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Difficult Issues in Commercial, Investor-State, and State-State Dispute Resolution: Differences and Commonalities

8th June 2017

Time:
17:30 to 19:30 (Registration from 17:00)

Venue: Freshfields, 65 Fleet St, London EC4Y

Event Materials

Download Departing from confidentiality in international dispute resolution event paper by Ben Juratowitch QC (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer).

Although international courts and tribunals face similar procedural issues in practice, they are sometimes handled differently depending on whether the dispute is between States, investors and States, or private parties.

This event will feature judges and practitioners who will address selected procedural issues from the perspective of multiple types of international dispute resolution.

The panel chaired by Lord Mance will explore different ways each form of dispute resolution may learn from techniques and developments in the others.

The issues discussed will be:

  • the independence and impartiality of members of courts and tribunals
  • their approach to evidence and fact-finding
  • relative degrees of confidentiality and transparency of their proceedings, and
  • dealing with absent parties, absent arbitrators and absent witnesses.

Programme

Welcome

Prof Yarik Kryvoi, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Chair

Lord Mance, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Speakers

  • Judge Joan Donoghue, International Court of Justice
  • Ben Juratowitch QC, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Judith Levine, Senior Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • Alison Macdonald QC, Matrix Chambers

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Convened by

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the BIICL Investment Treaty Forum.

Prices and Registration

Free to attend for members of the Investment Treaty Forum

For all other attendees, the following fees apply:

BIICL Members

  • Individual: £20
  • Full-time Academic: £15

Non-Members

  • Individual: £35
  • Full-time Academic: £25

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