FEBRUARY 25 2019
The Lawrence, Hatsorfim 18, Jaffa
“Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
The partners, sponsors and organizing committee would like to express their gratitude for your participation in Tel Aviv Arbitration Day 2019.
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About Tel Aviv Arbitration Day
Focussing on international arbitration trends and developments globally and in Israel this one-day conference will create opportunities for cutting edge discussion, exchanges and networking.
The inaugural Tel Aviv Arbitration Day is a unique gathering of international and Israeli professionals leading the international arbitration field.
Join us in meeting new professionals, leading international arbitration institutions, law firms and industry service providers.
Who should attend?
Participants from the Americas to China include in-house counsels, legal counsels, arbitrators, academics and others interested in the practice and study of international arbitration.
Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ Haiku, LightHouse Hotel, Tel Aviv
19:30 Cocktails Reception
20:00 Welcome remarks – Michael Feit , Walder Wyss
Monday, February 25, 2019 @ The Lawrence, Jaffa
9:30 Welcome remarks – Shai Sharvit, Granot Speiser
9:35 Opening address – Lord Peter Goldsmith QC, Debevoise & Plimpton
10:10 Panel 1 – Arbitration by Industry
Moderator: Mark Levy QC, Allen & Overy
Shareholders Disputes – Clarissa Coleman, K&L Gates
High Tech and Technology Disputes – Menashe Cohen, The Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration
Construction Arbitration – Peter Rosher, Reed Smith
Oil & Gas Arbitration – Santiago Dellepaine, Berkeley Research Group
10:55 Coffee Break
11:15 Panel 2 – Arbitration by Regions
Moderator: Edna Sussman, Independent Arbitrator
CIS – Dmitry Dyakin, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Belt & Road Initiative – Helen Shi, Fangda Partners
OHADA – Michael Buhler, Jones Day
USA – Sarah Biser, Fox Rothschild
India – Karan Chandhiok, Chandhiok & Mahajan
12:10 Panel 3 – Current Trends in International Arbitration
Moderator: Michael Feit, Walder Wyss
Expedited Rules – Raphael Kaminsky, Teynier Pic
Interim Measures in International Arbitration – David Goldberg, White & Case
Third Party Funding – Charlie Morris, Woodsford Litigation Funding
Transparency in Commercial Arbitration – Xavier Nyssen, Dechert
12:55 Lunch – Julian M. Lew QC, 20 Essex
14:10 Panel 4 – International Arbitration Reform in Israel – Time for UNCITRAL?
Moderator: Daphna Kapeliuk, Goldfarb Seligman
Ms. Yael Weiner, Israeli Ministry of Justice
Judge Avi Zamir (Ret.) A. Gabrieli & Co.
Eli Cohen, Gornitzky & Co.
14:55 Fireside Chat – The Future of International Arbitration
Moderator: Yaacov (Kobi) Sharvit, Herzog Fox Neeman
Paula Hodges QC, Herbert Smith Freehills, The London Court of International Arbitration
Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Gabrielle Nater-Bass, Homburger, Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 Panel 5 – Investment Arbitration
Moderator: Tatiana Minaeva, Jones Day
Investment Court? – Richard Happ, Luther
Time for a New Israeli BIT Model? – Dr. Roy Schondorf, Israeli Ministry of Justice
Transparency in Investment Arbitration – George Burn, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Proposals for Amendment of the ICSID Rules – Noah Rubins, Freshfields
16:45 Closing remarks
17:10 Drinks & Networking
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