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2nd GAR Live Vienna 2018

Freitag, 19. Oktober 2018, 09:00 - 17:30


VIAC together with ArbAUT and YAAP is co-organizer of the 2nd of GAR Live Vienna in association with the Austrian Arbitration Association and the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners. The conference will be held on 19 October 2018 in the SkyLounge of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Austrian still serves as a gateway to the CEE/SEE region and thus this conference aims at covering topics specifically relevant in and to this area such as enforcement of awards, effects of political change etc.. 

Thus, the GAR Live Vienna Event is a Must when you do or are planning to do
business in that region.

Eliane Fischer (YAAP), Alice Fremuth-Wolf (VIAC), Stefan Riegler (ArbAUT)

The lunch-time KEYNOTE SPEECH will be held by Jörg Risse on “Poetic Prophecy: The Future of Arbitration”.

The programme consists of the following 4 sessions:

Session 1 will deal with Settlement in Arbitration – should more cases settle and, if so, what is getting in the way?
Session 2 is Question time on third party funding; and M&A disputes
Session 3 will deal with the future of investment arbitration - where do things go from here? 
Session 4 is the famous GAR Live debate on the following motion: “This house believes, in all but exceptional cases, document production is a complete waste of time" 

Following the event a Lifetime award will be presented to Prof Eric Bergsten with a laudatio held by Daniel Girsberger and Stavros Brekoulakis. 

Confirmed speakers include:
Davor Babic, Julie Bédard, Dirk Buschle, Stavros Brekoulakis, Nadia Darwazeh, Ulrich Hagel, Wulf Gordian Hauser, Stephan Jagusch, Werner Jahnel, Amy Kläsener, Sabine Konrad, Martin Magal, Patrizia Netal, Allison Nold, Paschalis Paschalidis, August Reinisch, Franz Schwarz, Anna-Maria Tamminen, Dalibor Valincic, Yulia Zagonek

The Event will conclude with a networking cocktail on the roof-top of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Don't miss this unique opportunity of being part of the 2nd GAR Live Vienna Event.

For further information on the detailed programme and registration please visit