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About Milan Arbitration

Università degli Studi di Milano and the European Court of Arbitration, in cooperation with Comitato Italiano dell’Arbitrato, DLA Piper, and DEUTRADIS Search Center organize the second edition of MIAW, the “Milan Arbitration Week” , a series of different events (conferences, round-table debates, legal competitions), held in streaming and related to arbitration.

Renowned Italian and foreign experts from academia, legal profession will address from different angles some of the most relevant topics related to the field. In addition, MIAW will include two legal competitions: the third edition of the Milan Investment Arbitration Pre-Moot a, with the participation of several Universities from all around the world. 

Scientific and Organization Committee: Mauro Rubino Sammartano – Albert Henke – Ruggero Rubino Sammartano.

MiAW Events

Angelo Castagnola, Full Professor of Insolvency Law – Università degli Studi, Milan
Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, Chartered Arbitrator, President – European Court of Arbitration
Albert Henke, Associate Professor of Civil Procedure – Università degli Studi, Milan

Conference on
Il percorso della Riforma Cartabia
(The Path to the Cartabia Reform)
(in Italian)

Filippo Danovi, Full Professor of Civil Procedure at the State University of Milan Bicocca

(Further possible evolution of Arbitration Law)

(in Italian)

Organized by Comitato Italiano Arbitrato

Carmine Punzi, Emeritus Professor of the University “La Sapienza” of Rome

Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, Chartered Arbitrator, President – European Court of Arbitration

15:00 - 16:00 (on line)

(in English)

Federico Antich, Co-Chair IBA Mediation Committee, President of the Centre of Mediation
for Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East

A Chat with the Winners of the 30th Edition of the
Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Team and coaches from University of Vienna

15:00-16:30 (on line)

(in English)

• WIPO Mediation Pledge for IP and Technology Disputes
Leandro Toscano | Head, Business Development Unit | WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center


• CPR’s Dispute Prevention Pledge for Business Relationships
Ellen Waldman, Vice President, Advocacy & Educational, CPR Dispute Resolution

Federico Ortino, Associate Director of Centre for International Governance
and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD), and Professor of International Economic Law at
The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London,

Andrea Rusca LLM, Founding Partner at ISA-Lex Avocats (Geneva)

15:00-17:00 (on line)

Nikos Lavranos, Guest Professor of International Investment Law,
Free University of Brussels, Belgium

Secretary General of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)

Frankfurt Investment Pre-Moot Conference

organized by DLA Piper, Milan
(in English)

Maria Chiara Malaguti President of Unidroit and Full Professor of International law at
Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (Key note Speaker)

Crina Baltag Associate Professor in International Arbitration at Stockholm University

Marina Matousekova International Arbitration Lawyer
Partner at TALMA Dispute Resolution (Paris)

Irene Petrelli Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost (Milan)

14:00 - 19:00 (on line)

University of Vienna, Austria

Queen Mary University of London, UK

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In Cooperation With

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Wednesday 24 May 2023

• Equal Representation for Expert Witnesses Pledge
Isabel Kunsman, Partner Alix & Partners, Washington

• European Court of Arbitrator’s Pledge
Dr. Antonios Tsavdaridis, Secretary General of the European Court of Arbitration
and Partner at Rokas (Athens)

• The Green Pledge
Stefano Catelani, Partner Calimala Legal (Italy)

18:00-19:00 (on-line)

Book presentation on
International Construction Arbitration Handbook
2023, John W Hinchey and Troy L. Harris

Troy L. Harris, Adjunct professor of law at Emory Law School in Atlanta,
Co-chair of the International Litigation Subcommittee of the Commercial and
Business Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association

Thursday 25 May 2023

Veronika Korom, President of the Hungarian Arbitration Association,
Partner, Queritius (Paris), Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

Josè Àngel Rueda Garcia, Partner Cuatrecasas (Madrid)

Friday 26 May 2023
9:00 -12.00

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Tashkent State University of Law (TSUL), Uzbekistan
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University, Zimbabwe
Higher School of Economics, Russia

At 19:00 Cokctail Reception offered by
DLA Piper, Milan on their Rooftop.