Berlin Dispute Resolution Days

inspired by German Arbitration Institute (DIS)

List of Events

(Further events are continuously added to this list of events)

12 September 2023

8:15 am - 9:45 am

SCC Express – On time, on track: First experiences with the SCC Arbitration Institute’s neutral expert assessment service

Organiser: SCC Arbitration Institute and WilmerHale supported by ACC Germany
Venue: WilmerHale Berlin Office, Friedrichstr. 95, 10117 Berlin

All aboard! Join us for an engaging breakfast discussion about the SCC Express, before crossing the street to arrive on schedule for GAR Live, your next BDRD destination.

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9:00 am - 5:10 pm

GAR Live: Berlin 2023 - Beyond treaty arbitration? Exploring the challenges of arbitrations with states

Organiser: GAR Events
Venue: Eurostars Berlin, Friedrichstrasse 99, 10117 Berlin

This interactive conference will bring together practitioners from across Germany and further afield including arbitrators, private practice lawyers, funders, expert witnesses, senior general counsel and more, to debate and analyse the latest major developments in arbitration.

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12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Humboldt Dispute Resolution Conference

Organiser: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Humboldt
International Dispute Resolution Association e.V.
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Law Faculty, Unter den Linden 9, 10117 Berlin

An international conference programme covering topics at the vanguard of ADR and arbitration delivered by alumni of the International Dispute Resolution (IDR) LL.M.

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Driving Institutional Arbitration in India and Germany

Organisers: Osborne Clarke, Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration
Venue: Indian Embassy, Tiergartenstraße 17, 10785 Berlin

Representatives from the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA), law firms, and industry will join a panel discussion. The event will be followed by a networking reception.

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The future of arbitration is green, diverse and tech savvy

Organiser: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin

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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In Vino Veritas – the disputes after work get together

Organiser: FTI Consulting
Venue: Windhorst Bar, Dorotheenstraße 65, 10117 Berlin

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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arbitrattoria Aperitivo

Organiser: AIA/ArbIt/CAM/DIS Arbitration Group
Venue: Wagner Arbitration, Hegelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin

Networking event with respectable amounts of Aperol Spritz and Negroni etc. Early registrations are appreciated as the space is limited.

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13 September 2023

8:30 am - 10:00 am

VIAC Roadshow Series:  Inside VIAC - Efficient Dispute Resolution under the Vienna Rules

Organiser: VIAC
Venue: Noerr Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Wirtschaftsprüfer, Charlottenstraße 57 / 10117 Berlin

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8:30 am - 10:00 am

Delay Risks on Renewable Projects

Organiser: Diales
Venue: Quadriga Forum, Werderscher Markt 15, 10117 Berlin

Breakfast session kicked off with a presentation about delay risks on renewable projects; lessons learned and what can be expected for future developments. Followed by a panel discussion with guests from various expert fields.

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10:00 am - 11:30 am

Hengeler Mueller Arbitration Talks

Organiser: Hengeler Mueller International Arbitration Team
Venue: Hengeler Mueller Office, Behrenstraße 42, 10117 Berlin

An open discussion forum on "Commercial Courts – An Alternative to Arbitration?" kicked off by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wagner (Humboldt University) and Dr. Patrick Melin (Commercial Court Stuttgart) – Set up as brunch talk

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10:00 am - 11:30 am

Disputes in the Commodities and Shipping Industries

Organiser: Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
Venue: Brasserie am Gendarmenmarkt, Taubenstr. 30, 10117 Berlin

A breakfast discussion on recurrent issues and newest developments in the context of commodities and shipping disputes with experts from both sectors.

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11:00 am - 12:45 pm

DIS Energy Group Event

Organiser: DIS Energy Group
Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin

Meike von Levetzow and Florian Cahn will talk with Christian Güthert, Managing Director of EDF Deutschland GmbH, about the current challenges in the energy sector. More information will follow.

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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lex constructionis - construction industry-specific legal concepts

Organiser: DIS Construction Group
Venue: RAUE PartmbB, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dutch-German Perspectives on Commercial Disputes

Organiser: DAA/DIS/NAI Arbitration Group
Venue: Gleiss Lutz, Washingtonplatz 3, 10557 Berlin

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1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Energy and Infrastructure Disputes - Role of sector experts in merits and quantum analysis

Organiser: Frontier Economics
Venue: DBB Forum, Friedrichstraße 169, 10117 Berlin

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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Mediation: The best way to resolve a franchise dispute?

Organiser: DIS Franchise Group
Venue: Excellent Business Center - 8th Floor, Europaplatz 2, 10557 Berlin.

An open discussion forum on pros and cons of mediation to resolve disputes between franchisors and franchisees.

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3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Quantum seminar for arbitrators and counsel - latest insights from recent cases and academia

Organiser: Oxera Consulting
Venue: Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt, Ella-Trebe-Straße 5, 10557 Berlin

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ILEX Event: Die Abhilfeklage – ein ausgewogener oder fauler Kompromiss?

Organiser:ILEX International Litigation Exchange e.V.
Venue: DENTONS, Markgrafenstraße 33, 10117 Berlin (Emporium)

Panel Discussion on the new German Collective Redress Action (Verbands-/Abhilfeklage)
Keynote Speaker: Benjamin Strasser (Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Justice)

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5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

#BDRD Networking Drinks 

Organiser: CMS, Squire Patton Boggs
Venue: Squire Patton Boggs, Unter den Linden 14 | CMS, Lennéstraße 7, Berlin

Twin afternoon networking events to celebrate BDRD with drinks at two offices on either side of the Brandenburg Gate.

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7:00 pm

DIS Gala Dinner

Organiser: German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
Venue: Axica, Pariser Platz 3, 10117 Berlin

Part of the DIS Autumn Conference 2023

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14 September 2023

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

DIS Autumn Conference 2023

Organiser: German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
Venue: Axica, Pariser Platz 3, 10117 Berlin

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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Women, Art & Arbitration – Champagne Reception

Organiser: Squire Patton Boggs, Noerr, ArbitralWomen
Kühlhaus, Luckenwalder Str. 3, 10963 Berlin
Registration: To be opened soon

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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

DIS40 Autumn Conference 2023: Get together

Organiser: German initiative of young arbitration practitioners (DIS40)
Venue: Cosmic Kaspar, Brunnenstraße 198, 10119 Berlin

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15 September 2023

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Broadening the perspective - A comparative look at the arbitration practice in Germany, Spain and Iberoamerica

Organiser: CEA/CIAM/DIS Arbitration Group
Venue: Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in Germany, Liechtensteinallee 1, 10787 Berlin

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9:15 am - 5:00 pm

DIS40 Autumn Conference 2023

Organiser: German initiative of young arbitration practitioners (DIS40)
Venue: Quadriga, Werderscher Markt 13, 10117 Berlin

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