The Swedish Arbitration Days 2008

Programme and speakers

Time4-5 September 2008

PlaceClarion Hotel Sign, Stockholm

Public Policy in International Arbitration

The Swedish Arbitration Days 2008 will bring together leading international arbitrators, scholars and practitioners to discuss issues relating to the growing importance of public policy in international arbitration, including:

  • public policy in relation to investment treaty arbitration;
  • public policy as applied by the arbitral forum;
  • substantive and procedural public policy;
  • scope of review in annulment proceedings;
  • public policy as a bar to recognition and enforcement of a foreign award under the New York Convention; and
  • public policy and the UNCITRAL Model Law.

The prominent speakers include (in order of appearance):

  • Mr. Bo G.H. Nilsson
  • Ambassador Hans Corell
  • Lord Goldsmith QC
  • Prof. Pierre Lalive
  • V.V. Veeder QC
  • Prof. Kaj Hobér
  • Mr. Christer Söderlund
  • Mr. John Kadelburger
  • Prof. Piero Bernardini
  • Mr. Stephen Jagusch
  • Dr. Richard Kreindler
  • Mr. Audley Sheppard
  • Mr. Hans Bagner
  • Mr. David W Rivkin
  • Mr. Renaud Sorieul
  • Prof. Alexander Komarov
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Hertzfeld
  • Dr Karim Hafez
  • Dr. Pierre Karrer
  • Michael Hwang S.C.
  • Dr. Michael Moser
  • Mr. Hiroo Advani
  • Dr. Pierre Mayer