#YOUNGITATALKS Mexico, Central America and Webinar

in Costa Rica and Mexico

In-person: Costa Rica: CICA-AmCham, AmCham Plaza, San José, Costa Rica and Mexico: Hogan Lovells, Monterrey, Ricardo Margáin 444, Piso 12, Torre Norte, Valle del Campestre, San Pedro Garza García, N.L.

Webinar: https://zoom.us/j/910612295

Past Event

Credits:9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

Presented by Young ITA, Co-sponsored by Centro Internacional de Conciliación y Arbitraje (AmCham Costa Rica), Batalla, Hogan Lovells and Centro de Arbitraje de México

Join us for a multicultural debate where practitioners from Mexico and various Central American countries will address the latest trends on the recognition and enforcement of awards in their various jurisdictions. The program will focus on practical aspects and will compare the countries’ different approaches and experiences.

#YoungITATalks is a series of local events presented around the world, featuring talks, workshops or interviews that cover a wide range of subjects relating to arbitration. The #YoungITATalks series is designed for education, conversation and sharing knowledge and experiences among young practitioners.

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, this event is tuition-free. Please register in advance to help us get an accurate headcount.

Faculty

  • Alvaro Castellanos, Consortium Legal, Guatemala
  • Christian Díaz, García & Bodán, Costa Rica
  • Rodrigo Sánchez, Hogan Lovells, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Róger Guevara, Batalla, Costa Rica
  • Carlos Leal Isla, Leal Isla & Horváth, S.C., Monterrey, México
  • Arlen Obando, Legal Solutions, Nicaragua
  • Humberto Sáenz, Saénz & Asociados, El Salvador
  • Sylvia Sámano, Centro de Arbitraje de México
  • Karima Sauma, CICA-AmCham, Costa Rica
  • Roberto Williams, ECIJA, Honduras

Schedule and Faculty

9:00 am


Registration

9:25 am


Welcome
  • Karima Sauma, CICA-AmCham, Costa Rica

9:30 am


Recognition and Enforcement of Awards

This panel will take a look at various countries in the region and their experience with the recognition and enforcement of awards. In particular, it will discuss the legal framework that regulates the recognition and enforcement of awards, as well as specific examples and recommendations. 

ModeratorKarima Sauma, CICA-AmCham, Costa Rica

Panelists:

  • Rodrigo Sánchez, Hogan Lovells, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Humberto Sáenz, Saénz & Asociados, El Salvador
  • Alvaro Castellanos, Consortium Legal, Guatemala
  • Róger Guevara, Batalla, Costa Rica

10:45 am


Break

11:00 am


Arbitration Trends in the Region: Annulment of Awards

This panel will analyze the annulment of awards in different countries in the region. It will discuss the likelihood of an annulment based on current trends, the various legal frameworks that regulate annulments, and specific cases that illustrate the different approaches taken by the local courts.

ModeratorSylvia Sámano, Centro de Arbitraje de México

Panelists:

  • Arlen Obando, Legal Solutions, Nicaragua
  • Carlos Leal Isla, Leal Isla & Horváth, S.C., Monterrey, México
  • Roberto Williams, ECIJA, Honduras
  • Christian Díaz, García & Bodán, Costa Rica

12:15 pm


Adjourn

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