On April 23, 2024, the Center will host Judge Fabienne Schaller, who will give a lecture titled “The Evolution of French Arbitration Law: Teaching From Recent Case Law”. Judge Schaller will focus on decisions rendered in 2022 and 2023 by the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (ICCP-CA) of which Judge Schaller is the President. Specifically, she will address the decisions that have either developed or changed the French arbitration regime.

As for Judge Fabienne Schaller, she is a President in the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (ICCP-CA). Before taking up this position, she served as an Appeal Judge in the Commercial Division of the Paris Court of Appeal (2016-2018), specializing in transport law, unfair competition, agency, and wrongful termination of contracts. She served as a first instance Judge in the white collar crime division of the High Court of Paris (2014-2016). Between 2008 and 2014, she worked at the Ministry of Justice participating in negotiations for EU directives on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and several international conventions within the Counsel of Europe in Strasbourg. Fabienne holds a master in law from Paris Nanterre Law School and an LL.M. in trade regulation from NYU School of Law. After practicing as a lawyer in Paris and New York, she joined the Bench in 1997 and was appointed a Judge in the first instance.

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