The Association ARBITRI hosted its fourth annual arbitration conference on 24 October 2018.
The topic of the Fourth Sarajevo Arbitration Day conference was: “Investment Arbitration in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Lessons learned and the path forward” A particular emphasis was on efficient managing of investment projects in BiH, especially in the context of complex construction and energy projects, while having in mind the need for capacity building to guide and implement the said projects. This conference is a step toward preparing practitioners, arbitrators, and other interested parties for the necessary changes.
The conference gathered experienced experts in the field of international arbitration that discussed topics which are relevant to the B&H market. In four panels, the speakers firstly discussed the current investment climate in B&H, the current trends and path forward. The second discussion was focused on challenges and best practices in infrastructure disputes, followed by a debate on energy, infrastructure and other concession granting agreements, and arbitration. The discussion ended with a workshop on practical aspects of investment arbitration.