Programme

Monday 8 June 2015

09.00 to 10.00: Registration

10.00 to 11.00: Opening Ceremony

  • Rafael Catalá Polo Ministry of Justice
  • Francisco J. Vieira Morante Presidente of the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Madrid
  • José Antonio CaínzosPresident of the Club Español del Arbitraje
  • David AriasPresident of the Club Español del Arbitraje
  • Julio González Soria President of the 10th CEA Conference Organizing Committee. CEA Vice-President

11.00 to 11.30: Coffee break

11.30 to 13.30: First panel. Party representation in international arbitration

Moderator:

  • Luis Felipe CastresanaAttorney and Arbitrator, State Attorney, CEA Treasurer, Madrid

Speakers:

  • Bernardo CremadesPartner,B. Cremades y Asociados, Madrid
  • Carlos de los SantosPartner, Garrigues, Madrid
  • Mercedes FernándezPartner, Jones Day, Madrid
  • Paul FriedlandPartner, White & Case, New York

13.30 to 15.30: Lunch(Hotel Intercontinental Madrid, Paseo de la Castellana, 49)

15.30 to 17.00: Second panel. Complex arbitration: multiple parties, multiple contracts and consolidation

Moderator:

  • Yves Derains Partner, Derains & Gharavi International, Paris

Speakers:

  • Bernard HanotiauPartner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels
  • Antonio Hierro Arbitrator, CEA Honorary President, Madrid
  • Fabian Von SchlabrendorffArbitrator, Frankfurt

17.00 to 17.15: Coffee break

17.15 to 18.45: Third panel. Experts; party allies or arbitral tribunal auxiliaries?

Moderator:

  • Miguel Ángel Fernández-BallesterosProfessor, Attorney and Arbitrator, CEA Vice-President, Madrid

Speakers:

  • Mark Kantor Arbitrator and Professor, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • Ricardo NoreñaResponsible Partner of FIDS Spain and Occidental Europe at EY, Madrid

20.30: Welcome Dinner. Cocktail dress.

Tuesday 9 June 2015

09.00 to 10.30: Fourth panel. Conflicts of interest in international arbitration

Moderator:

  • Carole Malinvaud, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris

Speakers:

  • Lawrence NewmanPartner, Baker & McKenzie, New York
  • José Rosell Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Paris
  • Anne Véronique Schlaepfer Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer, Geneva

10.30 to 11.00: Coffee break

11:00 to 13.00: Fifth panel. Optimization of time and costs

Moderator:

  • Pilar PeralesProfessor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid

Speakers:

  • José Ricardo FerisDeputy Secretary General of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris
  • Francisco González de CossíoPartner, González de Cossío Abogados, Mexico City
  • Eduardo Silva RomeroPartner, Dechert, Paris

13.00 to 15.00: Lunch(Hotel Intercontinental Madrid. Paseo de la Castellana, 49)

15.00 to 16.30: Sixth panel. The European Union and arbitration

Moderator:

  • Rafael García-Valdecasas FernándezFormer Judge of the General Court (European Union), Attorney, Madrid & Luxembourg

Speakers:

  • Fernando Castillo de la TorreEuropean Commission Legal Service, Brussels
  • Santiago Martínez LageMartínez Lage Allendesalazar & Brokelmann, Madrid
  • Luca G. Radicati di BrozoloPartner, ArbLit, Milano
  • Miguel VirgósUría Menéndez, Madrid

16.30 to 17.00: Coffee break

17.00 to 18.30: Seventh panel. The judiciary and arbitration

Moderator:

  • Jesús RemónPartner, Uría Menéndez, CEA Honorary President, Madrid

Speakers:

  • María Pía Calderón Judge, Tribunal Superior de Justicia de la Comunidad Valenciana, Valencia
  • Antonio García MartínezJudge, Tribunal Superior de Justicia del País Vasco, Bilbao
  • Juan Antonio Xiol RíosJudge, Tribunal Constitucional, Madrid

20.30 h: 20.30: Gala Dinner in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Club Español del Arbitraje(Casino de Madrid, Salón Real. Alcalá, 15). Black tie.

Wednesday 10 June 2015

09.00 to 10.30: Eighth panel. Investment arbitration

Moderator:

  • Juan Fernández-ArmestoPartner, Armesto & Asociados, CEA Vice-President, Madrid

Speakers:

  • Nigel Blackaby Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Washington, D.C.
  • J. Eloy AnzolaArbitrator, Miami
  • Gonzalo Flores International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington, D.C.

10:30 to 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 to 12:30: Ninth panel. Where is arbitration heading?

Moderator:

  • José María Alonso PuigPartner, Baker & McKenzie, CEA Honorary President, Madrid

Ponentes:

  • John BeecheyPresident of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris
  • Sally HarpoleArbitrator, Hong Kong & San Francisco
  • Francisco Orrego VicuñaArbitrator and Professor, the Universidad de Chile, Santiago

12.30 to 13.00: Closing Ceremony

  • David AriasPresident of the Club Español del Arbitraje
  • José Antonio CaínzosPresident of the Club Español del Arbitraje
  • Julio González SoriaPresident of the 10th CEA Conference Organizing Committee. CEA Vice-Presidente

13.00 to 14.00: General Assembly of the Club Español del Arbitraje (for CEA members only)

  • Previously, on Sunday 7 June 2015, the 9th Gathering of the CEA-40, will be held in Madrid under the title: “The evolution of arbitration in the last decade: practice cases”.
  • On the afternoon of Wednesday 10 June 2015, the 3rd Mediation Coffee organized by the CEA Mediation Commission, will take place in Madrid at the Auditorium Rafael del Pino.