The 3rd Geneva Global Arbitration Forum

Thursday October 21, 1993

The Arbitrator's Role: New Dimensions ?

8:00 Registration

9:00 Introduction

Morning session: The drive towards speedier arbitral justice

9:15 The Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Industry Arbitration Rules and their Expedited Procedure

Pierre-Yves Tschanz
Tavernier, Gillioz, de Preux, Dorsaz, Geneva

10:00 The Expedited Procedure in Maritime and Commodities Arbitration

Stephen Smid
Société Générale de Surveillance, Geneva
Maritime arbitrator; member of the GAFTA and FOSTA Appeal Boards

10:45 Coffee

11:15 The Fast Track Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce

Benjamin Davis
Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Moses Silverman
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York

12:00 Panel discussion with the speakers and

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mustill
Lord of Appeal, House of Lords, London

Mauro Rubino-Sammartano
Studio Rubino-Sammartano & Associati, Milan
Chairman of the Italian Branch of the Cour Européenne d'Arbitrage

13:00 Lunch

Afternoon session: The arbitrator as a creator of value

14:30 Creating Value Through Process Design

Robert H. Mnookin
Professor, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, U.S.A.

16:00 Coffee

16:15 Panel discussion with the speakers and

Mark Augenblick
Shaw Pittman Potts & Trowbridge, Washington, D.C.

Jean-Pierre Mean
General Counsel, Landis & Gyr, Zurich

Eric Robine
Director, Litigation Department, GEC Alsthom, Paris

The conference will end at 17:00

Conference chairman: Jacques Werner