The conference, organized in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, addressed the recast of the Brussels I Regulation (No. 1215/2012) and its connection to arbitration. Article 1 d) Brussels I Regulation was discussed in-depth. Insolvency and arbitral proceedings was also an issue. The conference dealt with the interrelationship between arbitration and procedural minimum standards according to Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights. Investment arbitration, notably the problems of compatibility of investment treaties with EU law, was also discussed.
WilmerHale Special Counsel Dr. Maxi Scherer was a featured speaker at this event. Watch the beginning of her presentation.