ICC YAF: Selecting arbitrators: Wor(l)d of mouth or wor(l)d of click?

20 Apr 2021

Online English
17:00 (CEST)

At a time when technology has permeated almost every aspect of our life, we are also witnessing a (r)evolution when it comes to selecting an arbitrator. In other words, is the selection process of arbitrators still a wor(l)d of mouth or has it become a wor(l)d of click? Join us to discuss and exchange with our panellists on the brave new world of arbitration.

Who should attend?

All lawyers specialising in dispute resolution, in-house counsel with an interest in arbitration, (upcoming) arbitrators, and experts involved in arbitration.

17:00 – 17:15

Opening Remarks

  • Sebastiano Nessi, ICC YAF Representative for Europe; FCIArb, Counsel, Schellenberg Wittmer, Geneva
  • Sara Pendjer, Attorney-at-law, NSTLAW Belgrade, co-chair -40 Serbian Arbitration Association
  • Nenad Kovačević, Attorney-at-law, CMS Belgrade, co-chair -40 Serbian Arbitration Association

17:15 – 18:30

Panel Discussion

  • Samantha J. Rowe
  • Andrey Gorlenko
  • Kate Gonzalez
  • Fran Pelicarić
  • Tanja Šumar 

Kate Gonzalez

Legal Counsel, Commercial Disputes, Airbus, Toulouse

Andrey Gorlenko

Partner, Ivanyan & Partners, Moscow

Nenad Kovačević

Attorney-at-law, CMS Belgrade, co-chair -40 Serbian Arbitration Association

Fran Pelicarić

Attorney-at-law, Independent Practice, Zagreb

Sara Pendjer

Attorney-at-law, NSTLAW Belgrade, co-chair -40 Serbian Arbitration Association

Samantha J. Rowe

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, London

Tanja Šumar

Attorney-at-law, Moravčević Vojnović and partners in cooperation with Schönherr, Belgrade

For further information, please contact:

Sebastiano Nessi

Organisers