SCC will participate in II Oxford Symposium on Comparative International Commercial Arbitration on 20 November 2017 in Oxford.
The event is co-organized by the Commercial Law Center at Harris Manchester College and the Oxford University Brazilian Society. European and Latin American arbitration specialists will discuss salient issues in international commercial arbitration, such as the degree of arbitrator’s disclosure and third-party funding.
Lord Saville (chair of the English Arbitration 1996 Bill Committee) will hold the opening remarks and the Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux will deliver the closing remarks. SCC Board Member Charlotta Falkman, who is also a partner with Gernardt & Danielsson, will speak in a panel about pathological arbitration clauses.
SCC will take part in the IV Pan-American Arbitration Congress on 23 – 24 October in Sao Paolo.
The two-day conference is organized by Center for Arbitration and Mediation in Sao Paolo with the theme “Arbitration today and arbitration tomorrow”. Speakers will debate among others the following topics:
Arbitration involving state-owned companies
Arbitration in international public opinion
Jurisprudence in arbitration, is it desirable?
SCC Vice Chairperson Patricia Shaughnessy will contribute as a speaker in a panel that will address best practices of administration of international commercial arbitration.
Other than arbitration lawyers in Brazil and in the region, speakers consist of government counsel in investment treaty arbitration, law professor and representatives from other arbitral institutions.
SCC lectures in Investment Arbitration Masterclass
SCC is holding a one-day training at the 11th Executive Energy Training Programme for Young Professionals: Investment Arbitration Masterclass, organized by the International Energy Charter Secretariat in November.
This is the third time SCC participates in the Executive Energy Training Programme. This year the conference will focus on the practicalities of investment arbitration and will take place on 6 - 8 November 2017 at the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels.
As a part of the entire Investment Arbitration Masterclass, SCC organizes a one-day training on investment arbitration at the SCC. SCC Legal Counsels Natalia Petrik and Alison Tibell will give lectures in two separate panels that will address constitution of the Tribunal and commencement of proceeding. The aim is to guide participants through the main stages of an SCC investment arbitration in a very practical sense.
Upon completion of the training, participants will benefit from grasping a clear understanding, know-how and skills necessary in order to help them face a typical investment arbitration process in a confident manner.
The SCC is one of three possible forums for investment treaty disputes in the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). Over the years, SCC has collaborated with the Energy Charter Secretariat organizing in various events.
Read more about International Energy Charter here.