Conference Programme 2014

Conference Programme 2014

08.30-09.15

09.15-09.30

Registration and Coffee

Welcome from the President of Arbitration Ireland, Michael Carrigan, Eugene F. Collins

09.30-09.45

09.45-11.15

Keynote Address: David Williams QC

Session 1
Chaired by Mr. Justice Brian McGovern, High Court of Ireland

"The Interaction between National Courts and International Arbitration"

Speakers include

  • Lord Hoffmann, Brick Court Chambers, London
  • David Williams QC, Auckland, New Zealand, and Essex Court Chambers, London
  • Jeremy Gauntlett SC, Brick Court Chambers, London and South Africa
  • Michael Collins SC, Bar of Ireland

11.15-11.30 x

Coffee

11.30-12.45

Session 2:

Chaired by Edward G Kehoe, King & Spalding (New York)

"Document Production in International Arbitration: Is it worth the cost and effort?"

Speakers include:

  • Mark Appel, Senior Vice President, ICDR
  • Louis Flannery, Stephenson Harwood (London)
  • Timothy L Foden, Quinn Emmanuel (London)
  • John Fellas, Hughes Hubbard (New York)

12.45-14.00

Lunch - Hanley's Restaurant

14.00-15.15

Session 3:

Chaired by Colm O hOisin SC

"The Future for Investor-State Dispute Settlement: can reform allay concerns?"

Speakers include:

  • Audley Sheppard, Clifford Chance (London)
  • Niall Meagher, Executive Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law (Geneva)
  • George Burn, Vinson & Elkins (London)
  • Fedelma Claire Smith, Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague)

15.15-15.30

Coffee

15.30-16.45

Session 4:

Chaired by Gavin Woods, Arthur Cox

"What can Sports Arbitration teach the Arbitral Community?"

Speakers include:

  • Philippe Cavalieros, Winston & Strawn (Paris)
  • Louise Reilly, Barrister and Formerly Managing Counsel and Head of Mediation at Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
  • Ben Rutherford, International Rugby Board
  • David Casserly, Barrister

16.45

Closing Remarks

18.00

Reception and Dinner at King's Inns

18.30

Dining at King's Inn

21.00- midnight

Traditional music ‘Seisiún' in The Sheds, Distillery Building

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