BIAC International Arbitration Conference, February 23, 2018

BIAC – Bucharest International Court of Arbitration invites you to an international conference on arbitration topics on February 23, 2018, starting with 17:00, at the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, Aula Magna.

The conference takes place in the preamble of the Fifth Romanian BIAC Pre-moot, in the preparation for the International Arbitration Competition Willem C. Vis. The Pre-moot is organized by BIAC – Bucharest International Arbitration Court in partnership with the Vindobona Association for the Arbitration Promotion in Romania and the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest.


16:30 Registration & welcome coffee

17:00 Welcoming Remarks

Mr. Dan Vișoiu, BIAC Secretary General

17:10 First Panel: Ethics in Arbitration

Moderator: Mrs. Ileana Smeureanu, Associate, Global Disputes, Jones Day France

–  Party Representation in International Arbitration – Mrs. Lucia Raimanová

The Role of Self-regulation – Mr. João Pedro Biazi

Liability of Arbitrators – Mr. Peter A. Barna

Does the Third-Party Funding Contract Alter the Rules of the Game? – Mrs. Cristina Florescu

18:30 Second Panel: The Future in Investment Arbitration

Moderator: Mr. Dan Vișoiu, BIAC Secretary General

Dealing with Corruption Allegations in Investor-State Arbitration – Mrs. Ileana Smeureanu

The Nationality of Investors: An Unresolved Issue – Mr. Lucian Ilie

Interplay of Local and International Law and Role of Local Counsel in International Investment Arbitration – Mr. András Dániel László

Factors influencing quantification of damage. Lessons from the past towards a more precise future – Mr. Vicu Buzac

19:50 Closing Remarks

20:00 Dinner Buffet & Networking

Presentations and discussions will be held in English.

Participation is free of charge, based on prior confirmation at, until February 20, 2018.

More information about the Fifth Romanian BIAC Pre-moot can be found here.