Programme

  1. May 21, 2015
  2. SESSIONS
  3. SESSIONS II
The Business of Arbitration - The Econom...

The Business of Arbitration - The Econom...

Andrew Tepperman, Vice President, Charles River Associates, Toronto
Why Arbitrate

Why Arbitrate

This session will explore what is driving...
Finding our Niche

Finding our Niche

Competition is fierce among international arbitration centres.
Hot Topics in International Arbitration

Hot Topics in International Arbitration

A discussion of the leading issues trending
The Courts and Arbitration

The Courts and Arbitration

One of the three principles of the Arbitration Act, 2013 is that...
One Million Opportunities

One Million Opportunities

Parties choose to arbitrate and many commercial contracts drafted...
The BVI International Arbitration Centre

The BVI International Arbitration Centre

The Arbitration Act, 2013 provides for the establishment...
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Speakers

Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, MHA,--Premier of the British Virgin Islands

Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, MHA,Premier of the British Virgin Islands

Justice Barry Leon--High Court of the Virgin Islands (Commercial Division), Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Justice Barry LeonHigh Court of the Virgin Islands (Commercial Division), Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Dame Janice M. Pereira--Chief Justice, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, St. Lucia

Dame Janice M. PereiraChief Justice, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, St. Lucia

Lord Goldsmith QC--Co-Managing Partner and Chair of European and Asian Litigation, Debevoise & Plimpton, London

Lord Goldsmith QCCo-Managing Partner and Chair of European and Asian Litigation, Debevoise & Plimpton, London

Andrew Tepperman--Vice President Charles River Associates Toronto, Canada

Andrew TeppermanVice President Charles River Associates Toronto, Canada

Dawn Smith--General Counsel of the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission

Dawn SmithGeneral Counsel of the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission

Gerard St.C Farara Q.C.--Senior Partner and Head of Litigation of FARARA KERINS, BVI

Gerard St.C Farara Q.C.Senior Partner and Head of Litigation of FARARA KERINS, BVI

Professor Janet Walker--Osgoode Hall Law School & Arbitration Place Toronto, Canada

Professor Janet WalkerOsgoode Hall Law School & Arbitration Place Toronto, Canada

Ben Love--Partner,Senior Associate, New York

Ben LovePartner,Senior Associate, New York

Jennifer Potter-Questelles--Deputy Managing Director, Corporate Services

Jennifer Potter-QuestellesDeputy Managing Director, Corporate Services

Carita Wallgren-Lindholm--Founding Partner, Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd

Carita Wallgren-LindholmFounding Partner, Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd

Cherno Jallow, QC--Director, Policy, Research and Statistics

Cherno Jallow, QCDirector, Policy, Research and Statistics

Calvin A. Hamilton--Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies Cavehill Campus, Bridgetown

Calvin A. HamiltonFaculty of Law, University of the West Indies Cavehill Campus, Bridgetown

Murray L. Smith, LLM--Chartered Arbitrator, SMITH BARRISTERS

Murray L. Smith, LLMChartered Arbitrator, SMITH BARRISTERS

Sarah Masson--Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution Appleby BVI

Sarah MassonSenior Associate, Dispute Resolution Appleby BVI

Natalie L. Reid--Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York

Natalie L. ReidPartner, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York

Tameka Davis--Counsel, Conyers Dill &Pearman, BVI

Tameka DavisCounsel, Conyers Dill &Pearman, BVI

Jeffrey Elkinson--Director/Partner of Conyers Dill and Pearman Limited, Bermuda

Jeffrey ElkinsonDirector/Partner of Conyers Dill and Pearman Limited, Bermuda

Hussein Haeri--Partner, Withers LLP, London

Hussein HaeriPartner, Withers LLP, London

Adenike M. Sicard--Partner, Head of Corporate and Commercial, HPA Lawyers

Adenike M. SicardPartner, Head of Corporate and Commercial, HPA Lawyers

Professor Doug Jones AO--Independent International Arbitrator, Canada/Australia

Professor Doug Jones AOIndependent International Arbitrator, Canada/Australia

Alva Mc Call--Deputy Director of the Policy, Research and Statistics Division, Financial Services Commission

Alva Mc CallDeputy Director of the Policy, Research and Statistics Division, Financial Services Commission

Andrew Thorp--Partner, Harneys

Andrew ThorpPartner, Harneys

Jeremy Child--Partner, Harneys

Jeremy ChildPartner, Harneys

Getting here

Maria's by the Sea

Located in the heart of Road Town, Maria’s by the Sea is perfectly situated on the shore of Road Harbour thus taking advantage of the convenience of being in town while enjoying some of the best views of the harbour and Sir Francis Drakes Channel.

P.O. Box 2364 - Road Town
Tortola, British Virgin Islands VG1110

Diamond Sponsor

Conyers Dill & Pearman

Sponsors

BVI Finance The BVI Beacon The BVI International Arbitration Centre HARNEYS

Supporting Organizations

BVI Finance The International Journal of Commercial and Treaty Arbitration Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Canada International Chamber of Commercen The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)