20th ICC Miami Conference on International Arbitration

27-30 Oct 2022

Miami English, Spanish and Portuguese CLE credits / MCLE credits / CLPD credits / CNB hours
The Conference is now sold out. You may register your interest on our waiting list on the right side, in case any places become available. Limited tickets are still available for the Training on 30 October!

ICC’s annual Miami conference is taking place on 27 & 28 October 2022!

This year's theme: Is disruption the new black for global trade and dispute settlement?

This conference features experts in the field as well as representatives from the ICC International Court of Arbitration, all on hand to engage with professionals wanting to keep pace with the latest developments.

A prime networking opportunity, the conference has become a major event in the international arbitration calendar and is a must-attend event for arbitration professionals.

The ICC Institute Advanced Level Training on Complex Arbitrations is taking place on 30 October 2022. 

Who should attend?

  • Practicing lawyers
  • Arbitrators, mediators
  • Corporate counsel
  • Academic
  • Professionals interested in and/or involved in international arbitration in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Testimonial

“Linklaters is proud to sponsor once again the most iconic LATAM international arbitration event of the year. The ICC Miami Conference on International Arbitration is back in full force, and we look forward to connecting in person again with many colleagues and friends from the international arbitration community.”

Christian Albanesi

 Partner & Head of Latin American Arbitration

Linklaters

Wednesday 26 October 2022 & Thursday 27 October 2022
Friday 28 October 2022 : Conference – Day 2
Sunday 30 October 2022 : ICC Institute Training on Complex Arbitrations

*All times shown are EST

Is disruption the new black for global trade and dispute settlement?

Programme (Spanish)

Programme (Portuguese)

Wednesday 26 October 2022

18.00 - 20.00 Cocktail reception on the beach of the Mandarin Oriental hotel

Thursday 27 October 2022  : Conference

08.00 - 08.45 Breakfast meeting: ICC Institute of World Business Law (open for Institute members only)
08.00 - 09.00 Welcome coffee
09.00 - 09.30 Opening remarks
09.30 - 10.15 Opening Keynote speech
10.15 - 11.15

Is Latin America facing unusually high risks? An economic analysis and its contractual consequences

  • Outlook of global economic perspective
  • Economic crisis impact on contracts:
    • Latin America perspective
    • North American perspective
11.15 - 11.30 Discussion
11.30 - 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 - 12.45

Economic and political sanctions: Lessons learned, current state of affairs and assumptions for the future of international arbitration

  • Overview of economic and political sanctions
  • Sanctions and their main consequences for international arbitration
  • Institutional perspective
12.45 - 13.00 Discussion
13.00 – 13.15 ICC Dispute Resolution Library launch
13.15 - 14.45 Lunch
14.45 - 16.00 Beyond private parties: how arbitration can help navigate the risk in infrastructure projects? The perspective of development banks and state entities
16.00 - 16.15 Discussion
16.15 - 16.45 Coffee break
16.45 - 17.45 Interview style: when arbitration fights back
20.30 Cocktail dinner party

*All times shown are EST

 Conference

08.15 - 09.15 Breakfast Session: Diversity
08.00 - 09.30 Welcome coffee
09:30 - 10:45

Real-life examples on how to tackle disruptions during the proceedings: when and how to defend using a shield and a sword

Specialists in arbitration will debate in an interactive panel on how to effectively tackle disruptive tactics that may arise in domestic or international arbitrations

10.45 - 11.00 Discussion
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00

Thinking outside the box: innovative ways to avoid and resolve disputes

13.00 - 13.15 Discussion
13.15 - 14.45 Lunch
14.45 - 15.30 Closing keynote and tribute in honor of Carlos de los Santos
15.30 - 16.45 ICC Young Arbitrators & ADR Forum (YAAF) - How is technology disrupting dispute resolution services?
16.45 - 17.00 Discussion

*All times shown are EST

Programme (Spanish)

Programme (Portuguese)

8:30 - 09.00 Welcome coffee 
09.00 - 09.15 Welcome address, introduction and presentation of the training
09.15 - 10.00

Jurisdiction ratione personae and ratione materiae

  • Jurisdiction over non-signatories: Extension of the arbitration clause (jurisdiction ratione personae)
    • Is a uniform approach possible? Desirable?
    • The law of the seat of arbitration v. law governing the contract
    • Contract terms and the realm of its execution
  • Jurisdiction over non-contractual claims or claims under a related contract with no arbitration clause (jurisdiction ratione materiae)
    • Scope of the arbitration clause
    • Applicable law
10.00 - 10.30 Q&A
10.30 - 10.45 Presentation of case scenario on Jurisdiction ratione personae and ratione materiae
10.45 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 12.15 Working Groups discussing case scenario
12.15 - 13.00

