Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore: 10-13 June 2012
International Arbitration: The Coming of a New Age for Asia (and Elsewhere).
Opening Address: The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law of Singapore K. Shanmugam SC
Agreeing to and Initiating Arbitration.
Principal Moderator: James Castello (USA)
Rapporteur: Yu-Jin Tay (Singapore)
Rapporteur: Anibal Sabater (Spain)
Second Moderator: Domitille Baizeau (Switzerland)
General Introduction - Transcending national legal orders for international arbitration, both commercial and investment arbitration; legal theories; emerging transnational legal procedure; roles of international law and applicable national laws; lessons for ASEAN from the (Amended) EU Brussels Regulation and Lugano Convention etc..
Principal Moderator: Emmanuel Gaillard (France)
Rapporteur: Frédéric Bachand (Canada)
Rapporteur: Sébastien Besson (Switzerland)
The Arbitral Proceedings Commence, with an introduction to E and I Arbitration.
Principal Moderator: Martin Hunter (UK)
Rapporteur: Cavinder Bull (Singapore)
Rapporteur: Dominic Roughton (Japan)
Second Moderator: Jim Morrison (Australia)
The relationship between international arbitration and the national judge: both arbitral seat and enforcement; anti-suit and anti-arbitration injunctions; bad faith decisions under the New York Convention; state liability for interfering in the international arbitration process.
Principal Moderator: Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler (Switzerland)
Rapporteur: José Alvarez (USA)
Rapporteur: Adriana Braghetta (Brazil)
Second Moderator: Ieva Kalnina (Switzerland)
Evidence, Document Production, Witnesses, Experts and Hearings.
Principal Moderator: Teresa Cheng (Hong Kong)
Rapporteur: Nish Shetty (Singapore)
Rapporteur: Anne K. Hoffmann (Germany/ Switzerland)
Second Moderator: Adrian Lai (Hong Kong)
The relationship between international arbitration and the regulator(s): the need for ethical codes, guidelines and best practices for arbitration counsel , arbitrators, arbitral secretaries and arbitral institutions: the DB/MS Rio Code, the ILA Code and the CCBE draft Code.
Principal Moderator: Bernard Hanotiau (Belgium)
Rapporteur: Doak Bishop (USA)
Rapporteur: Toby Landau (UK)
Second Moderator: Min Xiaomao (Singapore)
Second Moderator: J. Romesh Weeramantry (Hong Kong)
The Tribunal Resolves the Dispute.
Principal Moderator: Audley Sheppard (New Zealand)
Rapporteur: Jakob Ragnwaldh (Sweden)
Rapporteur: Minn Naing Oo (Singapore)
Second Moderator: Chester Brown (Australia)
The Future of European Community Investment Policy:
Navigating between a high level of investment protection and increasing demands for "policy space". - Lessons from the US experience.
Principal Moderator: Kevin Kim (South Korea)
Rapporteur: Dan Price (USA)
Rapporteur: Nikos Lavranos (Netherlands)
Second Moderator: John Bang (Korea)
Legal and Arbitration Costs.
Principal Moderator: Siegfried Elsing (Germany)
Rapporteur: Judith Gill (UK)
Rapporteur: Jean-Claude Najar (France)
Second Moderator: John M. Townsend (USA)
The future of ICSID, Ad Hoc Committees, Appellate Tribunals, International Investment Courts and Investment Arbitration.
Principal Moderator: Brigitte Stern (France)
Rapporteur: Andrea Menaker (USA)
Rapporteur: Christopher Thomas (Canada)
Second Moderator: Emmanuelle Cabrol (France)
The use of Arbitral Secretaries under the New UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and Otherwise: Opportunities and Pitfalls.
Principal Moderator: Constantine Partasides (Cyprus & UK)
Rapporteur: Niuscha Bassiri (Iran)
Rapporteur: Ulrike Gantenberg (Germany)
Second Moderator: Andrew Riccio (USA)
General Lessons for the New Technological Age of International Arbitration: “Let not what happened to newspaper-owners, book-publishers and candle-stick makers happen to arbitration practitioners ….”
Principal Moderator: William K. Slate II (USA)
Rapporteur: The Hon Lord Saville (UK)
Rapporteur: Vicky Harris (UK)
Rapporteur: Steve Fleming (UK)
Rapporteur: Mohamed Abdel Wahab (Egypt)
Second Moderator: Philippe Pinsolle (France)
Joint Plenary Closing Session D
Judicial Debate on the General Theme: "State Courts and International Arbitration: The Future".
Principal Moderator: Albert Jan van den Berg (Netherlands)
Second Moderator: V. V. Veeder (UK)
Panel Secretary: Silvia Borelli (Italy/ Netherlands)