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)