Vilnius Arbitration Day 2018: 60 Years of the New York Convention, Present and Future Challenges
VILNIUS ARBITRATION DAY 2018
October 19, 2018
Artis Centrum Hotels, Totoriu str. 23, Vilnius, Lithuania
60 Years of the New York Convention:
Present and Future Challenges
The annual conference Vilnius Arbitration Day 2018 will bring together prominent arbitration practitioners, academics from different jurisdictions and ICT experts for a one-day discussion on present and future challenges to the New York Convention (NYC) on its 60 years anniversary. The panel discussions will emphasize on topics related to successes and failures of NYC, the impact of investor state disputes settlement reform to NYC, enforcement of annulled awards, challenges of use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in international arbitration.
9:30 Opening of the Conference
Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania (TBC)
Prof. habil. dr. VYTAUTAS NEKROŠIUS, Chairman of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration
10:20 PANEL 1: 60 Years of the New York Convention
Moderated by prof. habil. dr. VALENTINAS MIKELĖNAS, Partner at law firm TGS Baltic, Professor at Law Faculty of Vilnius University
10:25 Prof. LOUKAS MISTELIS, Professor at Queen Mary, University of London, Professor and Director of School of International Arbitration Successes and Failures of the NYC in its 60 year History
10:45 Dr. RÈKA PAPP, Associate at the Office of Prof. Pierre Tercier, former lecturer at the MIDS Geneva LL.M in International Dispute Settlement Issue preclusion under the New York Convention: a phenomenon undermining the objectives of the NYC or a useful tool to manage multiple enforcement proceedings?
11:05 Ms ANNETTE MAGNUSSON, Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Application of the NYC in Sweden
11:25 Mr VLADIMIR KHVALEI, Partner at Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS, Limited Application of the NYC in Russia: RAA survey
12:00 Lunch break
13:20 PANEL 2: The Future of the New York Convention
Moderated by dr. EGLĖ ZEMLYTĖ, independent arbitrator, Lecturer at Law Faculty of Vilnius University
13:25 Ms CORINNE MONTINERI, Legal Officer at the UNCITRAL Secretariat The potential impact of investor States Dispute Settlement reform on the New York Convention
13:45 Dr. JAN KLEINHEISTERKAMP, Associate Professor at London School of Economics Application of the NYC in the European Union: the role of the EU law in the interpretation of the NYC provisions
14:05 Mr RIKARD WIKSTRÖM-HERMANSEN, Partner at ROSCHIER, Stockholm Office Enforcement of annulled awards: can unified approach be expected in the future?
14:40 Coffee break
15:05 PANEL 3: Challenges of use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in international arbitration
Moderated by dr. RIMANTAS SIMAITIS, Partner at Law Offices COBALT, Associate Professor at Law Faculty of Vilnius University, Arbitrator
15:10 Mr ERIK SCHÄFER, attorney-at-law, partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK Patent- und Rechtsanwälte, chair of the Task Force on IT & Arbitration of the ICC Commission on Arbitration Use of ICT in international arbitral proceedings – how to ensure reliable, efficient and fair process?
15:30 Mr JONAS KUPINAS, CEO at UAB “S4ID” Challenges and benefits of use of arbitration case management systems
15:50 Mr BENJAMIN SIINO, Avocat à la Cour, Counsel at Shearman & Sterling, Paris The New York Convention Guide and webplatform (newyorkconvention1958.org)
16:10 Mr AUDRIUS ZUJUS, CTO@BPTI / Baltic Institute of Advanced Technologies Legal and ethical problems of application of artificial intelligence (AI) tools for arbitral proceedings
16:45 Closing remarks: Ms VILIJA VAITKUTĖ PAVAN, Partner at Valiūnas Ellex, Arbitrator
16:55 End of conference