Events

Juris Conferences: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration

April 2, 2015 | Venice, Italy

Location:

  • Palazzo Franchetti
    S. Marco, 2847
    30124 Venice, Italy


This conference, organized by Juris Conferences and the Milan Chamber of Commerce, will bring together a group of some of the best known and experienced practitioners in the field of international arbitration, both advocates and arbitrators, to discuss, and then demonstrate, how to cross-examine witnesses in an international arbitration. The program will make it clear that not all international arbitrations are the same.,

Guidelines, tactics, techniques, ideas and advice to be followed or at least considered in conducting Cross-Examination will be Discussed, Analyzed and Demonstrated, such as:

  • Fundamentals of Cross-Examination
  • Cross-examination before International Tribunals
  • An International Arbitrator’s View of the Effectiveness of Cross-Examination
  • Cross-Examination under Tight Time Limits
  • Cross-Examination before Civil Law Arbitrators
  • Preparing for Cross-Examination without Discovery
  • Witness Preparation and the Conduct of International Arbitrations
  • Written Witness Statements and Live Witnesses – When Paper comes to Life
  • When Civil Law and Common Law Procedure Meet
  • Learn How to Influence and Persuade Arbitrators – What Works, What Doesn’t
  • Leading Arbitrators from Civil Law Jurisdictions Offer Insight and Commentary on Cross Examination Techniques

WilmerHale Senior Counsel James Carter will discuss the cross-examination of a witness in a foreign language.