Multiple Parties

  • Joinder, cross-claims and counterclaims
  • How to constitute an Arbitral Tribunal: nomination/appointment of arbitrators; conflicting interests
13.00 - 13.30 Q&A
13.30 - 14.45 Lunch
14.45 - 15.45

Multiple arbitration agreements and/or claims

  • Consolidation and jurisdiction over claims under different contracts
  • Temporal application of different editions of ICC Rules
15.45 - 16.15 Q&A
16.15 - 16.45 Coffee break
16.45 - 17.45 Working Groups discussing case scenario
17.45 - 18.00 Concluding remarks

Confirmed Speakers

Stephan Adell

Partner, Adell & Merizalde, Dominican Republic

Juan Pablo Argentato

Managing Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Patrick Beaten

Chief Legal Officer M&A, ENGIE, France

Victor Bonnin

Secretary-General, Spanish Club of Arbitration; Principal, VBArbitration, Spain

Eliane Carvalho

Partner, Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Brazil

Francesco Cámpora Gatica

Partner, Loy, Letelier Campora, Chile

Felipe Rocha dos Santos

Counsel, The World Bank, United States 

Alexander G. Fessas

Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Paris

José Ricardo Feris

Partner, International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Squire Patton Boggs, France

Patricia Ferraz

Director for Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Latin America, São Paulo

Juan Fernández-Armesto

Arbitrator, Armesto & Asociados, Spain

René Irra de la Cruz

Partner, Cuatrecasas, Mexico

Andrés Jana

Partner, Jana & Gil Dispute Resolution, Chile

Mónica Jiménez González

Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, GeoPark, Colombia

Mélanie Laloum

Lead Economist, Global Policy, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris

Alejandro López Ortiz

Partner, Mayer Brown, France

Noiana Marigo

Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, United States

Michael Mcilwrath

Founder, MDisputes, Italy; Chair, ICC Governing Body for Dispute Resolution Services, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris

Christa Mueller

Founding Partner, Mueller Abogados, S.C., Mexico

Maria Claudia Procopiak

International Arbitrator, Procopiak Arbitration, United Kingdom

Dietmar W. Prager

Litigation Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, United States

Natália Resende Andrade Ávila

Federal Attorney and Chief of Legal Department, Ministry of Infrastructure, Brazil

Rafael Rincón

Partner, Zuleta Abogados Asociados, Colombia

Patricia Saiz

Independent arbitrator; Lecturer, ESADE Law School, Spain

Ank Santens

Partner, White & Case LLP, United States

Claudia Salomon

President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Catherine Schroeder

Independent Arbitrator and Counsel, Schroeder Arbitration, France

Ana Serra e Moura

Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Maria Inés Sola

Legal Counsel, Pan American Energy, Argentina

Guido Santiago Tawil

Independent Arbitrator, Arbitrator Chambers, Uruguay

Anne Marie Whitesell

Professor and Faculty Director, Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center, United States

Training

Paul Di Pietro

Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, New York

Sandra González

Partner, Ferrere Abogados, Uruguay

Bernard Hanotiau

Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Belgium

Amanda Jiménez Pintón

Counsel, Iberian and Latin American team, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Natália Mizrahi Lamas

Partner, Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados, Brazil

Carmen Nunez-Lagos

Partner, Núñez-Lagos Arbitration, France

Matthias Scherer

Partner, Lalive, Switzerland

Eduardo Silva Romero

Partner, Dechert LLP, France; Chair, ICC Institute of World Business Law

Dates and venue

Date of the conference: 27-28 October 2022

Date of the training: 30 October 2022 

Venue: Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami, United States

Registration fees

Conference

Non-Members : $1815

ICC Institute Training

Non-Members: $999

Package (-20% discount)

Non-Members: $2251

*ICC members receive a 20% reduction on all above rates when using the NC discount codes.

Special discounts 

ICC Members may benefit from a 20% discount. Please contact your local NC to obtain your discount code.

Group rates: Register 5 persons from the same company and pay for 4.

In house Counsel and Government representatives may attend the conference free of charge.

Full time Academics may benefit from a 30% discount. 

Please contact ICCGlobalEvents@iccwbo.org for more details.

