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Event Oct 07 - 12, 2018

IBA Annual Conference 2018

  • Rome

Partners David Flechner (São Paulo – Capital Markets) and Emmanuel Jacomy (Beijing – International Arbitration) spoke at the 2018 International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Rome on October 7-12, 2018. David discussed “Blockchain in the Capital Markets: Titanic Failure or Overwhelming Success” and Emmanuel examined “Arbitral Awards Annulled on Grounds Relating to the Conduct of the Arbitral Process: The Case of China.”

David's discussion topics included:

  • Applications of blockchain technology to securities settlement procedures
  • Risks and opportunities associated with modernizing existing securities clearing systems
  • Various jurisdictional approaches to regulating disruptive technologies in the capital markets

David is a member of the Shearman & Sterling “FinTech Foundry” initiative launched in September 2018. For additional information, please visit the FinTech page of our website or contact us.

Emmanuel's discussion topics included:

  • Types of Arbitral Awards in China
  • Grounds for Setting Aside Arbitral Awards in China
  • Methodology and Outcome of the Study

View "Arbitral Awards Annulled on Grounds Relating to the Conduct of the Arbitral Process" presentation.