AmCham Slovakia

Richard DeWitt Arbitration Conference

Richard DeWitt Arbitration Conference

Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 From 09:00 to 12:45


in cooperation with Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Law.



9:00    Opening

  • Mária Patakyová, Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, Comenius University
  • Martin Magál, AmCham Board Member

9:20    Presentation of commentary to the Commercial Arbitration Act

  • Pavel Lacko, Faculty of Law, Comenius University
  • Michal Hrušovský, Kinstellar

9:30    Panel 1: Avoiding Abuse of Commercial Arbitration

  • Katarína Šimalová, Winston & Strawn London LLP / Aceris Law LLC.

Current Issues of Abuse of Process in International Arbitration - International Perspective

  • Otakar Hájek, Hajek Legal
    Cases of Commercial Arbitration Abuse in Czech Republic – Challenges and Key Takeaways
  • Andrej Leontiev, TaylorWessing e/n/w/c
    Abusing Sport and Procedural Arbitration in Commercial Arbitration Cases
  • Eva Cibulková, Squire Patton Boggs
    Investment Arbitration – Tool for Protection from Criminal Prosecution?

11:00    Break

11:15    Panel 2: Preliminary Measures

  • Juraj Gyárfáš, Dentons
    Preliminary Measures According to Slovak Lex Arbitri – Legislation vs. Reality
  • Ľudovít Mičinský, Mičinský & Partners / RS SAK
    Slovak Bar Association Arbitration Court & Preliminary Measures
  • Peter Pethő, Barger Prekop
    Enforcement of Preliminary Measures in International Context
  • Peter Plachý, Allen & Overy, Dubai
    Arbitration Preliminary Measures in Global Practice: Effective Tool or Pure Marketing?

12:45    Closing

We are looking forward to your attendance.

PARTICIPATION FEE:  free of charge for AmCham members and invited guests

LANGUAGE: Slovak/Czech


Documents to download

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Peter Petho

Format: .pdf, size: 0.59MB

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Otakar Hajek

Format: .pdf, size: 1.22MB

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Ludovit Micinsky

Format: .pdf, size: 0.98MB

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Katarina Simalova

Format: .pdf, size: 0.75MB

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Juraj Gyarfas

Format: .pdf, size: 0.86MB

October 19, 2020

Presentation of Jan Lazur and Marek Anderle

Format: .pdf, size: 0.97MB

September 23, 2020


Format: .pdf, size: 0.18MB


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