The 15th Geneva Global Arbitration Forum - Ahead of the Curve. December 8 - 9 2010
23 August 2010
The 15th Geneva Global Arbitration Forum - Ahead of the
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Please visit our website www.ggaf.ch for updates of the conference programme
Programme Wednesday, December 8, 2010
- 18:00 - 20:00
Cocktail reception at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues
Programme Thursday, December 9, 2010
Another way to settle disputes - can the success story of Dispute Boards be extended beyond construction to other fields?
Pierre Genton, PMG Ingénieurs-Economistes-Conseils, Lausanne
Jason Fry, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris; Paul Gelinas, Paris; Christopher Koch, Georgana & Koch, Geneva; Wolfgang Peter, Python & Peter, Geneva
- 10:30 - Coffee
Best practices for international commercial arbitrators: how far are we?
The arbitrator as a creator of value
Jacques Werner, Conference Chairman
Michael Bühler, Jones Day, Paris; Serge Lazareff, Lazareff Le Bars, Chairman, ICC Institute of World Business Law Paris; Michael McIlwrath, GE Oil and Gas, Florence; Markus Wirth, Homburger, Zurich
- 12:30 - Lunch
Arbitration as a growth industry: where will the growth come from - the BRICs and other emerging economies? Is it a case for supply-side economics?
Todd Weiler, Toronto
Jil Ahdab, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Paris; Leonardo Giacchino, Solution Economics, Washington DC; Maurice Mendelson QC, Blackstone Chambers, London; Chitra Radhakishun, Manager, UNCTAD Project on Dispute Settlement in International Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property, Geneva
- 15:30 - Coffee
Preventing a backlash against investment arbitration: could the WTO be the solution?
Petros C. Mavroidis, University of Neuchâtel, Columbia University New York
Charles C. Adams, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Geneva; Christoph Schreuer, Wolf Theiss, Vienna; Guiguo Wang, Dean, City University of Hong Kong Law School
- The Conference will end at 17:30
Jacques Werner will be the Chairman of the Conference
Dates and Venue:
Wednesday, December 8 and Thursday, December 9, 2010
Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues - 33, Quai des Bergues - 1201 Geneva - Switzerland
CHF 900 / US$ 860 / Euro 690. This includes cocktail reception and lunch.
The proceedings will be in English.
The number of participants is limited and registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
The registration form can found at www.ggaf.ch
The Forum is sponsored by:
- The Journal of World Investment & Trade
- The Geneva Post Quarterly
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