KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2011: Think Big!

17-18 November 2011

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Two-day conference

organized by Ukrainian Bar Association

November 17-18, 2011 is the only time in a year when dispute resolution practitioners come together internationally in the one place to discuss problems and perspectives of international arbitration in Ukraine and CIS countries. Being the only event of its kind in Ukraine, Kiev Arbitration Days 2011 provides a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with world-class international arbitration practitioners, share experience and receive valuable information.

“KIЕV ARBITRATION DAYS 2011” : Think Big!

November 17 - 18, 2011

Kyiv, Ukraine

Radisson BLU Hotel
(22 Yaroslaviv Val)

REGISTRATION FORM

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PROGRAMME

Program Coordinator - Irina Nazarova, Managing partner, Engarde

DAY 1. 17 November

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

08:00 - 09:00 Registration / Coffee

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome addresses

FIRST SESSION

09:30 – 11:30 

INTEGRITY OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

Moderator:

Wolfgang Hahnkamper, Neudorfer Rechtsanwälte, President of the Austrian Arbitration Association, Austria   

Speakers:

Paweł Pietkiewicz, White & Case LLP, Poland 

Sir Brian Neill, 20 Essex Street, UK

Matthew Weiniger, Herbert Smith LLP, UK

Erhard Böhm, Baier Boehm Rechtsanwälte, Austria

Irina Nazarova, EnGarde Attorneys at Law, Ukraine

Discussed topics:

  • The changing role of state courts in arbitral proceedings
  • The enforcement of an arbitration clause;
  • Freezing orders;
  • Confidentiality and its limits (actions of state/state bodies/officials versus confidentiality in arbitration)

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break

SECOND SESSION

 12:00 – 13:00

COSTS AND DAMAGES IN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION 

Moderator:

Galina Zukova, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France

 Speakers:

 Maciej Jamka, K&L Gates LLP, Poland

 Joseph Tirado, Norton Rose LLP, UK

 Markian Malskyy, Arzinger, Ukraine

 Gisela Knuts,  Roschier, Finland

 Galina Zukova, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France

Discussed topics:

  • Contemporary methods of damages evaluation in international arbitration;
  • Third party funding & ATE (after the event) insurance of cost risk;
  • Awards on costs;
  • Best practices in cost Management.

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch 

THIRD SESSION

14:30 – 16:00

EVIDENCE: FAULTLINES AND CONTROVERSY

 Moderator:

 Sylwester Pieckowski, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Poland

 Speakers:

 Bartosz Krużewski, Clifford Chance, Poland

 Gene M. Burd, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, USA

 Per Runeland, SJ Berwin LLP, UK

 Tatyana V. Slipachuk, Sayenko Kharenko, Ukraine

 Anne K. Hoffmann, Python & Peter, Switzerland

 Discussed topics:  

  • Expert witness v. tribunal appointed expert (a confrontation between two representatives of opposing views);
  • Cross-examination in international arbitration;
  • Minimalist position on document production;
  • Maximalist position on document production;
  • Evidence in arbitration: practical overview.

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

SPECIAL GUEST  

16:30 - 17:00  

Presentation of Gonzalo Flores - Senior Counsel of ICSID

ICSID or Non-ICSID Treaty Arbitration - What if you have a choice?

FOURTH SESSION

17:00 – 18:30

ETHICAL AND OTHER HAZARDS

 Moderator:

 Oleksiy Filatov, Vasil Kisil & Partners, Ukraine

 Speakers:

 Johan Sidklev, Setterwalls, Sweden

 Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Ukraine

 Bo G. H. Nilsson, Lindahl, Sweden

 Allan Z. Litovsky, Greenberg Trauring LLP, USA

 Discussed topics:

  • Challenge to arbitrators under Swedish law in light of the IBA Guidelines on Conflict of Interest;
  • Challenges of arbitrators – in the mirror of the case law of tribunals, institutions and courts;
  • Arbitrators’ liability & insurance;
  • Ethical issues of counsel, parties and witnesses in international arbitration.

19:00 - 21:00 Gala dinner (Chocolate house, 17/2 Shovkovychna)

DAY 2. 18 November

 INVESTMENT ARBITRATION

08:00 - 09:00 Registration / Coffee

FIRST SESSION

 09:00 – 10:30

COMPREHENSIVE PROTECTION OF INVESTMENT – MANAGING RISKS

 Moderator:

 Mathias Wolkewitz, Wintershall Holding GmbH, Germany

 Speakers:

 Mathias Wolkewitz, Wintershall Holding GmbH, Germany

 Michael Nolan, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, USA

 Alexander Rahr, Berthold Beitz Center at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Germany

 Louis Habib-Deloncle, Garant Versicherungs AG, Austria

 Discussed topics:

  • Legal Due Diligence for Investments
  • Structuring of Investments and Tax Planning
  • Managing Risks in the Light of Political Developments
  • Insuring Political Risks

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

SECOND SESSION

 11:00 – 12:30

MANAGING PROBLEMS – SOLVING DISPUTES

 Moderator:

 Lisa Richman, K&L Gates  LLP, USA

 Speakers:

 Bruno D.Leurent, Folley Hoag LLP, France

 Luminita Popa, Musat & Asociatii, Romania

 Dmitri Evseev, Arnold & Porter LLP, UK

 Discussed topics:

  • Contracting with the State - Common Pitfalls;
  • Restructuring an Investment - What you should and should not do;
  • Negotiating Successfully. Mediation, Conciliation - Non-binding and ineffective?

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

THIRD SESSION 

 14:00 – 15:30

TREATY ARBITRATION – THE BEST BIT ARBITRATION. IS ONE THAT DOESN’T TAKE PLACE. BUT WHAT IF IT DOES?

 Moderator:

 Kaj Hober, Mannheimer Swartling, Sweden

 Speakers:

 Prof. Christoph Schreuer, Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte, University of Vienna, Austria

 Annette Magnusson, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Sweden

 Sergei Voitovich, Grischenko & Partners, Ukraine

 Discussed topics:

  • Settlement v. Unfavorable Award;
  • MFN and Dispute Settlement;
  • The SCC experience of investment treaty arbitration.

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

FOURTH SESSION

 16:00 – 17:30

ENFORCEMENT AND EXECUTION OF AWARDS – THE TEST OF THE PUDDING

 Moderator:

 Sabine Konrad, K&L Gates LLP, Germany

 Speakers:

 Sabine Konrad, K&L Gates LLP, Germany

 Sergiy Gryshko, CMS Cameron McKenna LLC, Ukraine

 Joachim Steffens, German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Germany

 Discussed topics:

  • Sovereign Immunity from Execution - Do we need a sea change?
  • State-Entities and Veil Piercing - Seek or hide the assets?;
  • Home State and Insurers - How they can help you (or not).

17:30 - 18:00 Closing remarks

 

For further information please contact our web site at www.uba.ua. Should you wish to register for attendance, please feel free to contact us via email conference@uba.ua or phone +38 (044) 492-88-48. Contact person is Iya Savchenko.

Participation is open to all dispute resolution practitioners, law researchers and anyone interested in international arbitration for a descent fee.

 

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