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Arbitration in the Life Sciences Sector

When: Thursday, July 9, 2020, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Online,

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Queen Mary and the IBLJ are pleased to co-host this Paris Arbitration Week event online, bringing together a range of experts in the field.

About this Event

The Revue de droit des affaires internationales (International Business Law Journal) and Queen Mary University of London are pleased to co-host during Paris Arbitration Week this online event on arbitration in the life sciences sector, bringing together a range of experts in the field.


13:30 (CET) Welcome on behalf of the RDAI (Benoit Le Bars) and Queen Mary (Professor Dr. Maxi Scherer)

13:35 – 14:15 Panel 1: An Overview Of Dispute Dynamics In The Life Sciences Sector

Moderator: Professor Maxi Scherer (Queen Mary)


  • Professor Jacques de Werra (University of Geneva)
  • Tatiana Kulyabina (Legal Director, Sanofi Eurasia)
  • Professor Duncan Matthews (Queen Mary)

14:15 - 15:00 Panel 2: Arbitration In the Life Sciences Sector – Special Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Laurie Achtouk-Spivak (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)


  • Hagit Elul (Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP)
  • Dr Claudia Götz Staehelin (Kellerhals Carrard)
  • Franz Schwarz (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP)

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