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Presentation of the New York Convention 1958 Web Platform and draft UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention, 11.07.2013

UNCITRAL/VIAC Seminar

Presentation of the New York Convention 1958 Web Platform and draft UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention

 Thursday, 11 July 2013, 18:00 – 20:00

 Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna

Programme

Registration: office@viac.eu (until 8 July 2013).

18:00 – 18.10 – Introduction
Werner Melis, Honorary President, VIAC
18:10 – 18:30 – Presentation of the New York Convention 1958 website and of the
Guide; How to contribute
General presentation of the Guide: Renaud Sorieul, The Secretary of UNCITRAL
Website presentation: Yas Banifatemi, Partner, Shearman &Sterling, Paris
18:30 – 19:00 – Enforceability of awards under the New York Convention in the
context of investor-State disputes
Chair:
Emmanuel Gaillard, Professor, University Paris XII
Panel:
– James Castello, Partner, King & Spalding, Paris
– Rolf Knieper; Professor emeritus, University of Bremen
– John Rooney, Professor, University of Miami

19:00 – 19:15 – Open discussion
19:15 – 19:45 – Arbitrability and the New York Convention
Chair:
George Bermann, Professor, Columbia University
Panel:
– Jun Zhao, Asssociate Professor, Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University, China
– Matthias Neumayr, Judge, Supreme Court of Austria and Professor, University of Linz
– Reinmar Wolff, Professor, University of Marburg
19:45 – 20:00 – Open discussion
20:00: Cocktail Reception
Participation is free of charge.
Please send your REGISTRATION to the VIAC-Secretariat until 8 July: office@viac.eu.

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