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KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: THINK BIG!

03 November

09:00-18:00

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.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Programme Coordinator - Irina Nazarova, ENGARDE Attorneys at Law

08:00–09:00 

Registration / Coffee

09:00–09:30 

Welcome addresses

09:30–11:00

FIRST SESSION

Dial 991 – I am in a hurry!

 

Moderator:

Günther Horvath, President of Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) (Austria)

Speakers:

James Castello, Partner at King & Spalding (France) 

Alexander 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?

11:00–11:30 

Coffee break

11:30–13:00

SECOND SESSION

Where is your/my evidence?

 

Moderator:

Georgios Petrochilos, Partner at  Three Crowns (France)

Speakers:

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner at EPAP (Ukraine) 

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

Pavlo Belousov, 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?

13:00–14:00 

Lunch

14:00–14:30

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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

14:30–15:00 

Coffee break

15:00–16:30

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, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek (Germany)

Jennifer Younan, Partner at Shearman & Sterling (France)

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.

16:30–17:00 

Coffee break

17:00–18:30

FOURTH SESSION

The sky is falling – what now?

 

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

Stanimir Alexandrov, Co-leader of International Arbitration and Partner at Sidley Austin LLP (USA) 
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) 
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?

19:00-21:00

Evening Reception

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

RECOVER PASSWORD

KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: THINK BIG!

Cost of participation

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

Do you plan to participate in Evening reception on November, 3 (free of charge for conference participants)

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
Non-member*
Students (first degree)
Academics / judges (full time)

Do you plan to participate in Evening reception on November, 3 (free of charge for conference participants)

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