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11th IFCAI Biennial Conference - Costs in Arbitration

Datum:    May 16, 2011   -   May 18, 2011
Ort: Berlin


PROGRAM

 

May 16, 2011

7.00 pm

Opening Reception

Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Chairman, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)

Diana Droulers, President, International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI)

Dr. Birgit Grundmann, State Secretary, German Ministry of Justice

 

May 17, 2011
 

From 8.00 am Registration

9.00 am Welcome and Opening

Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Chairman, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)

Diana Droulers, President, International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI)

 

Morning Session

Chair: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Chairman, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)

 

9.30 – 10.45 am

What are “costs” in arbitration?

• Institutional and parties’ costs

• Arbitrators’ fees

• Arbitrators’ expenses (travel, hotel, insurance? literature?)

• Hearing costs (rooms, translation, court reporters, secretary of the tribunal)

• VAT issues

Diana Droulers, President, International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI)

Prof. Dr. Siegfried H. Elsing, LL.M., Orrick Hölters & Elsing, Düsseldorf

 

10.45 – 11.15 am

Coffee Break

 

11.15 – 1.15 pm

How are costs affected by international differences in remuneration of arbitrators and counsel?

• Cost indices

• Different fee schedules

• Currency

Brooks W. Daly, Deputy Secretary General, Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

Marek Furtek, Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce

Meg Kinnear, Secretary General, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Adrian Winstanley, Director-General, London Court of Arbitration (LCIA)

Prof. Alexander S. Komarov, Member of the Presidium, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC)

 

1.15 – 3.15 pm

Lunch Break

 

Afternoon session

Chair Jens Bredow, Secretary General, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)

 

3.15 – 5.30 pm

What happens when respondent does not pay?

• Regulations in institutional rules?

• Orders for security for costs

• Termination of the arbitration

• Sanctions by the tribunal in the award

• Separate award on costs

• State court claims

• Funding for arbitration

Dr. Nabil Elaraby, Director, Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)

Annette Magnusson, Secretary General, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)

Dr. Michael Moser, Chairperson, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

Prof. Dr. Burghard Piltz, Brandi Dröge Piltz Suderow & Gronemeyer Rechtsanwälte, Gütersloh

 

7.00 pm

Berlin Dinner

 

May 18, 2011

Morning session

Chair Brooks W. Daly, Deputy Secretary General, Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

 

9.30 – 11.00 am

Decision on costs - Allocation of and interests on costs

• Cost follows the “event” – What is the event?

• Legal bases for interest: Rate? Currency? Starting date?

• Simple or Compound?

Dr. Klaus A. Gerstenmaier, Haver & Mailänder, Stuttgart

Yu Jianlong, Vice Chairman and Secretary General, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)

Dr. Bohuslav Klein, Honorary President, Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic

William K. Slate, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Arbitration Association (AAA)

 

11.00 - 11.20 am

Coffee Break

 

11.20 – 1.45 pm

Methods of reducing costs in international commercial arbitration?

• What specific measures should be considered?

• Possibilities for Parties, Arbitrators and Institutions?

Stefano Azzali, Secretary General, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan (CAM)

Jason Fry, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Ulrike Gantenberg, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Düsseldorf

Dr. Anke Sessler, Siemens AG, München

 


Registration Fee: EUR 450.00 + 19% VAT = EUR 535.50

The registration fee includes the Opening Reception on May 16, lunch, beverages and dinner on May 17 as well as beverages on May 18 and conference documents.

Guests who only participate in the dinner on May 17 will be invoiced with an amount of EUR 100.00 plus 19% VAT and have to be registered seperately. When registering guests please make sure that only the tick box "Conference Dinner (only)" is clicked. Please note that the participation in the Conference Dinner is only possible for guests accompanying a conference participant.

We kindly ask for the registration fee for the conference to be paid upon receipt of our invoice to the account of the German Institution of Arbitration.

IFCAI Conference BERLIN, May 16 – 18, 2011 – Hotel Information

Hotel  

Room Rate 

Break­fast 

Reservation period ends on

Remarks 

HOTEL ADLON KEMPINSKI
Unter den Linden 77
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 22610
Fax: +49 30 22612222
www.hotel-adlon.de
; www.kempinski.com

230.00 € (single/

double)

 

39.00 €

 

21.03.2011/

04.04.2011

 

100 rooms;

VENUE!

THE RITZ-CARLTON
Potsdamer Platz 3
10785 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 337777
Fax: +49 30 33 7775555
www.ritzcarlton.com


235.00 € (single);

255.00 € (double)

38.00 €

04.04.2011

 

20 rooms

BRANDENBURGER HOF BERLIN
Eislebener Strasse 14
10789 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 21405600
Fax +49 30 21405100
www.brandenburger-hof.com

230.00 € (single);

265.00 € (double)

14.00 – 32.00 €

07.03.2011/

04.04.2011

20 rooms

ELLINGTON HOTEL BERLIN
Nürnberger Straße 50-55
10789 Berlin

Phone:   +49 30 683152303
Fax:  +49 30 683155555

www.ellington-hotel.com

138.00 € (single);

148.00 € (double)

19.00 €

04.04.2011

20 rooms

EXCELSIOR HOTEL BERLIN
Hardenbergstraße 14
10623 Berlin

Phone +49 30 3155 0
Fax +49 30 31551053

www.grandcity-hotel-berlin-excelsior.de

110.00 € (single);

130.00 € (double)

Incl.

21.02.2011

50 rooms

SOFITEL BERLIN GENDARMENMARKT
Charlottenstraße 50-52
10117 Berlin

Phone +49 30 203751831
Fax    +49 30 203751866
www.sofitel.com

184.00 € (single);

199.00 € (double)

28.00 €

06.04.2011

25 single rooms;

15 double rooms

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT
BERLIN MITTE
Axel-Springer-Str. 55
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 8009282200
Fax: +49 30 8009282100

www.marriott.de/hotels/travel/bermt-courtyard-berlin-city-center/

129.00 € (single); 139.00 € (double)

Incl.

04.04.2011

20 rooms




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