Why Türkiye needs some VIAC DNA - Objective Opinions


    7 November 2023

    15.00 - 20.30


    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

    Süzer Plaza, Askerocağı Caddesi No: 6, 34367, Elmadağ, Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey

    VIAC CAN event of "Why Türkiye needs some VIAC DNA - objective opinions" will be held on Tuesday, 7 November 2023, at The Ritz-Carlton and hosted by YBK in Cooperation with CMS.

    In a fireside chat, the speakers will discuss the peculiarities of the Vienna Rules 2021 most relevant for the Turkish market, sharing Austrian and Turkish views, as well as an in-house perspective.


    Utku Cosar

    Independent Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers, New York

    Eric Leikin

    Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Vienna

    Sonja Otenhajmer

    Partner, CMS, Vienna

    Ema Potonik

    VIAC CAN Director, VIAC, Vienna

    Sıla Uysal

    Legal Manager, Karadeniz Holding, Istanbul

    Philipp Wagner

    Partner, WAGNER Arbitration, Berlin


    Doguhan Uygun

    Counsel, Paksoy, Istanbul

    Vienna International Arbitral Centre / VIAC

    Representing one of Europe’s leading arbitral institutions, the VIAC serves as a focal point for the settlement of commercial disputes in the regional and international community. It has greatly benefited from its traditional position in a neutral country between east and west. Founded in 1975 as a department of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, VIAC has in recent years enjoyed a steadily increasing caseload from a diverse range of parties spanning Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

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    Talented. The Network boasts some of the best practitioners and academics in CEE / SEE and beyond.

    Attentive. Through this Network VIAC will better understand the needs of the specific markets and tailor its offering accordingly.

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