GoArb is one of the programs organized by IASC. It is a one-week introductory course on international arbitration based on the analysis of a mock case. GoArb has held editions all over the world with the collaboration of arbitral institutions, chambers of commerce, universities and young arbitration groups. The 2017 Madrid edition of GoArb was organized with the collaboration of Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid.


  1. Introduction to international arbitration
  2. Investment Arbitration
  3. ICC Procedure
  4. The Arbitration Agreement
  5. Interim Measures and Emergency Arbitration
  6. Request for Arbitration
  7. Constitution of the Arbitral Tribunal
  8. Terms of Reference
  9. Evidence
  10. Annulment and Enforcement of the Award
  11. Damages
  12.  Skills
    1. Oral Advocacy
    2. Written Submissions Drafting
    3. Cross Examination
    4. Mock Hearings
  13. Networking Events
    1. Welcoming breakfast
    2.  ICC YAF Event
    3. Madrid Experience
    4. Closing Reception


Giulio Palermo – Lalive (Geneva)
Gabriel Bottini – Uría Menéndez (Madrid)
Ziva Filipic – ICC (Paris)
Patricia Saiz – ESADE Business & Law School (Barcelona)
Martin Doe – Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague)
Álvaro López de Argumedo – Uría Menéndez (Madrid)
Estefanía Ponce Durán – Zuleta Abogados Asociados (Bogota)
Michele Potestá – Levy Kaufmann-Kohler (Geneva)
Alba Briones – Hogan Lovells (Madrid)
Silvia Martínez – Hogan Lovells (Madrid)
Fernando Bedoya – Pérez-Llorca (Madrid)
Nicolas Constabile – Wilmer Hale (London)
Álvaro Galindo – Dechert (Washington)
Krystle Baptista – Armesto & Asociados (Madrid)
Fernando Bedoya – Pérez-Llorca (Madrid)
Diego Gómez-Zubeldia Soroa – Forest Partners (Madrid)