SCC East-West Forum: arbitration in Poland and the Baltic states

Place: Online
Time: 9:00 - 11:30, September 10, 2021
Working language: English

We invite you to the 2nd SCC East-West Forum event with focus on arbitration in Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia taking place on 10 September.

The growing regional integration of these states reflects in a dynamic arbitration environment where local challenges intertwine with global trends. In this forum we explore the arbitration environment in the region and provide a meeting space and professional development for arbitral specialists.

The agenda features renowned specialists from the focus countries and Sweden. Our senior partner Aku Sorainen will perform as the keynote speaker on the topic of “Amid the unexpected growth: some lessons learned by a Baltic law firm leader”.

In addition, our senior associate Maria Pihlak together with other distinguished experts Ramūnas Audzevičius, Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, Fredrik Ringquist, Daiga Zivtina, Ginta Ahrel, Eva Kalnina and Natalia Petrik will analyse the challenges of international arbitration through the prism of East-West disputes.

After the panel discussion, the participants will enjoy an inspirational talk with Ginta Ahrel and Eva Kalnina, who will share their invaluable experiences of arbitrating disputes with the parties from the focus countries.

The SCC East-West Forum was founded to provide a meeting space and professional development for arbitral specialist interested in litigation and arbitration related to East-West companies. In this 2nd edition of our event series, we aim to establish a discussion forum for practitioners from Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia; to provide its participants with an update on topical issues, news and caselaw in each jurisdiction, as well as to give valuable insights into the career of an international arbitrator.

The conference will be held in an online format and is free of charge.

Find more information from The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.