May 09 2018

Who's Who Legal Future Leaders: Arbitration Conference

Organised by: Who’s Who Legal in association with Global Arbitration Review

Wednesday, 9th May 2018

United Kingdom

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Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review are joining forces to launch the inaugural Who’s Who Legal Future Leaders: Arbitration Conference.


Leilah Bruton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Yasmine Lahlou, Chaffetz Lindsey


13.30: Welcome coffee and registration

14.00: An introduction to the Who’s Who Legal Future Leaders research

Rupert Wilson, Editor, Who’s Who Legal

14.05: Chairs’ opening remarks

Leilah Bruton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Yasmine Lahlou, Chaffetz Lindsey

14.15: Session One: A fireside chat with two leading arbitrators

15.00: Session Two: What are the top future trends in international arbitration?

Our panel will explore key issues which are raising critical, ethical and legal challenges to the arbitration community.

Topics to discuss:

  • The rise of Third Party Funding

  • Technology – how’s it being used now? And how might it be used in the future?

  • Corruption involving the parties or the tribunal

  • The future of investment treaty disputes

  • Regionalisation of international arbitration: development and challenges

16.15: Coffee break

16.45: Session Three: The Debate 

Motion: Raising the curtain on commercial arbitration: is confidentiality now outdated in the age of transparency?

An Oxford Union-style debate, before a panel of three judges.

18.15: Chairs’ closing remarks

Leilah Bruton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Yasmine Lahlou, Chaffetz Lindsey

18.30 onwards: Networking cocktail reception to celebrate those featured in the Future Leaders: Arbitration Survey. 

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