ICC Argentine Arbitration Day

12-14 Mar 2023

Buenos Aires Spanish
Start: 8:00 am (ART) | 12:00 pm (CET) || End: 9:00 pm (ART) | 01:00 am (CET)

ICC Dispute Resolution Services will be holding the first edition of the ICC Argentine Arbitration Day during the Centenary year of the ICC Court.

ICC Argentina and the ICC International Court of Arbitration are organising the ICC Argentine Arbitration Day. Experts in the field, authorities, and members of ICC´s global network will meet to discuss current opportunities and challenges in the international arbitration world. During panels, attendees will be invited to think outside the box, exchanging ideas about developments in arbitration.

Who should attend?

Lawyers, arbitrators, academics, state officials, members of litigation and arbitration departments of law firms, students, and professionals interested in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. The event is expected to attract both national and regional participants.

12 March
13 March
14 March

ICC YAAF: Building a career in international arbitration and surviving the attempt

Event for young practitioners

Venue: Facultad de Derecho – Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) Av. Presidente Figueroa Alcorta 2263

View the program and more information.

2023 ICC Argentine Arbitration Day

Venue: Hotel Emperador – Av. Del Libertador 420

8:00-8:40

Registration and Breakfast

8:40-8:45

Institutional Welcome

  • Mario Grinman, President, Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services, Buenos Aires

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks

  • Marcelo Elizondo, Chair, ICC Argentina, Buenos Aires
  • Patricia Ferraz, Director, Arbitration and ADR, Latin America, ICC Dispute Resolution Services

9:00-10:00

Dialogue with Claudia Salomon, President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Moderated by:

  • María Inés Corrá, President, Commission on Arbitration and ADR of ICC Argentina; Partner, Bomchil, Buenos Aires

10:00-11:00

Panel I: New horizons of arbitration

  • Tech Businesses: Is arbitration an option? Diagnosis and possible responses
  • How does arbitration respond to the needs of SMEs? Contributions for efficient case management
  • Dispute resolution or problem solving? Interaction between ADR methods and arbitration

Speakers:

  • Leandro Caputo, Partner, CDC Abogados, Buenos Aires
  • Federico Deyá, Legal Central Head, Mercado Libre, Buenos Aires
  • Ana Vermal, Partner, Proskauer; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Moderated by:

  • Verónica Sandler Obregon, Professor, University of Buenos Aires; Independent arbitrator, Buenos Aires

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:45

Panel II: Developments in arbitration with state parties

  • Experience of the ICC Court in cases involving States and State Entities
  • ESG and energy transition: current situation and perspectives in the region. Impact on arbitration in regulated sectors
  • Project finance and arbitration: expectations and rights of lenders

Speakers:

  • Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Partner, Curtis, Washington D.C.
  • Silvia Marchili, Partner, White & Case, Miami
  • Ignacio Zapiola, Director, Disputes and International Affairs, YPF S.A., Buenos Aires

Moderated by:

  • Ignacio Minorini Lima, Partner, Bruchou Funes de Rioja, Buenos Aires

12:45-14:15

Lunch

14:15-15:35

Panel III: Debate on economic sanctions: a high impact phenomenon

  • Economic Sanctions. Moral Dilemma. Impact on arbitrators, lawyers, experts and arbitral institutions
  • Impact on the parties: contracts compliance, initiation and follow-up of compliance with arbitration awards. Problems in investment arbitration.

Speakers:

  • Juan Pablo Argentato, Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Valeria Galíndez, Partner, Galíndez Arb, Sao Paulo
  • Diego Gosis, Partner, GST LLP, Miami
  • Christa Mueller, Partner, Mueller Abogados, Mexico City
  • Laura Sinisterra, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York
  • Eduardo Zuleta, Partner, Zuleta & Asociados, Bogotá

Moderated by:

  • José Martínez de Hoz (h), Partner, MHR Abogados, Buenos Aires

15:35-16:35

Panel IV: Allegations of corruption in arbitration. Lessons learned

  • Cases in Latin America and the standard to be considered. Who has the burden and how is a case of corruption proven? Red flags. Should the arbitrators investigate ex officio?
  • How does a criminal case and an arbitration process coexist when the existence of corruption is debated?
  • Judicial control of awards on corruption issues.

