Welcome Remarks from the ISTAW Committee
The ISTAW Keynote Lecture: Istanbul’s Place in the World of Arbitration
14:45 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:00
A discussion on how will the EU (or can it ever) overcome the issues of incompatibility.
16:00 – 17:00
This panel analyses how technology has transformed arbitration from helping streamline processes, improving cost-effectiveness to the growing use of AI in IA and the rise of technology-related arbitration.
17:30 – 20:30
Boat Tour – Sponsored by
08:30 – 09:30
Welcome Breakfast & Coffee
09:45 – 11:00
In this panel, experts will be discussing the effects of the global energy crisis in arbitration, and they will forecast the type of disputes in arbitration that we will mostly see in arbitration forums in the future.
11:00 – 11:15
Morning Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15
To be funded or not to be funded… That is the question!
Potential benefits and disadvantages of funding for lawyers and GCs. Also, discussion on litigation and arbitration insurance that funders and lawyers are using globally.
12:15 – 13:15
13:15 – 14:15
In-house Counsel Perspective
14:15 – 15:30
Panel will focus on commercial and investment disputes arising during the life cycle of infrastructure projects and damage quantification for such disputes.
15:30 – 15:45
15:45 – 17:00
Arbitration in Middle East – is a new era brewing?
08:30 – 09:15
Brief Presentations on Human Rights & Arbitration
09:45 – 11:00
Dissecting the diversity issue into lessons learned, what is working and what more is required for the (im)perfect future
11:00 – 11:20
Morning Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:20
The financial, technical, operational and cultural challenges associated with the energy transition and the issues it seeks to resolve are enormous and friction between stakeholders is inevitable – what disputes do we expect to see and where will they be resolved?
12:20 – 13:20
13:20 – 14:20
Our panel will combine the unique perspectives of in-house legal counsel, external counsel and claim consultant in discussing key aspects of a construction dispute.
14:20 – 14:35
Afternoon Coffee Break
14:35 – 15:40
Speakers assessing both the latest ICSID Rules amendments, the state-of-play of UNCITRAL Working Group III discussions. They will also discuss the importance of experts, arbitrators and new players.
15:40 – 16:40
Arbitral Institutions: Trends for Innovation and Efficiency in International Arbitration
16:40 – 16:50
16:50 – 17:00
08:50 – 12:50
Young Arbitration Event
08:50 – 09:20
09:20 – 09:40
Young Organizations’ Opening Remarks
09:40 – 10:40
Energy Transition Ecosystem: General Trends and Disputes
11:10 – 12:00
Behind the Scenes: Arbitral Hearings and Beyond
19:00 – 22:00
Sait Halim Pasha Mansion
Sait Halim Pasha Mansion is conveniently located on Istanbul’s dazzling waterfront allowing transfer both by land and sea.
The mansion is situated at a distance of 30 minutes (16 km) to Taksim Square, 40 minutes (36 km) to Istanbul International Airport and 45 minutes (47 km) to Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.
The port at the mansion is suitable for ships, big and small. The travel time by sea from Beşiktaş and Kabataş Ports is 45 and 55 minutes, respectively.
MSA Restaurant is located inside the Sabancı Museum and it belongs to MSA (Culinary Arts Academy). The restaurant is right next to the Bosphorus and visitors can enjoy enjoy a beautiful view of Istanbul.