> CIArb International Arbitration Conference

Three international conferences are taking place this year and will examine «The Synergy and Divergence between Civil Law and Common Law in International Arbitration». The first flagship international conference was held in Dubai in March which looked at the Middle Eastern and Asian point of view. The next event in the series is scheduled for Johannesburg in July 2017 which will cover issues relating to the African continent. The European and American angle will be considered in the final and concluding conference to take place in Paris on 7-8 December 2017. This two-day conference will showcase lectures and panel discussions, and feature important speakers in the arbitration world.

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> Le Cas pratique de l’ AFA | Training in depth

AFA conducts a new extensive training session which will take place over 2 days, on November 13th and 14th, 2017 at Maison du Barreau in Paris. This formation, around a practical case, will allow participants to discover all essential tools necessary to conduct an international arbitration successfully.

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> AFA ’s newsletter n°25 | October 2017

To read: Overview of thAnglo-American practices by Maria Beatriz Burghetto, Avocat à la Cour, Florence G’sell, Law Professor.

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> New Presidency

The Association Française d’Arbitrage (AFA) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has just elected Marc Henry as its new Chairman. Marc Henry holds a Doctorate in Law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and is the author of an award-winning thesis published on the arbitrator’s duty of independence. He is a lawyer in Paris and was admitted to the Bar in 1988. He specializes in business litigation and arbitration, and continues to be involved in research and teaching. His election reflects the generational transition that his predecessor, Mr. Bertrand Moreau, worked on accelerating during his term of office.

> AFA’s Conference – September 20th, 2017

Our annual conference will take place on September 20th, 2017 at Hôtel des Arts et Métiers in Paris. Mr. Emmanuel Gaillard, Laywer,  will present «Arbitrators confronted with assertions of corruption».

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> AFA ’s newsletter n°24 – June 2017

To read: the study dedicated to the place of the arbitration by Elie Kleiman, Avocat à la Cour, Yann Dehaudt-Delville, Avocat à la Cour and an Attorney-at-law, and Patrick Baeten, Deputy General Counsel – Disputes at ENGIE SA

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> AFA ’s newsletter n°23

Click here to read this AFA ’s Newsletter n°23: The Arbitration in Tunisia.

> Paris Arbitration Week

The name chosen by the lead co-organising entity, Paris, the Home of International Arbitration, says it all. Paris has traditionally been and remains one of the preferred seats of international arbitration proceedings by parties, arbitrators and counsels alike. This is also evidenced by the large community of international arbitration practitioners based in Paris. Throughout the week, April 24th – 28th 2017, several events have been organised by different organisers in Paris. Paris, the Home of International Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce, in Paris and the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage invite all to join us in attending the first edition of the Paris Arbitration Week.

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> New program at Sciences Po Law School

The LLM in Transnational Arbitration & Dispute Settlement offered by Sciences Po Law School (SPLS) is a one-year, intensive and full-time programme, entirely taught in English. Its aim is to prepare students to act before the extraordinary variety of tribunals and courts that exist worldwide.

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> Vienna Arbitration Days 2017

The Vienna Arbitration Days 2017 will take place from 24 – 25 February 2017 and discuss the topic «Repositioning Arbitration». On their 10th anniversary in 2017 the organizers will again welcome participants from numerous jurisdictions around the globe for two days of discussion on leading topics in international arbitration.

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