Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Supported the First Forum in Bulgaria for Young Arbitration Experts ICC YAF
13 October 2017
The first ICC YAF (International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum) event in Bulgaria took place on October 12, 2017 in Hotel Anel, Sofia. The forum was organised by ICC Bulgaria and ICC YAF, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. being exclusive sponsor of the event.
The topic was “Challenges and Trends of Arbitration in Eastern Europe”, and the conference was designed for young arbitration practitioners at up to 40 years of age: lawyers, arbitrators, corporate counsels and academics. The ICC YAF Conference provided the perfect opportunity for young practitioners to share their experience and exchange views on international arbitration as well as expand their social network in the region.
The special guest lecturers were Ms. Ivana Blagojević, Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, and Mr. Alexandre Reynaud, Senior Associate at Betto Seraglini International Dispute Resolution, Paris. Leading experts in the field of arbitration from France, Romania, Greece and Bulgaria were also among the lecturers and panelists at the conference. Bulgaria was represented by Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.’s reputable arbitration experts, namely Mr. Metodi Baykushev, Managing Partner, and Mr. Martin Zahariev, PhD.