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Center for International Legal Studies

International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, 24 May - Sunday, 27 May 2012

Faculty Confirmation/Registration.

Presentations will encompass Case Management, Arbitrator Appointment and Disqualification, Interim Relief, Multiparty Arbitration, Iura Novit Curia, Aspects of Nationality, Choice of Seat, Disclosure, Costs, The Development of Guidelines and Other Soft Law, Mediation, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and Other Hot Topics.

The symposium starts on Thursday, 24 May with lunch. Professional sessions will run Thursday afternoon and all day Friday and Saturday; the symposium concludes with a piano concert and dinner on Saturday. General departure day is Sunday, 27 May. The working language is English.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Palace, Great Hall

Pre-Lunch Drinks

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Palace, Marble Hall

Networking Lunch

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 1. Case Management

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Panel Chair: David P. Roney, Sidley Austin LLP, Geneva, Switzerland

Bernd Ehle, LALIVE, Geneva, Switzerland

Timothy G. Nelson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, New York, United States

Simon Nesbitt, Hogan Lovells International LLP, London, England, United Kingdom

Meierhof Center

Coffee Break

2:30 - 2:45 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 2. Arbitrator Appointment and Disqualification

2:45 - 4:30 PM

Panel Chair: C. Ryan Reetz, DLA Piper US LLP, Miami, Florida, United States

Frédéric Bachand, McGill University, Faculty of Law, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Margaret L. Moses, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Robert W. Wachter, Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria

Louis B. Buchman, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, Paris, France

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 3. Interim Relief

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Panel Chair: Rolf M. Winkler, Haver & Mailänder, Stuttgart, Germany

Philippe Bärtsch, Schellenberg Wittmer, Geneva, Switzerland

Sumeet Kachwaha, Kachwaha & Partners, New Delhi, India

Marianne Roth & Claudia Reith, Faculty of Law Salzburg University, Salzburg, Austria

Palace, Great Hall

Cocktail Reception and Tour of the Palace

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Palace, Marble Hall

Opening Dinner

7:30 – 9:00 PM

Friday, 25 May 2012

Palace, Marble Hall

Breakfast

7:00 - 8:30 AM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 4. Multiparty Arbitration

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Panel Chair: John J. Tieder, Jr, Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP, McLean, Virginia, United States

Stefan Gerlach, Alpine Bau Deutschland AG, Eching, Germany

Annet van Hooft, Bird & Bird, Paris, France

S. I. Strong, HIIL/NIAS, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

Meierhof Center

Coffee Break

10:00 – 10:15 AM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 5. Iura Novit Curia

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Panel Chair: Georg Naegeli, Homburger AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Phillip Landolt, Landolt & Koch, Geneva, Switzerland

Christina Cathey Schütz, Clifford Chance CIS Limited, Moscow, Russia

Manuel Arroyo, MeyerLustenberger Lachenal, Zurich, Switzerland

Palace, Marble Hall

Networking Lunch

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 6. Choice of Seat

12:45 - 2:15 PM

Panel Chair: Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, LawFed Rubino-Sammartano & Associati, Milan, Italy

Nish Shetty, Clifford Chance, Singapore, Singapore

José Maria Abascal, Abascal, Segovia & Asociados, Mexico D.F., Mexico

Bernard Ballansat, Bugnion, Ballansat, Ehrler, Geneva, Switzerland

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 7. Disclosure

2:15 – 3:45 PM

Panel Chair: Christof Siefarth, GOERG, Cologne, Germany

Mark A. Nadeau, DLA Piper US LLP, Phoenix, Arizona, United States

John L. Watkins, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Diederik De Groot, DLA Piper Nederland N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Elena Lebakina, Gillioz Dorsaz & Associés, Geneva, Switzerland

Meierhof Center

Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:00 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 8. Costs

4:00 – 5:30 PM

Panel Chair: John B. Pinney, Graydon, Head & Ritchey LLP, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Christopher Koch, Landolt & Koch, Geneva, Switzerland

Colm Ó hOisín, Senior Counsel, Dublin, Ireland

Joseph Tirado, Norton Rose LLP, London, England, United Kingdom


Free Evening


Saturday, 26 May 2012

Palace, Marble Hall

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:30 AM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 9. The Development of Guidelines and Other Soft Law

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Panel Chair: Joachim Kuckenburg, KAB - Kuckenburg Bureth Associés, Paris, France

Stacey L. Barnes, Lewis & Barnes, Houston, Texas, United States

Philipp Wagner, Weitnauer Rechtsanwälte, Berlin, Germany

Meierhof Center

Coffee Break

10:00 – 10:15 AM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 10. Mediation

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Panel Chair: Albert Bates, Jr, Duane Morris LLP, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Federico Antich, Studio Avvocato Antich, Florence, Italy

Renate Dendorfer, Heussen, Munich, Germany

Sheryl Mintz Goski, Law Offices Sheryl Mintz Goski PA, Florham Park, New Jersey, United States

Palace, Marble Hall

Networking Lunch

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 11. Investment Treaty Arbitration

12:45 - 2:15 PM

Panel Chairs: Rostislav Pekar, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP, Prague, Czech Republic

Ieva Kalnina, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva, Switzerland

Guido Carducci, Carducci Paris-Rome, Paris, France

Mark Bravin, Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington DC, United States

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 12. Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

2:15 – 3:45 PM

Panel Chair: Michael Kotrly, Norton Rose (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Clarisse von Wunschheim, WunschARB Consulting Co., Ltd., Beijing, China
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in China

Nusrat Hassan, DH Law Associates, Mumbai, India
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in India

Katarína Chovancová, Pan European University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava, Slovakia
Enforcement Issues in Selected European Countries

Meierhof Center

Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:00 PM

Meierhof, Parker Hall

Session 13. Hot Topics

4:00 – 5:45 PM

Panel Chair: Walter Sapronov, Sapronov & Associates, PC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Luc Demeyere, Contrast, Zaventem, Belgium
Managing Commercial Conflicts: Schedules and More

Alexander Lamme, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP, McLean, Virginia, United States
Increasing Americanization of International Arbitration

Mark Joelson, Law Office of Mark R. Joelson, Washington DC, United States
The Interplay of Federal, State, and International Law in United States Commercial Arbitration

Günther J. Horvath, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Vienna, Austria
Subtle Ways to Address Guerilla Tactics

Palace, Great Hall

Piano Concert

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Palace, Marble Hall

Concluding Dinner

7:30 – 9:00 PM

The Meierhof Café is open for after-dinner drinks.



Sunday, 27 May 2012

Palace, Marble Hall

Breakfast

7:30 - 10:00 AM

Meierhof, Front Desk

Check-Out and Individual Departure

Unitl 10:00 AM

Should you wish to check out later, please ask at the Front Desk if it is possible.

The Center will certify up 1.8 CLE credits (based on 50-min hours) and/or 1.5 CLE/CPD (based on 60-min hours) per 90-min session attended

Fees include three nights accommodation (different categories), all breakfasts and lunches, cocktails, palace tour, opening and closing dinners, cancellation insurance, professional program, CLE/CPD credits, materials and login rights to online distribution board.

Dress: Business Attire

When arriving at Salzburg Airport, ask the taxi to bring you to Schloss Leopoldskron. It is about a ten minute ride.

If cancellation received in writing before: 12 April 2012 we will refund/waive 80 per cent of your registration fees; 3 May 2012 we will refund/waive 40 per cent of your registration fees; Refunds are made after the event. “No Shows” are non-refundable and liable for the full registration.

Faculty

José Maria Abascal, Federico Antich, Manuel Arroyo, Frédéric Bachand, Bernard Ballansat, Stacey L Barnes, Mark N. Bravin, Louis B. Buchman, Chrysta Bán, Philippe Bärtsch, Guido Carducci, Katarína Chovancová, Luc Demeyere, Renate Dendorfer-Ditges, Sylvain Deslauriers, Affinih Egbegi, Bernd Ehle, Stefan Gerlach, Nusrat Hassan, Laurent Hirsch, Günther J. Horvath, Mark Joelson, Sumeet Kachwaha, Eva Kalnina, Christopher Koch, Michael Kotrly, Joachim Kuckenburg, Ivette Labied, Philip Landolt, Elena Lebakina, Sheryl L. Mintz Goski, Margaret L. Moses, Mark A. Nadeau, Georg Naegeli, Timothy G. Nelson, Simon Nesbitt, Rostislav Pekar, John B. Pinney, C. Ryan Reetz, Claudia Reith, David P. Roney, Marianne Roth, Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, Walter Sapronov, Lawrence S. Schaner, Christina Cathey Schuetz, Nish Shetty, Christof Siefarth, S. I. Strong, John B. Tieder, Joseph Tirado, Robert W. Wachter, Philipp K. Wagner, John L. Watkins, Rolf M. Winkler, Diederik de Groot, Annet van Hooft, Clarisse von Wunschheim, Colm Ó hOisín,