V Allerhand Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration Summit

V Kongres Sporów Sądowych, Mediacji i Arbitrażu

7 June 2018  7 czerwca 2018

Klub Adwokata, ul. Sławkowska 1, Kraków

 

Arbitration in CEE

New issues on the field of ADR in CEE

Development of mediation in CEE

Agenda

 

09:00 – 09:30 Morning coffee and registration

09:30 – 10:00 Opening + key note speech (keynote speaker TBA)

10:00 – 11:45  Arbitration in CEE

  • Recent trends in arbitration in Poland and CEE: lessons from the past and the outlook for the future (Justyna Szpara, Łaszczuk & Partners) – chair
  • Changes on Rules and Law & Jurisprudence: DIS, SWISS, ICC, VIAC (Ralph Kilches)
  • Pitfalls in the CEE arbitration and how to overcome them (Michał Ćap, Rowan Legal)
  • Implications of the Russian arbitration reform (Fredrick Ringquist, Mannheimer Swartling)
  • Main features of the Arbitration reform in Lithuania (Albertas Sekstelo, TGS BALTIC)

Discussion

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee break

12:15 – 14:00 New issues on the field of ADR in CEE

  • From Specific ADR Methods to Dispute Management (Johannes Willheim, Jones Day) – chair
  • The Prague Rules on Conduct of the Taking of Evidence (Paweł Pietkiewicz, Greenberg Traurig)
  • Tendencies in the latest caselaw of the Bulgarian Supreme Court on enforcement and set-aside of arbitral awards (Metodi Baykushev, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co)
  • Arbitration reform in Russia: a new start or the end of commercial arbitration (Lilia Klochenko, AKP Best Advice)
  • Regional ADR centres – does it make sense? (Michał Babij, Małopolskie Centrum Arbitrażu i Mediacji)

Discussion

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:45 Development of mediation in CEE

  • Roman Rewald – chair
  • Mediating Among the Mediators – do we have consistent standards on enforcement of settlement agreements resulting from mediation? (Małgorzata Kożuch)
  • Mediation in tax disputes in Poland – will it be ever possible? (Dariusz Wasylkowski, Wardyński & Partners)
  • Mediation in Hindsight: Six years of Czech Mediation Law (Martin Svatos)
  • Mediation, a key to business success in Eastern Europe. Can it exist in Eastern Europe and in the Balkans? (Dima Alexandrova)
  • Is Poland ready for obligatory mediation? (Violetta Wysok, Wysok Legal)

Discussion

16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks

Speakers

 
Johannes Willheim

Johannes Willheim

Partner of the Global Disputes and Energy Practice Groups of Jones Day. He has over 20 years of experience as party representative and arbitrator in large-scale and high-stakes international arbitration as well as cross-border litigation.

Roman Rewald

Roman Rewald

President of Lewiatan Mediation Center at the Employers’ Confederation Lewiatan. Retired partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

Albertas Šekštelo

Albertas Šekštelo

Senior Associate at law firm TGS Baltic (former Tark Grunte Sutkiene)

Małgorzata Kożuch

Małgorzata Kożuch

Attorney-at-law, mediator, (Phd in International and European Law - Jagiellonian University) Senior lecturer at the Chair of European Law at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. She is a member of Alternative Dispute Resolution Center of Jagiellonian University.

Dariusz Wasylkowski

Dariusz Wasylkowski

Advocate and tax adviser and the partner of Wardyński i Wspólnicy in charge of the Tax Practice and the State Aid Practice.

Justyna Szpara

Justyna Szpara

Advocate and the managing partner of Łaszczuk & Partners. Member of the Arbitration Commission of the Polish Bar Council and Honorary Treasurer of (AIJA).

Metodi Baykushev

Metodi Baykushev

Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Co-head of the Public Procurement Practice. Secretary General of the ICC Bulgaria National Committee, Member of the Arbitration Commission of ICC Bulgaria and of the Nominations Committee of ICC Bulgaria.

Michal Čáp

Michal Čáp

LLM, MCIArb, is Senior Associate / Attorney in law (2012) working with Rowan Legal. member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Selected as Vice-Chair of the CIArb European Branch in April 2018.

Dima Alexandrova

Dima Alexandrova

Business lawyer practicing in the sphere of Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation) in Bulgaria under the framework of her own practice.

Violetta Wysok

Violetta Wysok

Legal counsel and a commercial mediator. She was an arbitrator in about 40 commercial disputes, a mediator in over 200 commercial disputes and acted as an attorney in numerous court and arbitration proceedings.

Ralph Kilches

Ralph Kilches

Founder of Kilches Rechtsanwaltskanzlei / Kilches - Legal. Litigation (appr. 1800 cases handled) and arbitration lawyer with broad experience in M&A.

Paweł Pietkiewicz

Paweł Pietkiewicz

Lawyer at Greenberg Traurig. Has extensive experience as an arbitrator in proceedings conducted on the basis of the rules of Court of Arbitration at the National Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw, the Court of Arbitration “Lewiatan”, and the Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.

Lilia Klochenko

Lilia Klochenko

PhD jur., FCIArb, attorney at law, Managing partner at AKP Best Advice Law Firm (Russia) Member of the Nomination Committee Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

Michał Babij

Michał Babij

Lawyer practising in the field of commercial law, court mediator, Enterprise Europe Network legal consultant, creator and head of Arbitration and Mediation Centre of Malopolska Region at Krakow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Fredrick Ringquist

Fredrick Ringquist

Advokat and partner in Mannheimer Swartling’s practice group for Dispute Resolution. Has experience of disputes from a wide range of industry sectors including those of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC and UNCITRAL.

Martin Svatos

Martin Svatos

One of the leading Czech mediators and arbitrators. He has acted in more than 200 both international and domestic cases in mediation (listed by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and by the Energy Community).

Organizing committee

 
Tomasz Cyrol

Tomasz Cyrol

Advocate, mediator (since 2010), arbitrator. Officer and Regional Representative for Europe of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association. Member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Allerhand Institute.

Paweł Sikora

Paweł Sikora

Attorney at law at Kubas Kos Gałkowski Law Firm. Rerepresentative at the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) and a member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Allerhand Institute.

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