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

ICC has however negotiated a preferential room rate of US$ 359 or US$ 379 per night (+13% tax) at "The Mandarin Oriental". Please note that the number of rooms reserved with the ICC rate is limited. As they will be distributed on a "first come-first served" basis, we recommend that you make your reservation ASAP.

To do so, you may go online to: ICC Intl. Court of Arbitration 2022

The group code is 5198490.

All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card. The pre-reservation cut-off date is Friday 30 September 2022. Hotel reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space available basis at prevailing rates. For more information please email momia-reservations@mohg.com or call +1-305-913-8383. We are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration and full payment of your registration fees.

ICC Sanitary Protocol for the 20th ICC Miami Conference  

The safety and wellbeing of participants in ICC events is a fundamental concern of the organisation. Registration and participation in an in-person ICC event requires that you adhere to health and safety measures implemented by the organisers and that you agree to comply with those measures at all times. Those measures may vary depending on local health and safety considerations including government regulations and guidelines, and rules governing the venue.

U.S. law no longer requires participants to show a health pass nor to wear a mask. However, wearing a mask is highly recommended.

Participants at the 20th ICC Miami Conference events accept the risk of change of health and safety obligations and its impact on measures implemented by organisers which may include: showing a valid health pass, social distancing, use of tracing devices, wearing masks, temperature measurement, use of hydro-alcoholic gel, limiting number of participants and restricting their physical gathering, holding the meeting virtually, limiting catering services.

Make sure to take note of the travel restrictions in place: https://www.usa.gov/covid-passports-and-travel

By registering and attending the 20th ICC Miami Conference in Miami, you acknowledge that you have read this notice, considered all elements mentioned and commit to comply with applicable rules.

Working languages

English, Portuguese and Spanish

Cancellation policy 

 

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Thursday 29 September.

Cancellations after this date are not refundable. 

Subject to agreement from ICC Global Events prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge.

Updated registration information will be required. 

Please be informed that any form of cancellation will incur a cancellation fee of US$7 + 2.75% of the registration fee which must be covered by the participant. 

Credits and hours

This event is eligible for credits/hours/points before the French Bar, New York Bar, Texas Bar, and Florida Bar. Please note that this is subject to validation of ICC Global Events’ applications to the afore mentioned Bars.

Further, ICC Global Events is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

Please contact ICCGlobalEvents@iccwbo.org if you have any questions or would like further information.

Disclaimer

The photos and audiovisual recordings taken at this meeting/event may be used and published by ICC, its subsidiaries or affiliates, for informational or promotional purposes in printed materials or online, including on ICC websites and in social media. Participation in the meeting/event implies agreement to such use of photos or audiovisual recordings in which the participant may appear unless ICC receives written notification to the contrary.

ICC MIAMI 2022/2023: 20th and 21st Miami Conference
An opportunity for every marketing goal.

ICC offers your company many ways to sponsor this conference. Tailor-made packages are available to suit your firm's needs. For more information contact sponsorship@iccwbo.org.  

BENEFITS

PLATINUM 
€30,000 
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GOLD 
€20,000 
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SILVER 
€13,000 
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BRONZE 
€10,000 
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Exclusive gala dinner Sponsor OR exclusive cocktail reception Sponsor OR exclusive event App Sponsor (as available)

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Reserved branded gala dinner table

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Additional gala dinner invitations

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Invitation to participate as guest contributor on the ICC blog on a topic related to the event*

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Strategic logo placement in banners & collaterals

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Pop up notification on ICC DRS App

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Testimonial quote on the event page*

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Sponsor a lunch (as available)

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Sponsor the photo booth OR the translation booth

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Participants list available in priority

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Company video to be played during session breaks (including subtitles)*

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Opportunity to provide lanyards OR notebooks & pens OR water bottles, delegate bags OR mobile charging stations (as available)**

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Sponsor a coffee break (as available)

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Private meeting room reserved for 1 hour (as available)

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Exhibition space + exhibitor pass (Table maybe shared depending on availability)

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Include a branded item in the participant bags**

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Profile included on the ICC DRS app

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Complimentary registration (Each valued at $1,452)

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Special reduced registrations (20% reduction)

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Sponsor recognition on ICC arbitration social media channels

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Pre-event introduction to participants

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Use of official event Sponsor logo

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30% discount on ICC e-publications

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Signage at venue + logo on all digital & onsite promotional materials

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*All content to be approved by ICC 

** Sponsor to bear all associated costs 

Our sponsorship packages do not include speaking opportunities. Please let us know should you wish to submit a speaker candidate. 

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