The lawyers of Jones Day’s Global Disputes Practice are delighted to invite you to this conference on the occasion of the 3rd Annual Paris Arbitration Week.

“Gearing Up for Arbitration in the 21st Century” will provide attendees the opportunity to perfect their technical knowledge of comprehensive intelligent technologies by hearing directly from the experts on research tools powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, blockchain technology, and data protection and cybersecurity mechanisms.

The conference will demonstrate how these technologies are increasingly finding their way into international arbitration proceedings and will explain the implications of clients’ gravitation towards such technologies when anticipating disputes and seeking to minimize risk.

RSVP by 27 March


9:15 – 9:45 – Comprehensive Intelligent Technologies – Using Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology to Increase Efficiency and Minimize Risk

A growing number of new comprehensive intelligent technologies are becoming available in the business world, particularly in the field of international arbitration.

A new generation of research tools and data authenticators, powered by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain technology, are helping arbitration users achieve greater time and cost efficiency when conducting research, in addition to increasing authenticity of data and minimizing the risks posed by unreliable sources.


  • Ileana Smeureanu, Associate, Global Disputes, Jones Day, Paris


  • Anastasiya Ugale, Arbitration Practitioner, Jus Mundi
  • Sébastien Choukroun, Manager, Blockchain Lab, PwC France

9:55 – 10:25 – Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and Blockchain Mechanisms – Techniques for Managing Arbitration Proceedings and Solving Problems

As the use of these new technologies increases, so will attempts to integrate them into international arbitration proceedings. We will discuss how blockchain technology, data protection mechanisms, and cybersecurity protocol are increasingly finding their way into arbitral proceedings.

We will also discuss recent developments in cybersecurity, IT, and other new technologies—including what clients are gravitating towards—in anticipating disputes.


  • Cherine Foty, Associate, Global Disputes, Jones Day, Paris


  • Anna Masser, Partner, Global Disputes, Jones Day, Frankfurt
  • Olivier Haas, Partner, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection, Jones Day, Paris


If you have any questions, please contact Shirley Ferreira at


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  • Event Details
  • Location: Paris (France)
  • Start Date: 02/04/2019 8:30 am
  • End Date: 02/04/2019 10:25 am
  • ArbitralWomen Participation: Cherine Foty, Anna Masser, Ileana Smeureuanu