The Young ICCA Soapbox

Session 3 I

Transparency in International Commercial Arbitration: The Way of the Future or the Beginning of the End. 

Timothy Foden, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

1st Motion:
That there is a public interest in making international commercial arbitration proceedings public.
For: Jern-Fei Ng, Essex Court Chambers
Against: Timothy Hughes, Herbert Smith Freehills

2nd Motion:
That, in the absence of party-agreement to the contrary, commercial arbitral decisions and awards should be made public.
For: Diego Brian Gosis, Gomm & Smith
Against: Ruth Stackpool-Moore, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

3rd Motion:
That advocates for commercial arbitration proceedings remaining private must be hiding something.
For: Jelita Pandjaitan, Linklaters
Against: Garðar Víðir Gunnarsson, Reykjavik University