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ASA Annual Conference 2015

6 February 2015 - The Arbitrators' Initiative: When, Why and How Should It Be Used?, Geneva

The 2015 ASA Annual Conference will explore the manner in which members of the arbitral tribunal may exercise initiative, including its legal foundation and limits of the arbitrators' initiative, the way it may be used to shape procedure, its use in fact-finding, understanding and deciding the law, and how it may be employed in settlement facilitation.


Speakers will include:

Harold Frey, Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich
Paul Friedland, White & Case, New York
Hamid Gharavi, Derains & Gharavi, Paris
Christopher Harris, Three Verulam Buildings, London
Paula Hodges, Herbert Smith Freehills, London
Michael Hwang, Senior Counsel & Chartered Arbitrator, Singapore, London & Sydney
Carole Malinvaud, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris
Paolo Marzolini, Patocchi & Marzolini, Geneva
Pierre Mayer, Dechert, Paris
Gabrielle Nater-Bass, Homburger, Zurich
Constantine Partasides, THREE CROWNS, London
Wolfgang Peter, Python & Peter, Geneva
Pierre-Yves Tschanz, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva
Vera van Houtte, Independent Arbitrator, Leuven 


The conference is organised by:

Domitille Baizeau, LALIVE, Geneva
Frank Spoorenberg, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva 


Place: Président Wilson, Geneva