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Arbitration in Latvia and Germany – A Comparative Look at Law and Practice


15:00 - 20:00
COBALT, Marijas 13, k-2, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia



3 pm - 3.15 pm Registration


3.15 pm - 4 pm The arbitration agreement: Similarities, differences, and peculiarities

Moderator: Agris Repšs, Sorainen, Riga, Latvia

  • Maija Tipaine, COBALT, Riga, Latvia
  • Tim Rauschning, Luther, Hamburg, Germany


4 pm - 4.45 pm    Arbitral proceedings: Legal framework and practical challenges

Moderator: Jens Stadtmüller, Schmitz & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • Liene Ābola, Skonto Plan Ltd, Riga, Latvia
  • Dr Sven Lange, DIS40 Frankfurt am Main, Allen & Overy, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


4.45 pm - 5.15 pm Networking coffee break


5.15 pm - 6 pm Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards: The New York Convention in practice

Moderator: Dr Jennifer Bryant, DIS40 Co-Chair, Noerr, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Inga Kačevska, Inga Kačevska Law Office, Riga, Latvia
  • Franziska Gräfin Grote, Orrick, Düsseldorf, Germany


6 pm Reception hosted by COBALT


Please register in advance by sending an email to

The event is free of charge.