Centre, Poland

Sabina Sacco , partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva

Patricia Saiz , professor and director, Arbitration programs, Esade Law School, Barcelona / Madrid

Christof Strasser , founder, 42Law, Vienna

Stamatios Tsetos , founding partner, Tsetos & Leboulanger Law Firm, Athens & partner, Leboulanger & Associés, Paris

Alexander Tsirigos , partner, KLC law firm, Athens

Ben Valentin QC , Fountain Court Chambers, London

Melanie van Leeuwen , partner, Derains & Gharavi International, Paris

Volodymyr Yaremko , counsel, Head of International Arbitration & Cross-border Litigation Practice, Spenser & Kauffmann, Kiev

Marie-Aude Ziadé , general counsel, litigation, Areva, Paris

Logistial notes

Conference venue on 15 July

Acropolis Museum Auditorium

Dionysiou Areopagitou 15

Athens

Metro: Akropoli

Dinner on 15 July

The Zillers

Mitropoleos 54

Athens

Metro: Monastiraki

Conference venue on 16 July

Technopolis City of Athens

Gasholder 1 – Amphitheater

Peiraios 100, Gazi, Athens

Metro: Kerameikos

Dinner on 16 July

Island Club Restaurant

27nd klm Athinon-Souniou – Varkiza, Vari

Working language:

English

How to register:

Registration is open online on our website. You will receive a confirmation email with your e-ticket upon receipt of the payment. Please bring a copy of this ticket.

Registration fee:

Until 24 June: “Early bird special rate” After 24 June:

EUR 95€ EUR 135€

The fee includes conference materials, a guided tour of the Acropolis Museum on Friday, dinners on Friday and Saturday, refreshments, lunch on Saturday and transport to the dinner venue on Saturday.

Cancellation:

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 5 July. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement of the ICC YAF Global Coordinating Committee (GCC) prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration material will be required.

Travel and Accommodation:

Travel and hotel expenses are not included. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

Are you a YAF Member?

If you are not yet a member and you would like to become one, you can register directly on the ICC website by clicking on the link below – it is free and easy!

Organizing Committee

José Feris , Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris; Co-Chair, ICC YAF

Alexander G. Fessas , Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Stephanie Goubelle , Manager, ICC Arbitration & ADR Promotion; ICC YAF Events Manager, Paris

Alina Leoveanu , Manager, ICC International Centre for ADR, Head of ICC YAF Europe Chapter, Paris

Marily Paralika , Associate, White & Case LLP; ICC YAF Europe Representative, Paris

Sotiris Dempegiotis , Senior Associate, Dryllerakis & Associates, Athens

Maria Oproglidou , Trainee Lawyer, Tsetos Leboulanger, Athens

Stella Petritsi , Associate, Thomas Cooper, Piraeus