2018 Program


Investment Protection in the 21st Century
Juan Fernández-Armesto
Partner at Armesto & Asociado


Revisiting the Alabama Arbitration: The Use and Abuse of History
William W. Park
Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law


Commercial Arbitration: Pros and Cons of Recent Developments in International Arbitration 
Andrea Giardina
Emeritus Professor of International Law at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and Independent Arbitrator and Counsel. 


  • International arbitration facing economic sanctions
    Mathias Audit
    Professor of Law at the University of Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
  • Urgency and Arbitration / Arbitration and other ADR: the possible interactions
    Olivier Caprasse
    Professor of Law at the University of Liège (ULg) and Brussels (ULB)
  • How to choose the applicable law in arbitration?
    Giuditta Cordero-Moss
    Professor Dr.juris  at the Department of Private Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo – PhD (Moscow)
  • Perspectives on Arbitrability
    Fabien Gélinas
    Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, McGill University
  • International Investment Law in Africa
    Makane Moïse Mbengue
    Associate Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and Affiliated Professor at Sciences Po Paris (School of Law)
  • International Arbitration – CISG and UNIDROIT – Principles
    Ingeborg Schwenzer
    Dean of Swiss International Law School and Professor emerita of Private Law at the
    University of Basel/Switzerland


  • Workshop – ICSID Arbitration Practice
    Jara Minguez Almeida
    Legal Counsel
  • Workshop – PCA Arbitration Practice
    Brooks W. Daly
    Deputy Secretary-General and Principal Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of
  • Workshop – ICC Arbitration Practice
    Alexander G. Fessas
    Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Special Seminar on Quantum
    James Nicholson and Juliette Fortin
    Senior Managing Director FTI
  • Workshop – HKIAC Arbitration Practice
    Sarah Grimmer
    Secretary-General, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Special Seminar – Presentation of the UNCITRAL Secretariat Guide on the New York
    Convention and the newyorkconvention1958.org website
    Benjamin Siino (to be confirmed)
    Counsel, Shearman & Sterling