On Thursday, 25 October 2018, Prof. George A. Bermann (Columbia University New York) will deliver the 4th EFILA Annual Lecture.
“Recalibrating the European Union—International Arbitration Interface”
16.30 – 17.00 Registration, Coffee, Tea
17.00 -17.15 Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Nikos Lavranos, Secretary General of EFILA
17.15-18.00 Annual Lecture by Prof. George A. Bermann (Columbia University New York)
18.00-18.45 Q&As and discussion moderated by Kamil Zawicki (co-managing partner, KKG)
Prof. George A. Bermann has a J.D. and a B.A. from Yale University and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School. He holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Fribourg in Switzerland, Versailles-St. Quentin in France and Universidad César Vallejo in Peru. He is an affiliated faculty member of the School of Law of Sciences Po in Paris and the MIDS Masters Program in International Dispute Settlement in Geneva. He is also a visiting professor at the Georgetown Law Center. At the Law School, he founded both the European Legal Studies Center and the Columbia Journal of European Law.
Prof. Bermann is an active international arbitrator in commercial and investment disputes; chief reporter of the ALI’s Restatement of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration; co-author of the UNCITRAL Guide to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards; chair of the Global Advisory Board of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC); co-editor-inchief of the American Review of International Arbitration; and founding member of the governing body of the ICC Court of Arbitration and a member of its standing committee. He has been a visiting scholar at the European Commission Legal Service in Brussels; the French Conseil d’Etat; the Max Planck Institute for Foreign Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany; and Princeton University’s Center for International Studies