Wednesday, 24 April 2013 22:19

"Conference on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Settlement in Germany, Greece and the Balkan States"

International Hellenic UniversityGerman Institution of Arbitration


Conference on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Settlement
in Germany, Greece and the Balkan States
13th May 2013


Venue: Auditorium of the International Hellenic University, 14th km Thessaloniki-N. Moudania, 57001 Thermi, Greece


10:00-10:15 Welcome
10:15-10:45 The German Arbitration Law and Arbitral Environment
Jens Bredow, DIS Secretary General, Cologne
10:45-11:15 Arbitration under DIS Rules
Ruth Mosch, DIS Case-Manager, Cologne
11:15-11:45 Coffee Break
11:45-12:05 Recent court decisions on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Greece
Professor Dr. Athanassios Kaissis, Aristotle University, International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki
12:05-12:25 Some Thoughts on the Relationship between the Institution, the Arbitrators and the Parties
Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Rolf A. Schütze, Stuttgart
12:25-13:30 Panel on Cultural and Regional Differences and their Influences on Alternative Dispute Resolution Proceedings with
Professor Athanassios Kaissis; Jens Bredow; Professor Hrvoje Sikiric, Zagreb; Professor Toni Deskoski, Skopje; Professor Gaso Knezevic, Belgrade, Professor Ziya Akinci, Istanbul


The Conference is free of charge but it is necessary to register online by using the form below.

Certificates of attendance will be provided upon request.

The working language of the conference is English, with simultaneous translation in Greek.

Transfer to IHU: There will be a free return bus service from downtown Thessaloniki (opposite from the Main Ceremony Hall of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on Egnatia Street) to the International Hellenic University. Time of departure is 09:00 (please arrive before that - priority will be given on a first come first served basis).


Who should attend?

The conference is of interest for business lawyers, in-house counsel and executive managers but likewise for academics – professors and students – and all persons interested to learn more about international and domestic arbitration and alternative dispute settlement. As many of the cross-border contracts in commerce and trade today contain arbitration clauses and many more should do, the importance of arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism can hardly be overstated. It therefore always is a sound decision to attend a conference focused on this field of law and commerce and to join in the discussion of the international business community.


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