37th AAA- ICDR – ICC – ICSID Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration

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Session ID: ED6222004

37th AAA- ICDR – ICC – ICSID Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration


Registration Status: Open

Registration for this program closes on November 11, 2022 12:00 AM

Registration Fee
Price (USD)
Before Oct 14, 2022
General $400.00 $350.00
In-House Counsel $250.00 -

Refund Policy

Please note that space availability is limited.  Should  you need to cancel your registration, a refund of 50% of the registration fee paid is available until November 1, 2022.  We regret that no refunds can be made after that date.  Substitutions can be made at any time.


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  • Start Date

    November 14, 2022 8:00 AM (EST)
  • End Date

    November 14, 2022 7:00 PM
  • Duration

    11 hours
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Faculty and Summary


“International Commercial and Investment Arbitration – Who Is In Charge?”

Since 1983, three of the leading international arbitral institutions annually cosponsor a joint colloquium that covers significant topics in the field of international commercial arbitration.  The joint colloquium brings world-renowned international arbitrators and practitioners to attend, present and discuss some of the most significant developments in the field.

This year’s event will feature sessions that will discuss the Codes of Conduct in international commercial and investment arbitration, a round-table discussion panel on the perspective of in-house and government counsel and a fast-moving session where the panel will discuss a number of scenarios and asked “What would you do?” in that particular situation.


  • Recent Institutional Developments at the AAA-ICDR/ICC/ICSID
  • Conflicts of Interest & Disclosures – Codes of Conduct
  • The In‐House and Government Counsel’s Roundtable


08:30 -9:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee

9:00-9:15 Welcome

Eric P. Tuchmann

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


09:15 – 10:00

  • Institutional Developments: Reports from Each Institution

A discussion of recent developments throughout the world, as well as each organization’s highlights.


Meg Kinnear, Secretary-General, ICSID, Washington, D.C.

India Johnson, President and CEO, AAA-ICDR, New York, NY

Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, FR

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee & Tea Break  

1030 – 11:45

  • Conflicts of Interest & Disclosures – Codes of Conduct

This panel will discuss issues related to conflicts of interest and disclosures,  the independence and impartiality requirements, challenges, double hatting and perspectives regarding applicable Codes of Conduct reflecting the duty to conduct proceedings with integrity, fairness, efficiency and civility.


Julie Bédard, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY


Oliver Armas, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY

Chiann Bao, Arbitration Chambers, Hong Kong

Aisha Nadar, Advokatfirman Runeland AB, Stockholm, SE

 11:45 – 13:45 Lunch Speaker (120 min. with 70 min. for speaker)

Speaker – Deborah Enix-Ross, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, NY

 13:45 – 15:00

  • The In‐House and Government Counsel’s Roundtable – Discussion on their Approach to an International and Investment Arbitration

This panel will feature a discussion from in‐house and government counsel as they discuss best practices and the unique aspects of conducting an international and/or investment arbitration from their various perspectives. This panel will discuss whether their role has changed over the last few years, their involvement in the ADR processes and their coordination with the counsel they select for their international arbitrations.


John M. Townsend, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Washington, D.C.


Effie D. Silva, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Miami, FL

Shane Spelliscy, Director General and Deputy Legal Advisor, Trade Law Bureau at Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, CA

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee & Tea Break

15:30 – 17:00

  • What Would You Do?

This session will cover a number of international arbitration scenarios that the panel will consider and discuss what they would do if faced with the particular situation. Audience participation/polling will also be considered.

17: 00 Closing remarks and Adjourn to reception.

17:00-19:00 Reception

The Joint Colloquium Closing Reception will join with the
New York Arbitration Week Opening Reception on
November 14, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Joint Colloquium full-day program registrants do not need to register for the NYAW Opening Reception.

To register for the New York Arbitration Week Opening Reception Only, please email Alyssa Montano at MontanoA@adr.org. Registration is complimentary courtesy of the NYAW sponsors and space is limited. This registration does not include access to the 37th Joint Colloquium full-day program.



CLE Information:

West LegalEdcenter is procuring continuing legal education (CLE) credits on behalf of American Arbitration Association. This program is currently available for CLE credits in New York. Credit amounts vary by attendance verification and jurisdictional rules.


Please contact Alyssa Montano at or 212-484-3281.