In recent years technology has become an essential tool for resolving international arbitration disputes. Technologies like remote hearings and procedure management platforms have become almost standard. Numerous new technology-related legal developments have entered the international dispute resolution market and promise to create new considerations for arbitrators and parties alike. CIArb has always been at the forefront of such developments in dispute resolution. Join us as our experts share insights from their experience in the ever-changing technology landscape. This Ongoing Learning Webinar will focus on technology in arbitration and guide attendees through an exciting maze of technology and procedural matters that should be taken into account for an efficient arbitration involving the use of technology. We will explore due process, confidentiality, cybersecurity and other essential and practical matters in preparing for and handling an arbitration. We will then take a glance at new legal frontiers related to technology which are certain to impact arbitration in the coming years
This webinar is part of CIArb’s Ongoing Learning – a range of learning opportunities designed to help you deepen your knowledge and skills, and keep you informed and up-to-date. Look out for more information about Ongoing Learning in the coming months. Attendees will receive an Ongoing Learning certificate as part of this webinar, which counts towards 1.5 hours of CPD/CLE.
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CIArb members - Higher income countries*
CIArb members - Lower income countries**
* Valid for High-income and Upper-middle income economies as per World Bank classification.
** Valid for Low-income and Lower-middle-income economies as per World Bank classification.
Kateryna is CIArb’s Research Executive. Before joining CIArb Kateryna trained with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and practiced litigation with Integrites in Kyiv, Ukraine. Kateryna holds an LL.M in comparative and international dispute resolution from Queen Mary University of London and an LL.M in international trade regulation from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, where she also obtained an LL.B in international private law. Kateryna is responsible for maintaining the research strategy that contributes towards CIArb objectives concerning the use of alternative dispute resolution. She is, in particular, a co-author of the CIArb Guidance Note on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings, CIArb Framework Guideline on the Use of Technology in International Arbitration and acts as the lead UNCITRAL Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) delegate.
Stephanie Cohen is a Canadian arbitrator of international and domestic commercial disputes based in New York City and admitted to practice law in New York and Ontario, Canada. She has more than 20 years of experience in international arbitration and is recognized as a leading arbitrator by Chambers Global and USA Guides and Who’s Who Legal. She serves on arbitrator rosters for the AAA and ICDR, is a CPR Distinguished Neutral, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Chair of its New York Branch.
Stephanie regularly speaks and writes about international arbitration matters of practical interest and is well-known for her work on the impact of technology on the arbitration process. Most recently, she chaired the ICC Commission’s Working Group on the Use of Information Technology in International Arbitration which just published its new report on leveraging technology in international arbitration proceedings and she authored early-pandemic model procedures for conducting evidentiary hearings by videoconference. She is also the co-author of an award-winning, seminal article on cybersecurity and a member of the ICCA-CPR-NYC Bar Association Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.
Margie-Lys Jaime is Professor of Law at the University of Panama. She also acts as consultant and expert in commercial, trade and investment matters. Her practice includes international litigation, maritime disputes, commercial arbitration, investor-state dispute settlement, and international trade. Currently, she is legal adviser at Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Panama, and Of Counsel at Infante & Pérez-Almillano. She holds a PhD in Law and LLM in International Economic Affairs Law from the University of Paris II (Pantheon-Assas), an LLM in Arbitration and International Business Law from the University of Versailles (France), and an LLM in International Business and Economic Law with a Certificate in WTO Studies from Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington D.C. She is admitted to practice law in Panama, the State of New York, U.S.A., and holds the Certificate of Aptitude for the legal profession (CAPA) in Paris, France. She is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (FCIArb), and the President of the Mediation and Arbitration Committee of the National Bar Association of Panama (2019-2023).
Elliot is a partner in Freshfields’ international arbitration group based in New York. His practice focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration. He has particular expertise in the life sciences, energy, financial services, and technology sectors and has handled arbitration proceedings before almost every major arbitral institution.
Recent work highlights include representing ConocoPhillips in its $8.5 billion arbitration victory against Venezuela relating to one of the largest expropriations in history, a major European corporate in a multi-billion-dollar post-M&A rep and warranty arbitration, and a leading US life sciences company in a number of its high-stakes international arbitrations.
Elliot also represents companies in transnational litigation in US courts, including in relation to the enforcement of arbitral awards and sovereign immunity issues. He was part of the team that represented BG Group in the first ever case concerning a bilateral investment treaty to be considered by the US Supreme Court.
In 2021, Elliot was named as one of Who’s Who Legal’s leading arbitration lawyers and by Legal 500 USA as a “Leading Lawyer” nationwide. He has been ranked for international arbitration by Chambers Global and Chambers USA since 2017. Elliot is a member of the Executive Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and of the Executive Committee of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC).