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.

Season's Greetings for 2022

We are very happy to share the very special greetings for 2022 from some of our past guests at Vienna Arbitration Talks.

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

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Episode 14

Professor William (Rusty) W. Park of Boston University School of Law discusses the Alabama Arbitration, a historic 1870s arbitration, which concerned a claim that the United States made against the United Kingdom on the grounds of breaching its neutrality obligations in the American Civil War. The…

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Episode 13

Claudia Salomon, President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, joins Peter Rižnik to discuss the growing need for the adoption of a more client-focused mindset in international arbitration. To better meet the parties' expectations, Claudia proposes to include them more closely into the…

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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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