ICC YAF "Participation of amicus curiae in international arbitration: increase of its use and recent trends in the Americas"

hosted by the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Start: 11 Nov 2019

End: 11 Nov 2019

  • Schedule

    7:00 - 7:30   Participants registration
    7:30 - 7:35

    Welcoming remarks

    Paul Di Pietro, Deputy Counsel of the ICC International  Court of Arbitration, Paris

    7:35 - 8:20

    Discussion on amicus curiae: its use, lessons and regulations

    • The intervention of amicus curiae in commercial arbitration: New trends
    • Convinience of amicus curiae: advantages and pitfalls.
    • Legal standard Applicable to amicus curiae participation under the ICC Rules : Who can be labelled a ¨friend of the court?¨
    • How the issue of amicus curiae is regulated in the ICC Rules of Arbitration : The scope of article 25.3. Expiriences and lessons learned from recent ICC experiences.
    • Duties & Powers of the Arbitral Tribunals Regarding Amicus Briefs. Approches to Unsolicited Evidence in Amicus Curiae briefs.
    • Confidentiality and Privacy  of the Arbitration : A limit  to amicus  curiae  effectiveness


    Analía  González, Baker Hostetler LLP, Washington, D.C.

    Marcela Kohlbach, Leste Litigation Finance, Rio de Janeiro.

    Patrick W. Pearsall, Jenner & Block , Washington D.C. 


    Moderated by

    Alberto Madero, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Refineria de Cartagena, Bogota

    8:20-8:35 Q&A Session
    8:35 - 8:45

    Concluding remarks

    Paul Di Pietro, Deputy Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

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    Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hong Kong Rooms, 500 Brickell Key Drive 33131 Miami United States of America
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