> Cas pratique de l’ AFA – Training in depth | June 2018

AFA conducts a new extensive training session which will take place over 2 days, on June 18th and 19th, 2018 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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> Paris Arbitration Week | April 9th – 13th 2018

The next edition of PAW will take place during the week of the 9th of April 2018. Throughout the week, several events have been organised by different organisers.

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> AFA ’s newsletter n°26 | February 2018

To read: The urgency in the future AFA’s Arbitration Rules by Christophe Dugué, Avocat à la Cour.

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> Session 2018 Arbitration Academy

The Program of the eighth Session of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Arbitration Academy), which will run from July 2, 2018 through July 20, 2018, has been released recently. The Arbitration Academy online application for 2018 admissions is now available through the Arbitration Academy’s website. Applicants will be notified of the decision regarding their application by March 30, 2018.

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> After work AFA Cross-examination

The AFA offers putting into practice, in a role-playing presentation, the rules governing the cross-examination. Marie Danis (August & Debouzy), Caroline Duclercq (Altana), members of the Paris Bar, and Peter Rosher (Reed Smith), member of the Bar of England and Wales and Paris Bar, will conduct this training with the participation of Juliette Fortin and Matthias Cazier-Darmois, experts (FTI Consulting) on January 29th, 2018 from 7 pm till 10 pm at the Maison du Barreau in Paris.

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> 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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