XI BELGRADE ARBITRATION CONFERENCE

 

WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE ORGANIZERS

13:00 / 13:30

I PANEL – ARBITRATORS – FRIENDS OR FOES?

– POWERS, DUTIES, PERSONALITIES –

13:30 – 15:15

Chair:

Milan Lazić

Karanović/Partners
/SERBIA
 
Daniela Karollus-Bruner CMS
/AUSTRIA
A perfect arbitrator?
Dr. Markus Schifferl zeiler.partners
/AUSTRIA
Is it time to change the appointment process for co-arbitrators?
Andrey Panov

 

Norton Rose Fulbright
/RUSSIA
Arbitrators role in facilitating settlements
Marija Šćekić Wilmerhale
/UK
Arbitrator’s power to adapt the contract price
Dr. Friedrich Rosenfeld Hanefeld  Rechtsanwälte /GERMANY Arbitrator’s powers to reconsider and revise decisions 

Discussion

II PANEL – TAKING OF EVIDENCE IN ARBITRATION

– WAR STORIES, CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES –

15:45-17:45

Chair:

Dr. Tijana Kojović

BDK Advokati
/SERBIA
 
Dr. Andreas Lienhard Pestalozzi
/SWITZERLAND
Drafting of witness statements in international arbitration
Aleksandra Petrović,

Ljubinko Atanasov

Deloitte
/SERBIA
Building and delivering expert report in international arbitration

 

Dr. Florian Haugeneder KNOETZL
/AUSTRIA
Expert evidence – how to handle party-appointed and tribunal-appointed experts
Victoria Pernt Schoenherr
/AUSTRIA
Evidence – does it pay off to play dirty?
Milica Savić Karanović/Partners
/SERBIA
Confidentiality objection to document production/admissibility of evidence
Valentine Chessa CastaldiPartners
/FRANCE
Legal privilege in the context of taking of evidence: sword or shield?

Discussion

III PANEL – APPLICABLE LAW IN ARBITRATION

– SUBSTANCE, PROCEDURE AND SOFT LAW –

18:15 – 20:00

Chair:

Jelena Bezarević Pajić

Moravčević, Vojnović & Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr
/SERBIA
   
Micha Bühler Walderwyss
/SWITZERLAND
Iura novit arbiter – the arbitrator’s power and duty to establish the law
Dr. Johannes Landbrecht GABRIEL Arbitration
/SWITZERLAND
Law applicable to arbitration agreement
Yoanna Schuch Wilmerhale
/UK
When Corruption Crosses Borders – How to Determine the Applicable Law? 
Fredrik Ringquist Mannheimer Swartling
/RUSSIA
Soft law in arbitration
Charles Blamire-Brown Pinsent Masons LLP
/UK
Interplay between applicable law, DABs and arbitration in the context of FIDIC contracts

Discussion

OPENING OF XII BELGRADE OPEN PRE-MOOT FOLLOWED BY COCKTAIL