IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2

Session information

Hot topics in international arbitration
Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2


Arbitration Committee (Lead)


A discussion on hot topics in international arbitration at the time of the IBA 2017 Annual Conference (eg, the inevitable tension between efficient arbitration and due process/good quality in the arbitral administration of justice, corruption and the defence of illegality, trade sanctions in the enforcement of international contracts, the developing body of emergency arbitrations, information and profiling of arbitrators).

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Kate Brown de Vejar DLA Piper, Mexico City, Mexico
Jason Fry Clifford Chance LLP, Paris, France


José María Alonso Puig
Pierre Bienvenu IMK LLP, Montréal, Québec, Canada
The Hon The Hon Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah GBS, SC, JP GBS SC JP Department of Justice, Central, Hong Kong SAR
Liz Kyo-Hwa Chung Microsoft Korea, Seoul, South Korea; Membership Officer, Anti-Corruption Committee
Bernard Hanotiau Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels, Belgium
Peter Leaver KC One Essex Court, London, England
Professor Julian David Mathew Lew KC 20 Essex Street, London, England