2015 Program


Abuse of Process in International Arbitration.
Emmanuel Gaillard
Professor of Law, Sciences Po Law School; Founder and Head of Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice.


Mitsubishi Motors Corp v Soler Chrysler-Plymouth (1985): Arbitration and the Public Interest
Toby Landau QC
Barrister and Arbitrator, Essex Court Chambers; Visiting Professor, Kings College London.


Investor-State Arbitration as Global Governance
Donald Francis Donovan
Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University; Co-head of the International Disputes Group, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


  • Annulment and Execution of Awards under the ICSID and non-ICSID Arbitration Rules
    Piero Bernardini
    Professor of International Arbitration, LUISS University-Rome (1982-2006); Of Counsel, Ughi e Nunziante law firm.
  • The arbitration agreement
    Ercüment Erdem
    Professor of Commercial Law, Galatasaray University (Istanbul); Partner, Erdem & Erdem
  • Arbitration and due process*
    Dominique Hascher Judge, French Court of Cassation ; Adjunct Professor of Law, University Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • The main problems in investor-state arbitration
    Georges Kahale III
    Chairman, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
  • The notion of international arbitration in Arab countries*
    Ali Mezghani
    Professor of Law, University of Tunis II; Professor of Law, University of Paris I
  • Party autonomy and post-award review at the enforcement and annulment stage
    Maxi Scherer
    Senior Lecturer, School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London, Global Professor at NYU Law School – PhD from la Sorbonne


  • Workshop ­­– ICC Arbitration Practice
    José Ricardo Feris Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Workshop ­­– ICSID Arbitration Practice
    Lindsay Gastrell
    Legal Counsel, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
  • Workshop – PCA Arbitration Practice
    Brooks W. Daly Deputy Secretary-General and Principal Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • Workshop ­­– LCIA Arbitration Practice
    Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof Director General, London Court of International Arbitration
  • Special Seminar – Basic valuation concepts applicable to international arbitration
    Jean-Luc Guitera Partner, Head of Forensic, KPMG