26Feb 18

Prague Arbitration Day 2018

Prague, Czech Republic, • English

A unique one-day conference focusing on international commercial arbitration trends within the CEE region. This inaugural event is brought to you by the ICC Czech Republic with the support of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.


This Conference will consist of four blocks discussing following topics:

  • Speed and Efficiency of Arbitration;
  • Third Party Funding;
  • Enforcement of Interim Measures imposed by tribunals in the CEE Region;
  • Importance of choosing the right place of arbitration.

It is a great opportunity to share experience and trends in international commercial arbitration among professionals from the CEE region and to establish a wide platform for networking.

Who should attend? Participants mostly from the CEE region (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary): in-house counsels, lawyers (legal counsels), arbitrators, representatives of national and international chambers (banking, insurance, etc.)


 Registration / small breakfast9:00 – 9:30
Opening words by organizers9:30 – 9:45
Keynote speechŽiva Filipič, Managing Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

9:45 – 10:00

Block 1Speed and Efficiency of Arbitration

10:00 – 11:15

Coffee break11:15 – 11:45
Block 2Third Party Funding (TPF) – its Use and Need in International Commercial Arbitration in the CEE Region

11:45 – 13:00

Lunch break13:00 – 14:30
Block 3Enforcement of Interim Measures imposed by Tribunals in the CEE Region, world-wide comparison

14:30 – 15:45

Coffee break15:45 – 16:15
Block 4Importance of Choosing the Right Place of Arbitration

16:15 – 17:30

Evening cocktailFrom 18:00

(Held at the hotel BOSCOLO PRAGUE)


Dr. Jalal El AhdabPartner at Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent, France
Ms. Laurence BurgerPartner at Landolt & Koch, Switzerland
Ms. Ziva FilipicManaging Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France
Mr. Simon GreenbergPartner at Clifford Chance, France
Dr. Vit HoracekPartner at Legalité, Alternate Member of ICC International Court of Arbitration, Czech Republic
Mr. Adrian Hughes QCBarrister and Arbitrator at 39 Essex Chambers, United Kingdom
Dr. Inga KacevskaPartner at Inga Kacevska Law Office, Latvia
Ms. Eva KalninaCounsel at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland
Dr. Rafal KosPartner at Kubas Kos Galkowski, Poland
Mr. Iain McKennyManaging Director at Vannin Capital, United Kingdom
Mr. Piotr NowaczykInternational Independent Arbitrator & Mediator, Poland
Mr. Robert PavluSenior Associate at Allen&Overy, Czech Republic
Dr. Marek ProchazkaPartner at PRK Partners Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Milos OlikPartner at ROWAN LEGAL, Chairman of the Commission on International Arbitration of the ICC Czech Republic
Ms. Erica SteinPartner at Dechert LLP, Belgium / France
Dr. Martin SvatosMediator & Arbitrator, Chairman of the Working group of the ICC Czech Republic for mediation, Czech Republic
Moderator / host of the day:

Mr. Michal Cap

Senior Associate at ROWAN LEGAL, Member of the Commission on International Arbitration of the ICC Czech Republic

Logistical notes

Venue: hotel BOSCOLO PRAGUE, Senovazne namesti 13/991, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Accommodation: hotel BOSCOLO PRAGUE, Senovazne namesti 13/991, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic. For reservations, contact the hotel directly at 00 420 224 593 818 or reservation@prague.boscolo.com. Refer to the ICC event (group code RW8RW8A) to receive a special rate


To register, please click here.

Contact us

  • Tereza Brandejska
  • +420 257 217 744
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