26 Jun 16

ICC YAF: Infrastructure and Construction Disputes in CEE

Vienna, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) is co-organizing, with Wolf Theiss, an event entitled “Infrastructure and Construction Disputes in CEE: Opportunities and Challenges,” to be held on 26 June in Vienna, Austria.

Description

On the eve of the Balkan Legal Forum, Wolf Theiss is hosting a discussion on issues faced when arbitrating construction and infrastructure disputes in the CEE region. A key note speech by Mr David Brown who is an expert in this field, will introduce the topic, before entering the panel discussion on the counsel’s, in-house and expert’s perspective and experience with specific, recurrent issues of construction and infrastructure disputes in the CEE region.

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

5:00-5:15 Registration

5:15-5:30 Welcome address

Christof Strasser , Founder & Partner, 42Law, Vienna & YAF Europe Representative

Clemens Trauttenberg , Partner, Wolf Theiss, Vienna

5:30-6:00 Key note speech

How to make a construction arbitration proceeding cost-efficient?

David Brown , Partner, Clyde & Co, Paris

6:00-7:00 Panel discussion

7:00-8:30 Cocktail Reception

(UEFA Euro, Round of 16, on video projector)

Speakers

David Brown

Partner, Clyde & Co, Paris

Marko Đenadić

CLS Construction Legal Services GmbH, Vienna, (member of STRABAG Group),

Head of International Legal Department

Ivan Gazdic

Associate, Bojovic Partners, Belgrade

Detlef Heck

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing., Technische Universität Graz, Institut für Baubetrieb und Bauwirtschaft

Tanja Planinic

Partner, Pestalozzi, Zurich

Friederike Schäfer

Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Christof Strasser

Founder & Partner, 42Law, Vienna

YAF Europe Representative

Clemens Trauttenberg

Partner, Wolf Theiss, Vienna

Valentina Wong

Counsel, Wolf Theiss, Vienna

Logistial notes

Venue: Wolf Theiss, Schubertring 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Registration:

Please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to:andreachristina.graf@wolftheiss.com

This event will take place from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, followed by a cocktail reception, and will be free of charge.