ICC YAF: Paranoias and Annulment Issues: Let the House Decide!

Quito, Ecuador, • Spanish

This event, organized by ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) will take place at the occasion of the ICC Ecuador ADR Week.


Objective/ event description

This ICC YAF Conference will feature a debate using The Cambridge Union Society format. It will focus on two motions regarding international arbitration: one regarding due process paranoia and the other, regarding annulment of arbitral awards. The audience must decide whether they are in favor or against the motions through a general discussion.

Who should attend?

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


15:30-15:40Welcoming Remarks
15:40-16:30First motion: “The House believes that there is a due process paranoia in international arbitration.”
16:30-16:50Coffee Break
16:50-17:40Second motion: “The House believes that an award annulled on the seat of arbitration can be enforced abroad.”
17:40-18:20General discussion
18:20-18:30Conclusions and Closing Remarks
18:30Cocktail Reception


Álvaro AwadContreras Velozo Equiquren Salas
María Teresa BorjaFerrere
Manuel CasasWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Diana CorreaICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Diana Correa International
Juliana De ValdenebroHogan Lovells
Anne-Sophie GidoinJones Day
Alegría JijónPérez Bustamante & Ponce
Hugo García LarrivaICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Carmigniani Pérez
Katherine González ArrochaDirector for the Americas of the ICC International Court of Arbitration
Lucas LoviscekQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Geraldina Mendoza de LaínezSaénz & Asociados
Francisco MuñozRattagan Macchiavello Arocena

Logistical notes


Swissotel Quito

Avenida 12 de Octubre 1820, Quito – Ecuador, 170525


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