100 Years of ICC: Past, Present and Future of ICC Arbitration

18 Mar 2020

Mexico City English and Spanish with simultaneous translation
Early Bird Rate (until 17 February 2020)

This ICC Arbitration Conference is organized on the occasion of the events in Mexico to celebrate the 100 years of ICC.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Latin America.



Participants registration


Welcoming remarks


Roundtable on “Past of ICC”

  • How has ICC arbitration influenced the practice of international commercial arbitration?
  • How did the ICC influence the New York Convention?
  • What drove ICC to become the leading institution in international commercial arbitration?
  • What are the practices that should be implemented once again in today’s practice?
  • What is the essence of ICC arbitration? What distinguishes it from other arbitration institutions in the world?


Q & A Session


Coffee break


Roundtable on “ICC Today”

  • Corruption and arbitration
  • Transparency in international commercial arbitration
  • Efficiency in arbitration
  • Due process and the finality of the award
  • The new investment arbitration administered by ICC


Q & A Session


Lunch break


Roundtable on “The Future of ICC Arbitration, Where Are We Headed?

  • Artificial intelligence and arbitration
  • Blockchain and arbitration
  • Cybersecurity and arbitration
  • Climate change and arbitration
  • Human rights and arbitration


Q & A Session


Coffee break


Roundtable on “The Reform Project to the ICC Arbitration Rules”


Q & A Session


Concluding remarks

Claudia Annacker

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Paris

Julie Bédard

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York / Sao Paulo

Christopher Boehning

Paul Weiss, New York

Donald Francis Donovan

Debevoise & Plimpton, New York

Alexander G. Fessas

Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Jason Fry

Clifford Chance, Paris

Katherine González Arrocha

Regional Director for the Americas,ICC International Court of Arbitration, Panama City

James Hosking

Chaffetz Lindsey, New York

Andrés Jana

Bofill, Mir & Alvarez Jana, Santiago de Chile

Sophie J. Lamb QC

Latham & Watkins LLP, London

Christian Leathley

Herbert Smith Freehills, New York

Wendy J. Miles

Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Debevoise & Plimpton, London

Alexis Mourre

President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Alejandro Ogarrio Ramírez España

President of the Commission on Arbitration & ADR of ICC Mexico; Ogarrio Daguerre, S.C., Mexico City

David M. Orta

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Washington D.C.   

Caroline Richard

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Washington D.C.

Claudia T. Salomon

Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Latham & Watkins LLP, New York

Anne Verónique Schlaepfer

Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; White & Case, New York

John M. Townsend

Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Washington D.C.

Claus von Wobeser

Vice-President of ICC Mexico; Von Wobeser y Sierra, Mexico City

Carita Wallgren-Lindholm

President of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR; Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd., Helsinki

Todd Wetmore

Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Three Crowns, Paris

Eduardo Zuleta

Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Zuleta Abogados, Bogota


Hotel Four Seasons

Paseo de la Reforma 500, Mexico City


If you need further information, please contact:

Katherine Lievano

Project Manager

Tel. +507 385 7420


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