August 2015 – To commemorate the tenth year of the ICC New York Conference, members of the ICC Court and Secretariat, along with world-renowned practitioners, will lead an interactive discussion on the leading questions being asked in international arbitration today. Taking place on September 21, 2015, the conference’s panel sessions will examine the trends that are presently changing the landscape of international dispute resolution. Chaffetz Lindsey partner Aníbal Sabater will speak on a panel called “Emergency Arbitrators: Is this institutional relief fulfilling its promise?” which will address:
- ICC emergency relief: Recent ICC Court experience and new trends since the entry into force of the 2012 Arbitration Rules;
- Choice of forum: Strategic considerations as to whether emergency relief should be sought from institutions or domestic courts; and
- Emergency order and beyond: Relevant standards to grant emergency relief and the enforceability of emergency orders in the face of party non-compliance
The panel will be moderated by Rocío Digón, Managing Director and Counsel, at ICC International Court of Arbitration, SICANA, Inc. (New York). Other panelists include: Christian Leathley (Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London), Ank Santens (Partner, White & Case LLP, New York), and Michael Young (Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, Paris). This conference appeals to arbitrators, legal practitioners, in-house counsel and academics who wish to learn more about developments in international arbitration. For more information, please click here.