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This event is co-organised by the Oxford International Arbitration Society and the Oxford University Brazilian Society.

PROGRAMME

8:30 am - 9:00 am – Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am – WELCOME ADDRESS

André Luís Monteiro (Commercial Law Centre – University of Oxford; Andrade & Fichtner Advogados)

9:10 am - 9:30 am – KEYNOTE SPEECH

Professor Sir Bernard Rix (former Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal; 20 Essex Street)

9:30 am - 10:50 am – PANEL I: PROCEDURAL ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

Chair: Guilherme Recena Costa (Debevoise & Plimpton LLP)

9:30am-9:50am –  Determining jurisdiction: finding the law applicable to the arbitration agreement

Jan Kleinheisterkamp (LSE)

9:50 am - 10:10 am – TBA

Fabiano Robalinho (Brazilian Arbitration Committee; Sergio Bermudes Advogados)

10:10 am - 10:30am – Ex parte interim and conservatory measures

Mariana França Gouvêa (Nova Universidade de Lisboa; PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados)

10:30 am - 10:50am – Q & A
10:50 am - 11:10 am – Coffee Break

11:10 am - 12:30 pm – PANEL II: DISCUSSING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ARBITRATION AND THE JUDICIARY

Chair: Flávio Spaccaquerche Barbosa (Mattos Filho Advogados)

11:10 am - 11:30 am – Overview of the Superior Court of Justice’s Decisions towards Arbitration in Brazil

Pedro A. Batista Martins (Batista Martins Advogados)

11:30 am - 11:50 am – Judicial control of pre-dispute arbitration clauses in the consumer context

Andreas von Goldbeck (University of Oxford)

11:50 am - 12:10 pm – Taking the most out of the national courts of the seat of your arbitration

Felipe Vollbrecht Sperandio (Clyde & Co LLP)

12:10 pm -12:30 pm – Q & A
12:30 pm-1:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:50 pm – PANEL III: ARBITRATION AND CORRUPTION

Chair: João Loreto Ilhão Moreira (University of Oxford)

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm – English public policy and corruption

Stavros Brekoulakis (Queen Mary)

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm –  TBA

Gilberto Giusti (Pinheiro Neto Advogados)

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm – Corruption and Arbitration: Much to do about nothing?

José-Miguel Júdice (PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados)

2:30pm - 2:50pm – Q & A
2:50 pm - 3:10p m – Coffee Break

3:10 pm – 4:30 pm – PANEL IV: NEW TRENDS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

Chair: Tom Foxton (Oxford International Arbitration Society)

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm – Trends on international commercial arbitration following the 2015 Queen Mary's Survey

Loukas Mistellis (Queen Mary)

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm – The Recent Amendments to the Brazilian Arbitration Act: what can we expect?

Carlos Alberto Carmona (University of Sao Paulo; Marques Rosado, Toledo Cesar & Carmona Advogados)

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm – TBA

Hermes Marcelo Huck (University of Sao Paulo; Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados)

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm – Q & A

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm – CLOSING REMARKS

Fernanda Farina (President of the Oxford University Brazilian Society)