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KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: THINK BIG!

03 November

09:00-18:00
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We kindly invite you to participate in KIEV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: Think Big! which will take place on 3 November 2017 in Radisson Blu Hotel (22, Yaroslaviv Val str.), Kiev, Ukraine. The conference is conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

The KAD 2017 will bring together world-class dispute resolution practitioners and prominent arbitration experts to discuss problems and perspectives of international arbitration. The programme coordinator of the conference is Irina Nazarova, Chief of the ADR Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association, managing partner at ENGARDE Attorneys at Law.

The conference will provide a perfect opportunity for leading international arbitration experts to meet with their European and Ukrainian peers and will create new and promising possibilities of future cooperation.

PROGRAMME

Programme Coordinator - Irina Nazarova, ENGARDE Attorneys at Law

08:30–09:00 

Registration / Coffee

09:00–09:20 

Welcome addresses

Irina Nazarova, Conference Programme Coordinator, Managing Partner at ENGARDE Attorneys at Law

Oleksiy Filatov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine 
Andriy Stelmashchuk,
President of the Ukrainian Bar Association

09:20–10:45

FIRST SESSION

Dial 911 – I am in a hurry!

 

Moderator:

Olexander Martinenko, Senior Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang (Ukraine)

Speakers:

James Castello, Partner at King & Spalding (France) 

Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General at the ICC International Court of Arbitration (France) 

Boris Kasolowsky, Partner at Freshfields (Germany)

Discussed topics:

  • The emergency and its arbitrator – efficient or illusion?
  • Summary dismissals and expedited procedures – Will they do the trick?
  • Preliminary issue hearings: Saving or wasting time and cash?

10:45–11:15 

Coffee break

11:15–12:40

SECOND SESSION

Where is your/my evidence?

 

Moderator:

Scott Vesel, Partner at  Three Crowns (UK)

Speakers:

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner at EPAP Ukraine 

Carita Wallgren-Lindholm, Partner at Lindholm Wallgren Attorneys (Finland)

Pavlo Byelousov, Counsel at Aequo (Ukraine) 

Discussed topics:

  • Your witness, please! How not to mess up cross-examination
  • Disclosure and how not to put your cards on the table
  • Lost in confidentiality – How much can you keep under the carpet?

12:40–13:40 

Lunch

13:40–14:10

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Prof. Dr. Nikos Lavranos,  Secretary General at the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) (Belgium)

"The New Frontier: investment treaty disputes in times of war and annexations"

14:10–14:40

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Maksym Kodunov, Head of Department of representation of state interests in foreign jurisdictional bodies of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
"Common mistakes negotiating BITs, and how to undo them: the perspective of a state"

14:40–15:10 

Coffee break

15:10–16:35

THIRD SESSION

Alternative funding redux

 

Moderator:

Simon Bushell, Partner at Signature Litigation (UK)

Speakers:

Christian Stuerwald, Head of Case Assesment at Calunius Capital (UK)

Wolfgang Kühn, Senior Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek (Germany)
Leon Kopecky, Counsel at Schoenherr (Austria)

 

Discussed topics:

  • Alternative funding – a new form of cash flow management for States and large corporations.
  • Full recovery of alternative funding costs – to be or not to be?
  • Constraints and ethics: pathways for regulating (and restricting?) alternative funding.

16:35–17:05 

Coffee break

17:05–18:30

FOURTH SESSION

The sky is falling – what now?

 

Moderator:

Sabine Konrad, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery (Germany)

Speakers:

Prof. Yarik Kryvoi, Senior Research Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) (UK) 

Jennifer Younan, Partner at Shearman & Sterling (France)
Sabine Konrad, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery (Germany)

Discussed topics:

  • Brexit
  • Trump
  • Permanent Investment Court – what is their impact on the state and future of ISDS?

18:30-18:40

Closing Remarks 
Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, 
Partner at EPAP Ukraine

18:40-21:00

Evening Reception

For more information about the event please contact Iya Savchenko via email conference@uba.ua or phone +38 044 492 88 48.

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KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: THINK BIG!

Cost of participation

Date of payment: Before 29 September Before 2 November On the Conference
UBA member UAH 3500
Non-member* UAH 3900
Students (first degree) UAH 2800
Academics / judges (full time) UAH 3100

Payment methods

* Join the UBA today and you'll be able to pay part of the conference at a reduced rate provided for members of the UBA. Application to join the APU can be found at www.uba.ua

KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: THINK BIG!

Cost of participation

Date of payment: Before 29 September Before 2 November On the Conference
UBA member UAH 3500
Non-member* UAH 3900
Students (first degree) UAH 2800
Academics / judges (full time) UAH 3100

Payment methods

* Join the UBA today and you'll be able to pay part of the conference at a reduced rate provided for members of the UBA. Application to join the APU can be found at www.uba.ua