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KYIV ARBITRATION DAYS 2018: THINK BIG!

14 September

09:00-18:00

We kindly invite you to participate in KYIV ARBITRATION DAYS 2018: Think Big! which will take place in a new format on 14 September 2018 in FAIRMONT GRAND HOTEL KYIV (1 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street, Kyiv, Ukraine). The conference is conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

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

08:30–9:00

Registration / Coffee

09:00–9:10

Welcome addresses

9:10–10:30

Session 1: Anything taken for granted?

 

Moderator:
Michael Ostrove
, Partner at DLA Piper (France)

 

Speakers:
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Ivan Lishchyna, Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine
Georgios Petrochilos, Partner at Three Crowns (France)

 

Discussed topics:
Document production (including government parties): The good or the evil?
Arbitrators and the criminal: Hitch up one’s knickers or hands off forever?
The “public interest” in transparency: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

10:30–11:00

Coffee break

11:00–12:20

Session 2: Threatened effectiveness

 

Moderator:

Yaroslav Tekliuk, Director of Legal Department at NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine

 

Speakers:

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Discussed topics:

Withstanding or surviving the abuse of criminal proceedings

Enforcement of ethics: Overeager regulators?

A winner with empty hands: asset tracing, when and how?

12:20–13:20

Lunch

13:20–13:50

Key Note Address : Corruption issues in international arbitration

Speaker:

Emmanuel Gaillard, Partner at Shearman Sterling LLP (France)

 

13:50–14:20

Special Presentation: The recent reform of Ukrainian arbitration law

 

Speaker:

Oleksiy Filatov, Deputy Head at the ‎Administration of the President of Ukraine

 

14:20–14:50

Coffee break

14:50–16:10

Session 3: The science or fiction of legal technology – time to adjust?

 

Moderator:

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Speakers:

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Discussed topics:

Blockchain contracts, arbitration agreements, and procedure

Kasparov v Deep Blue: A new frontier for counsel and arbitrators?

Deep Blue and the sunny side: predictability of results?

16:10–16:40

Session 4: Amendment of ICSID's Rules and Regulations

16:40–18:00

Moderator:

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Speakers:

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Discussed topics:

The session will examine the different perspectives of States, investors, counsel, and arbitrators.

 

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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