Speakers:

  • Claudia Benavides, Partner, Baker Mckenzie, Bogotá
  • Sandra González, Partner, Ferrere ; Vice President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Montevideo
  • Ricardo Ostrower, Partner, Marval, Mairal & O’Farrel, Buenos Aires

Moderated by:

  • Guido Barbarosch, Partner, Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala, Zaefferer, Buenos Aires

16:35-17:00

Coffee Break

17:00-18:20

Panel V: Argentina as a seat of international arbitration

  • New legal framework for arbitration in Argentina: International Commercial Arbitration Law
  • The review of arbitration awards: the positive path marked by commercial courts and the Supreme Court. The end of “Cartellone Doctrine”?
  • The response of jurisprudence regarding the review and recognition of foreign arbitral awards: milestones that consolidate Argentina as an arbitration-respectful country

Speakers:

  • Roque J. Caivano, Professor, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
  • Federico Campolieti, Partner, Bomchil; Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Buenos Aires
  • Mariana Lozza, Director, International Affairs and Dispute, Procuración del Tesoro de la Nación, Buenos Aires
  • Maria Inés Sola, Senior Legal Counsel, Pan American Energy, Buenos Aires

Moderated by:

  • Joaquín Vallebella, Partner, Brons & Salas, Buenos Aires

18:20-19:00

Closing keynote speech

  • Carlos F. Rosenkrantz, Vicepresident, Supreme Court of Justice of the Argentine Republic, Buenos Aires

19:00-21:00

Cocktail

ICC Institute of World Business Law Training on Oral Advocacy

Venue: Auditorio CAC – Bartolomé Mitre 226

Programme and speakers to be announced shortly. 

Juan Pablo Argentato

Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Guido Barbarosch

Partner, Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala, Zaefferer, Buenos Aires

Claudia Benavides

Partner, Baker Mckenzie, Bogotá

Roque J. Caivano

Professor, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Federico Campolieti

Partner, Bomchil; Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Buenos Aires

Leandro Caputo

Partner, CDC Abogados, Buenos Aires

María Inés Corrá

President, Commission on Arbitration and ADR of ICC Argentina; Partner, Bomchil, Buenos Aires

Federico Deyá

Legal Central Head, Mercado Libre, Buenos Aires

Marcelo Elizondo

Chair, ICC Argentina, Buenos Aires

Patricia Ferraz

Director, Arbitration and ADR, Latin America, ICC Dispute Resolution Services

Claudia Frutos-Peterson

Partner, Curtis, Washington D.C.

Valeria Galíndez

Partner, Galíndez Arb, Sao Paulo

Mario Grinman

President, Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services, Buenos Aires

Sandra González

Partner, Ferrere; Vice President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Montevideo

Diego Gosis

Partner, GST LLP, Miami

Mariana Lozza

Director, International Affairs and Dispute, Procuración del Tesoro de la Nación, Buenos Aires

Silvia Marchili

Partner, White & Case, Miami

José Martínez de Hoz (h)

Partner, MHR Abogados, Buenos Aires

Christa Mueller

Partner, Mueller Abogados, Mexico City

Ignacio Minorini Lima

Partner, Bruchou Funes de Rioja, Buenos Aires

Ricardo Ostrower

Partner, Marval, Mairal & O’Farrel, Buenos Aires

Carlos F. Rosenkrantz,

Vice President, Supreme Court of Justice of the Argentine Republic,Buenos Aires

Claudia Salomon

President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Verónica Sandler Obregon

Professor, University of Buenos Aires; Independent arbitrator, Buenos Aires

Laura Sinisterra

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York

Maria Inés Sola

Senior Legal Counsel, Pan American Energy, Buenos Aires

Joaquín Vallebella

Partner, Brons & Salas, Buenos Aires

Ana Vermal

Partner, Proskauer; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Ignacio Zapiola

Director, Disputes and International Affairs, YPF S.A., Buenos Aires

Eduardo Zuleta

Partner, Zuleta & Asociados, Bogotá

Venue

12 March - ICC YAAF Event for young practioners: Facultad de Derecho – Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) Av. Presidente Figueroa Alcorta 2263

13 March - 2023 ICC Argentine Arbitration Day: Hotel Emperador – Av. Del Libertador 420

14 March - Training: Auditorio CAC – Bartolomé Mitre 226

Registration

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IMPORTANT: For Argentine residents, all fees will be charged in ARGENTINE PESOS (ARS), based on the previous day of payment’s OFFICIAL EXCHANGE RATE. PAIS tax and the AFIP RG 4815/20 perception must not be paid. 

Working language Spanish

For further information, please contact:

ICC Argentina Secretariat: iccargentina@cac.com.ar

Karen Kiss, Finance and Adm. Analyst at ICC Argentina: Kkiss@cac.com.ar

Micaela Santa Cruz, Senior International Analyst at ICC Argentina: msantacruz@cac.com.ar

Facundo Pivetti, Junior International Analyst at ICC Argentina: fpivetti@cac.com.ar


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ICC Court Centenary
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