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HIAC – Harvard International Arbitration Conference
April 10, 2015 @ 11:30 - 19:30Free
As our major event, we are organizing the Harvard International Arbitration Conference (HIAC), which will be an annual event that will gather students, practitioners and scholars interested in international arbitration to discuss current topics.
Our 2015 conference will be on the “Intersections between Commercial and Investment Arbitration”.
Date: April 10th, 2015
Location: Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School
11:30 – 12:00 Registration
12:00 – 12:15 Welcome and Introduction
Mark Wu, Assistant Professor at Harvard Law School
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch Keynote:
Zachary Douglas QC, Professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Matrix Chambers, London
13:00 – 14:30 Panel 1 – Differences and Similarities in Arbitration Regimes: Implications for Commercial and Investment Arbitration
Daniel E. González , Hogan Lovells, Partner, Miami
Grant Hanessian, Baker & McKenzie, Partner, New York
William Park, Professor at Boston University
14:50 – 16:20 Panel 2 – Illegality Issues in Investment and Commercial Arbitration
Oliver J. Armas, Hogan Lovells, Partner, New York
Mark Beckett, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Partner, New York
Fernando Mantilla-Serrano, Latham & Watkins LLP, Partner, Paris
16:40 – 18:10 Panel 3 – Alternative Means of Enforcement: Enforcing Commercial Arbitration Awards through Investment Arbitration
Rocio Digon, International Chamber of Commerce
James Hosking , Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, Partner, New York
Brian King, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Partner, New York
Ian A. Laird, Crowell Moring, Partner, Washington D.C.
18:10 – 18:20 Closing Remarks
18:20 – 19:30 Cocktail Reception
The event is open to the public. Please register here.
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