08 Jun 17

ICC YAF: Examination of Fact Witnesses in International Arbitration

Bratislava, Slovakia, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference in Bratislava on 8 June 2017. Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o.is generously sponsoring this conference

Description

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.

This event will focus on the questioning of fact witnesses, including in particular 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.

Programme

17:30-17:45Introductory remarks
17:45-18:45Questioning of fact witnesses
18:45-19:00Exercise: Open and closed questions
19:00-19:45Mock cross-examination and discussion
19:45-21:00Drinks

Speakers

Lucia RaimanovaAllen & Overy, Bratislava
Angeline WelshMatrix Chambers, London
Leon KopeckySchoenherr Attorneys at Law, Vienna

Logistical notes

Venue

Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o.

Pribinova 4, Eurovea Central 1, 7th floor

Bratislava