ICC YAF : Using a Mock Arbitration to Improve your Case

Los Angeles, United States, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum ( ICC YAF) is organizing an event in Los Angeles. The conference, generously sponsored by Latham & Watkins LLP will take place on 1 November.


The conference will focus on an interactive program on mock arbitrations. Presenters will walk through the process of a mock arbitration and will discuss how to plan for, conduct, and incorporate the lessons of a mock arbitration to improve your case.

The ICC YAF event will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


6:00-7:00 Registration & cocktail reception

7:00-7:10 Opening Remark

Soeun (Nikole) Lee, Deputy Director, ICC International Court of Arbitration, New York

7:10-8:45 Panel discussion

Topics will include timing for scheduling a mock arbitration within the overall timetable of your case ; selection of mock arbitrators ; scope, content, and structure of the mock arbitration; preparation of arguments and documentary evidence ; and strategy for conducting post-mock interviews and addressing mock arbitrator feedback


Eric Chang
Principal, Chang Law, Los Angeles

Jeffrey Dasteel
Lecturer in Law, UCLA, Los Angeles

M. Alexia dePottere-Smith
Associate, Covington & Burling, San Francisco

Peter Durning
Associate, Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles

Amy Endicott
Associate, Arnold & Porter, San Francisco

Nathan O’Malley
Partner, Gibbs Giden, Los Angeles

Logistial notes

Latham & Watkins LLP (Century City Office)
10250 Constellation Blvd, #1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Registration Fee

The conference is free. However, registration is compulsory.

To register, please click here

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