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Winter Academy Program

Winter Academy on International Arbitration “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration

General Courses with Case Studies

  • Arbitration Agreement and its Validity: Main Pitfalls for the Parties and Arbitrators (4 h 30 min)
    Andrey Panov
  • Choice of Law in Arbitration and its Implications (4 h 30 min)
    Daria Zhdan-Pushkina

Special Courses

  • "Due Process Paranoia" in a Cross-Border Arbitration: A Duty to Render an Enforceable Award (3 h)
    Melissa Magliana
  • Confidentiality and Transparency. Digital Trust v. Cyber Risks (3 h)
    Luke Pardey
  • Fast Track Arbitrations: Due Process Considerations (1 h 30 min)
    Peter Pettibone
  • Construction and Oil & Gas Arbitration: Peculiarities and Practical Considerations (1 h 30 min)
    Anna Grischenkova
  • Rise of “Green Arbitration”: Climate Change and Renewable Energy Disputes (1 h 30 min)
    Wendy J. Miles QC
  • Tackling Cultural and Procedural Differences in a Globalized World (1 h 30 min)
    Laurence Ponty
  • Cross-examination in International Arbitration (1 h 30 min)
    Timothy G. Nelson


  • Advocacy Workshop: How to Prevail a Multibillion Case and Tackle Derailed Tactics of Your Opponents (1 h 30 min)
    Baiju Vasani
  • Expert Evidence and Damages Workshop: Should Artificial Intelligence Tools Be Used? (1 h 30 min)
    Michael Swainston QC

Guest Lectures

  • The Quest for Efficiency in International Arbitration: Who Drives the Process? (1 h 30 min)
    Professor Loukas Mistelis, Queen Mary University of London
  • Limits to Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration (1 h 30 min)
    Professor Franco Ferrari, NYU