Workshop on ICC Arbitration Proceedings

San Jose, Costa Rica, • Spanish

This workshop, hosted by ICC Costa Rica and Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA) will focus on the terms of reference, case management conference, bifurcation of the arbitration proceeding and other incidents.


The workshop will explain in depth the preparation of the Terms of Reference (TOR), how to conduct the Case Management Conference and prepare the Procedural Timetable, precautionary measures and other advocacy tips.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution practitioners, academics, business, public sector, civil society, and professionals interested in keeping up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Latin America and the Caribbean.


17 October 2017
08:00-08:40Registration of Participants
08:40-09:00Welcoming Remarks
09:00-10:30First panel: Terms of Reference, Case Management Conference, Procedural Order No. 1 and Procedural Timetable.
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-12:30Group Work
12:30-13:00Plenary session
13:00-14:30Lunch Break
14:30-15:30Second panel: Precautionary Measures and Security for Costs
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-17:00Group Work
17:00-17:30Plenary session
17:30-17:45Thoughts of the day and closing remarks
18 October 2017
8:30-10:00Third panel: Challenges against the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal and advocacy tips
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-12:30Group work to prepare for the jurisdiction audience
12:30-14:00Lunch Break
14:00-15:30Simulation of a jurisdiction audience
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-17:30Plenary session: arbitral awards on jurisdiction
17:30-17:45Thoughts of the day and closing remarks


Jorge Manuel ChacónPresident of the Arbitration Commission of Arbitration of ICC Costa Rica; CJA Abogados (San José)
Roy de Jesús HerreraPresident of ICC Costa Rica; Muñoz Global (San Jose)
Carlos de los SantosGarrigues (Madrid)
Elena Gutiérrez García de CortázarInternational Arbitration Lawyer and Independent Arbitrator (París)
Dyalá JiménezCo-Editor-in-Chief of the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin; DJ Arbitraje (San José)
Deva VillanúaArmesto & Asociados (Madrid)

Logistical notes


Hotel Double Tree by Hilton Cariari, Pan American Highway, Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica

To reserve with a preferential rate please contact: SJODT_Reservas@hilton.com

Contact us

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer