Venue: University of Miami,
Shalala Student Center
This conference was approved for 6.0 CLE credits by the Florida Bar. The 6.0 credits also qualify as Certification Credits for International Litigation & Arbitration and International Law.
Join us for a day packed with debates, discussions and presentations from some of the leading Arbitrators and international trade dispute resolution experts from around the world.
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Networking Light breakfast
8:45 – 8:55 a.m. Welcome Remarks Donald Hayden, Partner, Mark Migdal & Hayden and Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS)
8:55 – 9:20 a.m. ICSID Response to current challenges to ISDS system Gonzalo Flores, Deputy Secretary General, ICSID, D.C. Introduced by Jonathan C. Hamilton, Partner, White & Case and Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration Institute, University of Miami School of Law
9:20 -10:45 a.m. Proposition I: Dual nationals are appropriate claimants in ISDS
Moderator: Luis O'Naghten, Director, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Advocates in favor: David M. Orta, Partner, Quinn Emanuel and David W. Rivkin, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton and Adjunct Professor, International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law Advocates against: Dr. Claudia Annacker, Partner, Dechert and Maria Lucia Echandia, Hogan Lovells LLP US
10:45– 11:15 a.m Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Proposition II: LatAm should follow Europe’s lead and attempt to create an investment court with appellate recourse
Moderator: Claus von Wobeser, Founding Partner, Von Wobeser y Sierra
Advocates in favor: Dr. Claudia Frutos Peterson, Partner & Managing Partner, Curtis and Gaela Gehring Flores, Partner, Allen & Overy
Advocates against: Grant Hanessian of Hanessian ADR and Silvia M. Marchili, Partner, White & Case
12:40 – 2:10 p.m. Keynote Address and Lunch Juan Fernandez-Armesto, Founder, Armesto y Asociados. Followed by an interview led by: Carolyn Lamm, Partner, White & Case and Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law
Tylney Hall-style symposium
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Symposium
Moderators: Guido S. Tawil, Arbitrator, Arbitration Chamber and Eduardo Zuleta, Founding Partner, Zuleta Beyond Borders
3:45 – 3:55 p.m. Closing Remarks Donald Hayden, Partner, Mark Migdal & Hayden and Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS)
Plenty of time to get to the IBA Welcome Party at the Ice Palace Film Studios at 7pm. •
It's going to be a great day!