16Aug 18

ICC YAF: Under 40 International Arbitration Day

Sao Paulo, Brazil, • English and Portuguese

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), ICDR Young & International and the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) are organizing a conference to gather young arbitrators under 40 from all arbitral groups based in Brazil.

Description

This conference will feature a roundtable on practical aspects of the arbitration proceedings, arbitration strategies and conduction of hearings  and focus on topics such as:

– a career in arbitration;

– whether a young attorney should get specialized on substantive or procedural matters

– if a LL.M. program abroad is always the best option

– whether experience as a junior attorney is better than having worked in an arbitration institution, among others.

Who should attend?

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

Programme

18:30 – 19:00Participants registration
19:00 – 19:15Welcoming remarks
19:15 – 20:15Panel on “A career in Arbitration”

·         Whether or not a young attorney should focus on get specialized on substantive or procedural matters

·         If a LL.M program abroad is always the best option

·         Whether experience as a junior attorney is better than having worked in an arbitration institution

20:15 – 21:15Panel on “Advocacy in Arbitration Proceedings”

·         Roundtable on practical aspects of the arbitration proceedings, arbitration strategies and conduction of hearings.

21:15 – 21:30Keynote Speech
21:30 – 21:45Conclusions and closing remarks
21:45Cocktail reception

Speakers

Teresa Arruda AlvimArruda Alvim, Aragão, Lins & Sato (Curitiba)
Caio CampelloManassero Campello (Sao Paulo)
Eliane CarvalhoAlternate Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Brazil; Machado Meyer (Sao Paulo)
Rodrigo de Oliveira FrancoYoung ICDR Representative for Brazil; Arruda Alvim, Aragão, Lins & Sato (Curitiba)
Cláudio FinkelsteinLaw Professor at the Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Sao Paulo; Finkelstein Advogados (Sao Paulo)
Rodrigo GabardoICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Lee Taube Gabardo (Curitiba)
Mauricio Gomm SantosGST LLP (Miami)
Eduardo Damião GonçalvesVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. E. Quiroga Advogados (Sao Paulo)
Francisco MüssnichBMA (Rio de Janeiro)
Gustavo Scheffer da SilveiraCounsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Sao Paulo)
Arnold WaldWald Advogados (Sao Paulo)

Logistical notes

Venue

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)
Auditório 239, R. Monte Alegre, 984 – Perdizes, São Paulo – SP, 05014-901, Brazil

Registration

For more information, please contact

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer
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