DAA Dutch Arbitration Day 2022

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The Dutch Arbitration Association invites you to the 2022 Dutch Arbitration Day.
The theme of this year’s conference will be:

Fraud and Corruption in Arbitration

After two years of absence, the Dutch Arbitration Association will hold its eighth conference on Thursday 2nd of June 2022. During this year’s Dutch Arbitration Day, fraud and corruption in arbitration will be discussed in a broad sense, as fraud and corruption can occur in various ways and contexts. It will be discussed why it is important for the arbitration community to be aware of the occurrence of fraud and corruption, and how the community should deal with fraud and corruption in arbitration if and when it arises.

Date: Thursday 2 June 2022
Time: Conference: 8:45-16:45  /  Cocktail Dinatoire: 16:45-0:00  /  Breakfast: 9:00-10:00
Venue: The Hermitage, Amstel 51, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Time Item Speakers
08.45 - 09.00 Registration Breakfast   
09.00 - 10.00

The Importance of Cognitive Diversity in Arbitral Tribunals to Enhance the Quality of Arbitral Decision Making

Nathalie Allen, Addleshaw Goddard, London

Leonor Díaz-Córdova, C|T Group, London

10.00 - 10.30 Registration + Coffee


10.30 - 10.45 Welcome and Introduction Stan Putter, President of the Dutch Arbitration Association
10.45 - 11.30 Keynote Address
Fraud and corruption in arbitration
Michael Polkinghorne, Partner White & Case, Paris
11.30 - 12.15  Bribery in International Business Transactions Drago Kos, Chair OECD Working Group on Bribery
12.15 - 13.45  Lunch – on canal boats  
13.45 - 14:30 Panel Discussion 1
Fraud and corruption and evidence in arbitration

Andrew Cannon, Partner Herbert Smith Freehills, London

Melanie van Leeuwen, Partner Derains & Gharavi, Paris

Prof. Remme Verkerk, Partner Houthoff, Rotterdam, Professor Utrecht University

Mirjam van de Hel-Koedoot, Partner NautaDutilh, Amsterdam

Eniko Horvath, Partner Dechert, Paris

14.30 - 14.45  Grab a coffee and go to the workshop  
14.45 - 15.30  Workshop A
Recent trends in damages awards in arbitration and how to present damages claims in arbitration

Erik Bos, PwC, Amsterdam

Erik van Duijvenvoorde, Accuracy, Paris

Alan Rozenberg, Compass Lexecon, London

  Workshop B
Guerrilla tactics in arbitration

Dorine ten Brink, Partner Ploum, Rotterdam

Albert Marsman, Partner De Brauw, Singapore

Franz Schwarz, Partner Wilmerhale, Frankfurt

Prof. Niek Peters, Partner Simmons & Simmons, Amsterdam, Professor University Groningen

  Workshop C
Fraud and corruption and investments

Prof. Eric de Brabandere, Partner DMDB, Brussels, Professor Leiden University

James Boykin, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Washington DC

Iuliana Iancu, Partner Hanotiau & Van den Berg, Brussels

Alfred Siwy, Partner Zeiler, Floyd & Zadkovich, Vienna/London

  Workshop D
Museum tour
15.30 - 15.45 Coffee break  
15.45 - 16.30 Panel discussion 2
The role of state courts in enforcement and setting aside proceedings involving fraud or corruption: a comparative view

Wouter Cortenraad, Amsterdam Court of Appeal

Prof. Stefan Kröll, Professor Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Julie Spinelli, Partner Le16, Paris

Prof. Gerard Meijer, Partner Linklaters, Amsterdam, Professor Erasmus University Rotterdam

Sophia von Dewall, Partner Derains & Gharavi, Paris

16.30 - 16.45 Wrap-up and Closing Remarks  
16.45 - 00.00 Drinks and Walking Dinner  

Registration fee

The registration fee will be: EUR 175 for non-members; EUR 150 for members; EUR 75 euro for in-house counsel and EUR 25 for students *. The price is including the cocktail dinatoire. Membership may be applied for via the DAA-website.

*) Note for students: Students must show their student card on the day of the conference.


The final registration date is reached. It is no longer possible to subscribe for this event.

Contact information

We hope to be able to welcome you all at The Hermitage Amsterdam on Thursday 2 June 2022. For further information concerning the conference, please visit www.dutcharbitrationassociation.nl or contact us via: dad@dutcharbitrationassociation.nl.

Sponsors Dutch Arbitration Day 2022

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek


DLA Piper


Van Doorne


Eversheds Sutherland 


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer










Loyens & Loeff




Ploum Law Firm




Raad van Arbitrage in Bouwgeschillen


Smallegange Lawyers





Would you become a sponsor for this event? Please contact the DAA at: DAD@dutcharbitrationassociation.nl