08Mar 18

ICC YAF: Preparing the Willem C. Vis Moot: Arbitration and CISG

Curitiba, Brazil, • English and Portuguese

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference at the occasion of the Willem C. Vis Moot on arbitral proceedings and interpretation of contracts under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

Description

The Latin American Chapter of ICC YAF is organizing a conference that will take place in preparation to the Willem C. Vis Moot, one of the most prominent moot court competitions in the world, since it involves law students from over 300 universities as well as distinguished practitioners and professors.

This ICC YAF event will be held in both English and Portuguese and it will include debates on arbitral proceedings and interpretation of contracts under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

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

17:30-18:00Registration of Participants
18:00-18:15Welcoming Remarks
18:15-19:30Roundtable on “International Arbitration and United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods – CISG”
19:30-19:45Q & A Session
19:45-20:00Conclusions and Closing Remarks
20:00Cocktail Reception kindly sponsored by Universidade Positivo

Speakers

Fernando BredaUniversidade Positivo, Curitiba
Rodrigo GabardoICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Lee Taube Gabardo, Curitiba
Gustavo Scheffer da SilveiraCounsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Sao Paulo

Logistical notes

Venue

Universidade Positivo

Praça General Osório, 125

Centro, Curitiba – PR

Brazil

Registration

For more information, please contact:

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer