MARC participation at the Paris Arbitration Week 2020
MARC participated in two webinars during the Paris Arbitration Week (PAW) which is a key industry event hosted in the home of international arbitration connecting a diverse and dynamic professional community. The annual event brings together the international arbitration community during a week of academic debates and professional exchange with over 60 official events, welcoming over 2,000 participants from all over the world.
On Wednesday 8 July 2020, the Head of MARC, Dipna Gunnoo, moderated a panel on "Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration". This virtual event organized by Jus Mundi was a big success with 200+ unique viewers from all around the world. As the moderator of the first panel, she shared her views with her distinguished panellists (Daniel Greineder, Partner, Peter & Kim; Laurent Jaeger, Partner, King & Spalding; Ioana Knoll-Tudor, Partner, Jeantet - avocats and Dr Jamsheed Peeroo, Barrister, 36 Stone and Peeroo Chambers) on "Increased Transparency and Scrutiny over Conflicts of Interest in Arbitration".
On Friday 10 July 2020, the Head of MARC, spoke along with other arbitration practitioners from leading arbitration institutions, in particular the Singapore International Arbitration Center, the London Court of International Arbitration and the ICSID which is the international arbitration center of the World Bank, in Washington. This event was organized by Laborde Law and was entitled “Modernising Institutional Rules and Practices”. The panel debated about the reforms of arbitration rules and practices at leading arbitral institutions and its key representatives, namely Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof (LCIA); Gonzalo Flores (ISCID); and Kevin Nash (SIAC).