9th Annual In-House Congress Middle East

Co-host at the 9th annual In-House Congress Middle East Hosted by Pacific Business Press, at the Raffles hotel, Dubai on 4 February 2015 Practice Area Workshop: International Arbitration in the UAE: A Case-based Guide on How to Survive the Melting Pot of Civil and Common Law Practices, from Tribunal Selection to Expert Evidence and Guerilla Tactics. Presenter: Antonios…

Antonios Dimitracopoulos talks at Society of Construction Law (Gulf) Event

Speaker at the Society of Construction Law (Gulf) Hosted by Society of Construction Law (SCL) at API Auditorium, Dubai on 13 January 2015 Pay-when-paid-clauses-in-the-UAE Speaker: Antonios Dimitracopoulos Key Discussion Points: • Differences between ‘pay-when-paid’ clauses and ‘pay-if-paid’ clauses; • Effects, obligations they impose on the main contractor; and • How subcontractors can pursue payment when faced with…

BSA speak on Alternative risk transfer (ART) at MENA IR breakfast briefing

Panellist at the MENA IR Breakfast Briefing Hosted by at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on 24 September 2014 Speaker: Irshied Tayeb Could third-party capital transform the reinsurance market? Alternative risk transfer (ART) products such as insurance-linked securities (ILS) and cat bonds are increasingly being used to provide capacity to (re)insurers. What are the pros and cons…

World FM Congress 2014

Panellist at the World FM Congress 2014 Hosted by dmg events at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 19 – 21 May 2014 Sustainability of Buildings and Communities Through Improved Facilities Management  Panellist: John Peacock Panel Discussion: Developing Clear And Concise FM Contracts: •  How clear contracts can save money for all stakeholders •  Ensuring the obligations…

2nd Annual International Arbitration Summit

Speaker at the 2nd Annual International Arbitration Summit Hosted by Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong at the Park Hyatt Dubai on 25th February 2014 Ratifying Arbitral Awards in the UAE: crossroads between arbitration and litigation Speaker: Antonios Dimitracopoulos Key Discussion Points: • Vulnerable aspects of award ratification • Recent Court trends • Crossroads of arbitration and litigation • Split…