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 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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Episode 3

Shane Spelliscy, Director and General Counsel at Trade Law Bureau, Government of Canada, shares his insights into the work of UNCITRAL Working Group III on ISDS Reform, where he acts as its chairman.

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Episode 2

James Castello, Global Disputes Partner in the Paris office of King & Spalding, joins us in Vienna to share his experience and views on the ISDS Reform and the work of the 2019 autumn session of UNCITRAL Working Group III in Vienna.

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Episode 1

Jeremy K. Sharpe, Partner in the International Arbitration and Public International Law practices of Shearman & Sterling, joins us in Vienna to share his experience representing States in investment treaty arbitrations.

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