14Mar 19

ICC YAF: Preparing the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot: Topics discussed by experts

Curitiba, Brazil, • Portuguese

Join this ICC YAF Conference in preparation of one of the most prominent moot court competitions in the world.

Description

This ICC YAF event will be held in Portuguese and it will include debates on the use of evidence obtained illegally, and the interpretation of contracts under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the principles of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDRIOT).

The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot is one of the most prominent moot court competitions in the world, as it involves law students from over 350 universities as well as distinguished practitioners and professors.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.

Programme

17:00 – 17:30Participants registration
17:30 – 17:45Welcoming remarks

Fernando Breda

Universidade Positivo, Curitiba

Rodrigo Gabardo

ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Lee Taube Gabardo, Curitiba

17:45 – 18:45Debate on “The use of evidence obtained illegally in an international arbitration proceeding”
18:45 – 19:45Debate on “Interpretation of contracts under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the principles of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDRIOT)”
19:45 – 20:00Conclusions and closing remarks

Gustavo Scheffer da Silveira

Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Sao Paulo

Speakers

Mariana Conti CraveiroConti Craveiro Advocacia, Sao Paulo
José Augusto Fontoura CostaProfessor at FDUSP, Sao Paulo
José Miguel JúdicePLMJ – Sociedade de Advogados, Lisbon
Sofia Ribeiro MendesRibeiro Mendes Advogados, Lisbon
Elisa Schmidlin CruzLawyer, Professor, Consultor, Curitiba
Fabiane VerçosaCarvalho, Machado Timm Advogados Associados, Rio de Janeiro

Logistical notes

Venue

Universidade Positivo

Unidade Praça Santos Andrade – Rua XV de Novembro, 950 – Centro, Curitiba – PR, Brazil.

Registration

For more information, please contact:

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer

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