Vienna Arbitration Day 2020
Types and forms of sanctions (international, regional, unilateral, sectoral, personal, primary, secondary)
Current examples (EU, Russia, Switzerland, United Nations, USA, etc.)
The impact of sanctions on the applicable substantive law:
Nullity / Voidability of Contracts (Impossibility, Hardship, Force Majeure – Foreseeability, Beyond parties’ control, self-inflicted, avoidance etc.)
Application of sanctions regulations as material law.
The impact of sanctions on arbitration proceedings
- Institutions (joint statement by SCC, LCIA, ICC)
Counsel and Experts
- Payments and banks
The impact of sanctions on the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards
Violation of due process
- Ordre public
- Is there a sanctions free law and arbitration venue?