ARBinBRIEF Special Episode – The War in Ukraine and the International Court of Justice

Ghazal Miyar

ARBinBRIEF presented a special episode dedicated to the war in Ukraine and the proceedings commenced by 𝗨𝗸𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗲 against the Russian Federation at the 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗝𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. We were honored to have public international law specialists Emilie Gonin and Dr maria varaki discuss the legal questions raised in these proceedings in a 30-minute live episode which took place on 𝟮𝟵 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶l 2022. This episode was not be recorded. This special episode was in collaboration with: Jus Mundi, Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge and United for Ukraine.  ARBinBRIEF Founding members: Elizabeth Chan (陳曉彤), Nata Ghibradze, Dr. Nadja Harraschain, Olga Hamama, Emily Hay, Iuliana Iancu, Ibukunoluwa Owa, Dara Sahab, Olga Sendetska, Mrinalini Singh and Vanessa Zimmermann de Meireles.

ARBinBRIEF – S01E09: Costs

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Parties incur costs throughout an arbitration. Are those costs recoverable? 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 can you recover costs, 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 costs, and to what extent can you recover them? 𝐄𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐝𝐞 𝟗 of 𝐀𝐑𝐁𝐢𝐧𝐁𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐅 which took place on 𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟑 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 heard Maria Hauser-Morel and Dr Crina Baltag, FCIArb discuss the costs issues which arise in the course of an arbitration, and how parties, counsel and arbitrators should approach them. This episode was moderated by Mrinalini Singh.

ARBinBRIEF – S01E08: Evaluating Witness Evidence

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The eighth episode of ARBinBRIEF took place on 9 February 2022 at 15:00 CET where we heard about how tribunals evaluate witness testimony, including if and when fact witness evidence is needed, and what we can do to make fact witness testimony useful and accurate. In this episode, Amani Khalifa was interviewed by Dr. Rukia Baruti, with Nata Ghibradze moderating.

ARBinBRIEF – S01E07: Pre-hearing Conferences


𝗘𝗽𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗱𝗲 𝟳 of 𝗔𝗥𝗕𝗶𝗻𝗕𝗥𝗜𝗘𝗙 took place on 𝗪𝗲𝗱𝗻𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝟮𝟲 𝗝𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 where Anna Masser and Efosa Ewere , FCIS, FCIArb(UK), ABR discussed when and how a pre-hearing conference can be used in preparation for the hearing. This episode was moderated by Olga Sendetska.

ARBinBRIEF – S01E06: Bifurcation


On 12 January 2022 at 11 am CET, ARBinBRIEF S01E06 was aired to discuss how bifurcation can be an effective tool for resolving arbitration proceedings in an efficient manner. In this episode, Céline Greenberg was interviewed by Emilia Onyema, with Iuliana Iancu moderating.

S01E04 – Drafting Procedural Order No.1


Following ARBinBRIEF’s third episode on case management conferences, the fourth ARBinBRIEF episode focused on drafting the Procedural Order No. 1 and its challenges. In this episode, Krystle Baptista was interviewed by Dana MacGrath and Vanessa Zimmermann de Meireles was moderating. This event took place on Wednesday 24 November 2021.

S01E03 – Case Management Conferences


Join us for the third episode of ARBinBRIEF with Suzanne Rattray (partner at Ranking Engineering Consultants) and Preety Bhagnani (partner at White & Case LLP), moderated by Elizabeth Chao (ArbitralWomen board member). The event will take place on 10 November 2021 at 14:00 CET. You can register here for this event.

S01E02 – I Am Appointed: Now What?


Join us for the second episode of ARBinBRIEF with Chiann Bao (arbitrator at Arbitration Chambers) and Fatima Balfaqeeh (Vice-Chair of the UAE Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), moderated by Dara Sahab (Squire Patton Boggs). The event will take place on 27 October 2021 at 15:00 CET. You can register here for this event.