Practical Issues of International Arbitration and in Particular ICC Arbitration

Reykjavík, Iceland, • English

This Round table is the second of two events co-organized by the ICC International Court of Arbitration on international arbitration as an effective tool for international commercial dispute resolution.


The round table will be preceded by the Conference on Effective Dispute Resolution for International Business Transactions on 7 September 2017.

Who should attend?

Practitioners in international law, international commerce, and commercial law; judges; practitioners in dispute resolutions; a wide range of representatives active in commercial practice who are interested in international transactions; financial sector specialists.


09:00 – 10:45Drafting and Content of Arbitration Clauses

Impact of an Arbitration Clause on the Conduct of Arbitration

11:00 – 12:45Conduct of Arbitration


Dr Anton BaierFounding Partner, Baier, Vienna
Prof Dr Alexander J BělohlávekManaging Partner, Belohlavek Law Offices, Prague
Garðar Víðir GunnarssonPartner, LEX Law Offices, Reykjavik
Hjördis Birna HjartardóttirDeputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Przemysław P KrzywoszManaging Partner, Przemko, Warsaw
Hafliði Kristján LárussonPartner, Fjeldsted & Blöndal, Reykjavik
Christopher NewmarkPartner, Spenser Underhill Newmark, London; Chairman, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
Piotr NowaczykIndependent Arbitrator, Warsaw
Friederike SchäferCounsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration Paris
Niels SchiersingIndependent Arbitrator, Copenhagen
Prof Patrick ThieffryIndependent Arbitrator, Paris
Dr Herman VerbistAttorney at law, Ghent and Brussels
Rabab YasseenPartner, Mentha Avocats, Geneva, Switzerland
Associate Professor Eiríkur Elís ÞorlákssonAssistant Professor, Reykjavik University, Reykjavik

Logistical notes


Iceland Chamber of Commerce – Viðskiptaráð Íslands

Borgartún 35, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland


Every participant is expected to arrange his/her own transport and accommodation. Hotels HILTON NORDICA and Hotel GRAND are recommended.

For more information, contact

  • Vedis Hervor Arnadóttir
  • +354 5107100
  • Iceland Chamber of Commerce
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