Arbitration in times of health crisis

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Arbitration is often praised for its flexibility and agility. The unprecedented crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic is putting the mechanisms of arbitration to the test. How does an arbitration institution function during a health crisis? What support from the judge? What adaptations of procedures and substantive issues arise?
Debate within the framework of a seminar to be held on 7 May from 4 to 5 pm.

Moderator: Marc Henry, President of the AFA, Associate Lawyer, FTMS

With around the following topics:

– The activity of the arbitration institution in times of crisis – Charles Kaplan, Associate Lawyer, Orrick

– The Arbitration Agreement, the Understandings and the Crisis Arbitration Procedure – Charles Jarrosson, Professor of law

– Force majeure in the light of an unprecedented pandemic – Marie Danis, Associate Lawyer, August & Debouzy

– What are the conditions and effects of the theory of contingency with regard to circumstances – Romain Dupeyré, Associate Lawyer, DWF

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