Members of OBLIN will give an overview of the differences between commercial arbitrations done in common law and civil law countries, respectively.
The presentation covers basic procedural questions as well as specific topics of interest, always comparing common to civil law "approaches", e.g.:
• (Dis-)Advantages compared to court litigation
• Selection of jurisdiction, institution and applicable substantive law
• From funding to tribunal selection and procedure incl (virtual) hearing
• Award enforcement incl asset tracing and freezing
Dr Klaus Oblin heads the International Arbitration Team. For many years he has successfully represented companies as well as public institutions and corporations. Cross-border proceedings - sometimes with politically sensitive signs - form the focus, be it as a party representative or as an arbitrator in high-profile proceedings according to various internationally recognized rules. He is considered a straightforward, eloquent lawyer with an overview. He regularly leads teams made up of experts from different jurisdictions.
Neva Cirkveni worked for several renowned international law firms specializing in international dispute resolution. Neva’s diverse background in international commercial and investment arbitration enables her to provide a unique perspective on legal problems and contribute to the development of legal strategies. Her international upbringing positions her well to act in politically sensitive cases.
Sharon Schmidt joined Oblin in 2019 as an attorney within the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice, focusing on international commercial and investment arbitration. With experience that spans across a wide range of industries, she represents international corporations and state-entities by combining an academically rigorous approach to law with her knowledge of working in different legal jurisdictions.