Online Conference “Arbitration on the Eve of the New Era”

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Online Conference “Arbitration on the Eve of the New Era”

On 15 May 2020 Russian Arbitration Center is going to hold the first online conference “Arbitration on the Eve of the New Era” that addresses the hottest issues concerning procedural issues of online arbitration and functioning of the arbitration institutions around the world during the current pandemic seizure.


13:30 – 15:10. Session “Procedural Issues of Online Arbitration”

Moderator – Mohamed Abdel Wahab (Founding Partner, Zulficar&Partners)

Andrey Panov (Counsel, «Allen&Overy»)
“What to Do If Virtual Hearing is Not an Option?”

Alexander Grebelsky (Managing Partner, Grebelsky&Partners)
“Due Process and Online Arbitration: Is It Compatible?”

Roman Khodykin (Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner)
“Presenting Evidence in Online Arbitration”

Dame Elizabeth Gloster (International commercial arbitrator, One Essex Court)
“Virtual Hearings and Cross-Examination”

Kathleen Paisley (Counsel, Ambos Lawyers)
“Cybersecurity and Online Arbitration”

15:15 – 16:55. Session “Arbitral Institutions: Challenges and Changes”

Moderator – Andrey Gorlenko (President of the Board, RAC)

Speakers – Gary Born (President, SIAC), Kevin Nash (Deputy Registar & Centre Director, SIAC), Sarah Grimmer (Secretary-General, HKIAC), Miroslava Schierholz (Assistant Vice President of International Centre for Dispute Resolution, AAA), Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof (Director General, LCIA), Patricia Shaughnessy (Former Vice Chairperson, SCC).

17:00 – 18:00. Special Discussion “Force Majeure and Hardship in the Age of Corona”

Speakers – Klaus-Peter Berger (Chairholder Professor, University of Cologne), Andrey Shirvindt (Associate Professor, MSU).