INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF 14 SEPTEMBER 2021

THE IMPACT OF COVID ON INTERNATIONAL DISPUTES

Organisation: Professor Steven G. Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani

Co-organized with  Shapiro, WCL HTL Logo.jpg

PROGRAM

Hours Conferences
14.00 Welcome
14.20 The Rise and Impact of the Zoom Negotiation: Cross-Cultural Variations in Virtual Negotiations and Lessons from Covid by Professor Edoardo Agamennone, Institut d'études politiques de Paris
Discussant: Ana C. Reyes, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.
14.40 The Impact of Covid on the Legal Services Industry by Liz Roberts, General Counsel at Arbitration Place
Discussant: Dr. Elza Reymond-Eniaeva, Partner, Sedlex Avocats, Lausanne
15.00 Salient Considerations for Virtual International Arbitration Hearings in a Post-Pandemic Global Economy
by Karthik Nagarajan, Senior Associate, White & Case LLP, Washington, D.C. and James J. East, Jr., Associate at Baker Hostetler LLP, Washington, D.C.
Discussant: Michael Nolan, Arbitration Chambers, New York
15.20 Technology as a Vehicle to Enhance Arbitration: The Impact of Covid on Using Online Dispute Resolution by Aichell Alvarado, Sole Practitioner, Legal Counsel
Discussant: Constance Bonzé, Research Consultant in Private International Law, BIICL, London / PhD Student, UNIL
15.40 New Landscape of Arbitration in View of Digitalization Process by Dr. Magdalena Łągiewska, University of Gdańsk, Poland and Dr. Katherine Simpson, Simpson Dispute Resolution, Michigan
16.00 Break
16.20 Lessons Learned in Arbitration During the Pandemic
by Bjorn Arp, Fellow, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.,
Edwin Nemesio, Attorney in Mexico, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)-North America Branch and Dr. Katherine Simpson, Simpson Dispute Resolution, Michigan
16.40 An Institutional View of Online ADR by Helena Tavares Erickson, Senior Vice-President, CPR: The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Inc.
Discussant: Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar and Centre Director, Singapore International Arbitration Centre
17.00 The Impact of COVID on the Use of International Arbitration: Challenges and Opportunities of Remote Hearings by Dr. Bahar Hatami Alamdari, Senior Lecturer, St. Mary’s University, London
Discussant: Benjamin W. Graham, Associate, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.
17.20 Covid-19 and the Changes to the Arbitration Landscape: Making a Case to Review the Fees of Arbitral Institutions for the New Normal by Bamikole Martins Aduloju, Senior Associate, Afe Babalola & Co., Nigeria
Discussant: Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar and Centre Director, Singapore International Arbitration Centre
17.40 Discussion
18.00 End of Conference

All our events are held in compliance with the hygiene standards in force.

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Price for the Public: CHF 100.-

CEDIDAC Club Members: CHF 80.-

Special rates are charged for trainee lawyers and students on request

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