29Jan 18

Soft Law and its Development by the Arbitration Committee of the IBA

Panama City, Panama, • Spanish

The ICC International Court of Arbitration and the International Bar Association (IBA) have teamed up to organize this conference focusing on the efforts of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA in international arbitration and Soft Law.



This conference will be held on the eve of the ICC Conference in Panama “ICC PANARB 2018” which will take place 30 January 2018 and will discuss the development of Soft Law by the Arbitration Committee of the IBA.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in The Americas.


8:00-8:30Registration and welcoming coffee
8:30-8:40Welcoming remarks
8:40-10:15Roundtable on the development of Soft Law by the Arbitration Committee of the IBA
10:15-10:30Closing Remarks


Alexis MourrePresident of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
Eduardo Silva RomeroCo-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA; Vice-President of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR; Dechert LLP (Paris / Bogota)
Eduardo ZuletaVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Zuleta Abogados Asociados (Bogotá)
Yves DerainsPresident of the Institute of International Trade Law of the ICC ; Derains & Gharavi International (Paris)

Logistical notes


Hotel Intercontinental Miramar, Miramar Plaza, Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Travel and accommodation


Copa Airlines

15% discount for the participant and (1) companion.

Applicable in economic or business class (24 January – 4  February  2018)

Tour code: C7626

To enjoy this discount you must reserve and buy via phone. Click here to see the list of numbers for all countries: https://www.copaair.com/en/web/us/reservation-center



Hotel Intercontinental Miramar (Venue of the conference)

  • Single King Deluxe US$ 140.00 + 10% tax
  • Double King Deluxe US$ 150 + 10% tax
  • Suites starting at US$ 360.00 + 10% tax

Hotel Le Meridien (2 minutes walking)

  • Single Room US$ 125.00 + 10% tax
  • Double Room US$ 135.00 + 10% tax

Hotel Hard Rock (15 minutes walking)

  • Single Room USD 130.00 + 10% tax
  • Double Room USD 145.00 + 10% tax

To enjoy these rates you can reserve when registering to the conference at http://iccpanarb.org/registro-y-alojamiento/ or by emailing registro@iccpanarb.org.

Contact us

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer