12 April 2016
Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB
In this joint event our idea is to contribute to the substantive discussion about the role of European Union as actor and its applicable laws in international arbitration. We are thinking about leaving behind the rhetoric counterattacks and propose to engage in the reasons as to why arbitration in the EU matters and remains attractive.
5:30pm - Registration and coffee
6:00pm - Welcome
6:15pm - Panel One: Commercial Arbitration in the European Union
- Professor Catherine Kessedjian, University of Pantheon-Assas, Paris II
- Annet van Hooft, Partner, Bird & Bird, France
- Kate Davies, Counsel, Allen & Overy LLP, London
- Moderator: Rashda Rana SC, 39 Essex Chambers and President of ArbitralWomen
7:00pm - Panel Two: Investment Arbitration in the European Union
- Lucy Martinez, Counsel, Three Crowns LLP, London
- Naomi Briercliffe, Associate, Allen & Overy LLP, London
- Gloria Alvarez, Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London
- Moderator: Norah Gallagher, Academic Director of the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute, Queen Mary University of London
8:00pm - Drinks reception
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