ICC YAF: Innovations in Arbitration practice in times of COVID-19

05 Nov 2021

Douala French
15:00 (Douala)
Registrations are closed. The event has reached full capacity.

This round table is designed to be an interactive discussion in which arbitration professionals will share their experience in the arbitration practice since the outbreak of the pandemic, the impacts/innovations of the COVID-19 on the practice of arbitration, especially in their jurisdiction.

Who should attend?

The roundtable aims to alert young arbitration practitioners of approximatively 40 years or under, including lawyers, counsels, arbitrators, in house counsels and academics, on how to better adapt to the new normal in the arbitration practice.

*Douala Time Zone

15:00-15:15

Introductory Remarks

15:15-15:30

Presentation of the speakers by the moderator

  • Jackson Ngnie Kamga, Managing Partner, Ngnie kamga & Partners, Douala

15:30-15:45

Innovations in times of the pandemic: Experience of the ICC

  • Achille Ngwanza, Managing Partner, Jus Africa, Paris; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

15:45-16:00

The experience of a counsel in times of COVID-19

  • Aurélie Chazai, Managing Partner, Chazai & Partners law firm, Douala

16:00-16:15

The management of arbitration files in the company during the COVID-19 period

  • Patience Mapoko, President, Association of Cameroon Corporate Counsels (ACJE), Douala

16:15-16:30

The impact of COVID-19 on the promotion of arbitration

  • Gaston Kenfack, President, Association for the Promotion of Arbitration in Africa (APAA), Douala

16:30-16:45

Mediation: What opportunities/challenges in this COVID-19 period

  • Marie-Andrée Ngwe, Managing Partner, Marie Andrée Ngwe law firm, Douala

16:45-17:00

Innovations in times of the pandemic: Experience of the CMAG, GICAM

  • David Nyamsi, Secretary General, GICAM Mediation and Arbitration Center (CMAG), Douala

17:00-17:30

Q & A

17:30-18:00

Networking/Cocktail

Aurélie Chazai

Managing Partner, Chazai & Partners law firm, Douala

Jackson Ngnie Kamga

Managing Partner, Ngnie kamga & Partners, Douala

Aurélia Kamga

ICC YAF Representative for Africa; Senior Associate, Chazai & Partners law firm, Douala

Dr.Gaston Kenfack (HDR)

President, Association for the Promotion of Arbitration in Africa (APAA), Douala

Patience Mapoko

President, Association of Cameroon Corporate Counsels (ACJE), Douala

Achille Ngwanza

Managing Partner, Jus Africa, Paris; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Marie-Andrée Ngwe

Managing Partner, Marie Andrée Ngwe law firm, Douala

David Nyamsi

Secretary General, GICAM Mediation and Arbitration Center (CMAG), Douala

Date and venue

5 November 2021

Onomo Hotel, avenue du Général de Gaulle, Bonanjo, Douala, Cameroon

Registration fees Free of charge

For further information, please contact:

Aurélia Kamga

ICC YAF Representative

Tel. 00 237 699 35 72 70

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