IDI Annual Conference 2021

The 2021 meeting of the IDI Annual Conference, organized by The International Distribution Institute (IDI) who brings lawyers, legal advisors and business people together from around the world, is held online on 10-20-27 May and 10-17 June 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The first day of the event titled "Applicable Law, Jurisdiction and Arbitration" was held on May 10th. In this session, our founder and Senior Partner Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem discussed the importance of which legal system and jurisdiction that form the basis of international commercial agreements should be selected as appropriate and applicable for all parties, by examining good and bad examples. Fabio Bortolotti from Buffa, Bortolotti & Mathis law firm, and Kristin Corcoran, from Appleby & Corcoran were also the speakers of the session.

On the second day of the event that was held on 20th of May, a mock arbitration case were played by IDA arbitrators, in which IDArb rules were implemented. Prof. Dr. H. Ercument Erdem played part of supervisor role during the case.