8th Harvard International Arbitration Conference

HIALSA is pleased to invite you to the 8th Harvard International Arbitration Conference — taking place virtually on March 31 – April 1. This year’s title is: “Clash of Cultures? Civil & Common law traditions in international arbitration.” This year our esteemed co-chairs are Dietmar W. PragerClaudia Annacker, and Mohamed Shelbaya.

Free registration for all audiences: https://lnkd.in/eYTQH6R5

We have one of our most ambitious programs, featuring three keynote speeches and six different panels from among the most well-regarded arbitration practitioners worldwide:

PANEL 1: “Good faith in civil and common law traditions – antagonistic doctrines?”, featuring Nigel Blackaby QCRoland Ziade, and Sarah Vasani FCIArb

PANEL 2: “Arbitrators’ powers to review contracts – hardship and force majeure in comparative perspectives”, featuring Nicole Duclos, Johannes Willheim, and Sven Volkmer

PANEL 3: “Taking of evidence in international arbitration – mix of traditions”, featuring James HoskingPatricia Saiz, and Ari MacKinnon, MCIArb

PANEL 4: “Quantification of damages in international arbitration – inherent differences between civil and common law jurisdictions?”, featuring Juliette FortinPeter Rosher, and Deva Villanúa

PANEL 5: “Interim measures in commercial and investment arbitrations – where do we stand today?”, featuring Philippe PinsolleRafael Rincón, and Isabel Fernandez de la Cuesta

PANEL 6: “Enforcement of awards and local courts – dialogue between traditions and the New York Convention”, featuring Adrián MagallanesEva Chan, and Leah Njoroge-Kibe

We are truly grateful to our most generous sponsors of this year’s Harvard International Arbitration Conference! We reiterate our thanks to our gold sponsors: White & Case LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton; our silver sponsor: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Von Wobeser; and our bronze sponsors: Chaffetz Lindsey LLPCovington & Burling LLP, and Dechert LLP.

Check out the conference brochure here for more details: 8th HIAC Brochure 2022 (FFV)

Masterclass Workshop Session 04 – Tuesday 8th March

Please join us on Tuesday, March 8 at 12.30–1.30 pm ET, for our next HIALSA Masterclass Workshop session!

“Arbitrating M&A Disputes: The New Normal After Closing?” 

We are honored to be joined by an incredible panel of instructors from Homburger AG – Dr. Stefanie Pfisterer, Dilber Devitre and Pietro Meineri. HIALSA VP Richard Allemann (LL.M. ’22) will be hosting. The event is generously sponsored by Homburger AG.

HIALSA’s Masterclass Workshop series aims to be educational, inclusive and interactive, with a chance for the audience to problem solve and be involved. We will once again award prizes to three lucky participants in the form of one-on-one mentorship sessions with one of our instructors!

Please register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3HqtTlK