Vienna Arbitration Talks

In our brand new interview series, join Peter Rižnik as he sits down with key players in the field of international arbitration and dispute resolution to discuss their experiences and perspectives on the evolution of and issues facing the profession today.

Episode 12

Prof. Klaus Sachs, Partner at CMS Hasche Sigle in Munich and member of the ICCA Governing Board, joins Peter Rižnik in a new episode of Vienna Arbitration Talks to discuss mid-stream conferences as a means of improving efficiency and predictability in arbitration. He shares his experiences from the…

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Episode 11

Santtu Turunen, Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (FAI) is our new guest at Vienna Arbitration Talks. Inspired by Simon Sinek and his book "Start with WHY", Santtu discusses the value proposition and the WHYs of international arbitration, as presented…

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Episode 10

Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, founding Partner at Levy Kaufmann-Kohler and immediate past President of ICCA, joins Peter Rižnik to share her views on the creation of a multilateral investment court. They review some of the criticisms of the current ISDS system and how a standing body could…

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Episode 9

Annet van Hooft of Van Hooft Legal joins Peter Rižnik in a new episode of Vienna Arbitration Talks to discuss document production in international arbitration.

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Season's Greetings for 2021

We are very excited to share these special greetings for 2021 from some of our past guests.

All the best from all of us at #ViennaArbitrationTalks. We wish you a happy and a healthy New Year!

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Episode 8

Sophie Nappert, 3 Verulam Buildings, and Paul Cohen, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square, discuss in our new episode recorded online the cutting-edge developments in international arbitration, addressing the use of artificial intelligence in international arbitration, the impact of quantum computing on our work…

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Episode 7

Michael Schneider, founding partner at LALIVE, joins us in Vienna to discuss interactive ways of conducting arbitration. He shares his experience as counsel and as arbitrator and gives tips on conducting effective hearings. He also discusses the work of UNCITRAL Working Group II on Expedited…

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Episode 6

Patricia Shaughnessy, Associate Professor at the Stockholm University, joins Peter Rižnik to discuss integrating ADR procedures into international arbitration, Arb-Med-Arb and the arbitrator's role in facilitating settlement. As the SCC’s representative in the ICCA's Diversity and Inclusiveness Task…

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Episode 5

Annette Magnusson, Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) shares her views on how international law and arbitration can be used to address climate change. She presents the results of the first round of Stockholm Treaty Lab, a global innovation…

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Episode 4

Lucy Greenwood, independent arbitrator and founder of GreenwoodArbitration, shares her experience as a sole practitioner and discusses equal representation of women in international arbitration. She presents her initiative, the Pledge for Greener Arbitrations, intended to contribute to managing…

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