Arbitration in a Complex World:

Challenges and Perspectives of Modern International Arbitration

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Harvard Law School

Timetable

8:30-9:00 Registration/Breakfast
9:00-9:10 Opening
9:10-9:35 Keynote Remark by Ms. Teresa Giovannini (LALIVE, Founding Partner)
9:50-11:05 In-House Counsel’s Perspective on International Arbitration Panel
11:20-12:35 State Representative’s View on Arbitration Panel
12:35-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:30 Keynote Remark by Mr. Bernard Hanotiau (Hanotiau & van den Berg, Founding Partner)
2:45-4:00 New Generation of Investment Dispute Settlement Panel
4:15-5:30 Strategies to Improve Cross-Cultural Advocacy Panel
5:30-5:40 Closing Remarks by Ms. Claudia Salomon (Latham & Watkins, Partner)
6:00-8:00 Reception at the HLS Pub


Please note the timetable is subject to change.

Keynote Speakers

In-House Counsel’s Perspective on International Arbitration Panel

  • Mr. Alberto Ravell (ConocoPhillips, Senior Legal Counsel)
  • Mr. Andres Romero (Chevron, Supervising Counsel)
  • Ms. Amanda Schreiber (EVP, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at ContourGlobal)
  • Mr. Roland Schroeder (General Electric Company (GE), Global Executive Litigation Counsel – Corporate)
  • Moderator: Mr. Hugh Carlson (Three Crowns, Managing Director)
  • Part of our International Arbitration Workshop

State Representative’s View on International Arbitration Panel

  • Mr. José Luis Gómara (Spain) (Spanish Treasury Secretariat, State Attorney)
  • Ms. Maryan Hassan (Somalia) (Chief Negotiator for Somalia’s Accession to the WTO)
    • Ms. Hassan’s participation is generously sponsored by the Office of the President (Somalia).
  • Mr. Matt Swinehart (USA) (International Trade and Financial Regulatory Policy at the U.S. Treasury, Senior Counsel)
  • Mr. Carlos Jose Valderrama (Peru) (Sidley Austin, Counsel)
  • Ms. Sigy Thomas Vaidhyan (India) (Ministry of Finance in the Government of India)
  • Moderator: Ms. Samantha Lord Hill (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Senior Associate)
  • Part of our International Arbitration Workshop
  • Organized in collaboration with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Strategies to Improve Cross-Cultural Advocacy Panel

New Generation of Investment Dispute Settlement Panel

Closing Remarks by Ms. Claudia Salomon (Latham & Watkins, Partner)

Please note that speakers are subject to change. For questions, please contact hialsa@mail.law.harvard.edu.