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Click here to enlarge.   Olivier CAPRASSE IAI Member   
Caprasse Law Firm
Avenue de Tervueren 412, bte 18
B-1150 Brussels
Belgium
Tel: +32.(0)495.20.50.70
caprasse@caprasse-arbitration.com
http://www.caprasse-arbitration.com

 
 
Languages   French (native); English (fluent); Dutch (good working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Belgium
   
Bar Admission   Brussels - 1995
   
Education   New York University (LLM - 2002); Université de Liège, Belgium (Law degree - 1995; Doctorate in Law - 2001)
   
Academic  
Position  
Professor of Law (Company Law; Arbitration and ADR) - Universities of Liège (ULiège) and Brussels (ULB); Dean - Faculty of Liège (2008-2012)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator, emergency arbitrator or co-arbitrator in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the aegis of the ICC, the Swiss Chambers, CACI, AFA, CEPANI, SCC, and OHADA
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Domestic and international arbitration proceedings before domestic courts; legal opinions on international arbitration issues and company law
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Les conflits entre actionnaires – Prévention et résolution (Larcier, 2010) (with R. Aydogdu)

• Arbitrage et médiation, Jurisprudence du Code judiciaire commentée (La Charte, 2010)

• Les sociétés et l’arbitrage [On company law and arbitration] (Bruylant/LGDJ 2002)

• La Jurisprudence du Code judiciaire – L’arbitrage [Belgian arbitration case law under the Judicial Code] (La Charte, 2003)

• Numerous articles on international arbitration:

• "Arbitrage et ordre public européen," in L'ordre public et l'arbitrage (E. Loquin, S. Manciaux eds., LexisNexis, 2014)

La confidentialité dans la procédure arbitrale," 2014(3) Rev. arb. 593 (with R. Ziadé)

• "Le nouveau droit belge de l'arbitrage," 2013(4) Rev. arb. 953

• "The CEPANI 2013 Arbitration Rules," 31(4) ASA Bull. 812 (2013) (with C. Price)

• "Les droits de la défense dans la procédure arbitrale," Note following the May 25, 2007 decision of the Belgian Cour de cassation, 2010 RCJB 445 (with B. Hanotiau)

• "Arbitrability, due process and public Policy in setting aside proceedings," IBA Arbitration Newsletter, at 113 (2010)

• "The arbitrator deciding on the party costs," in Walking a thin line – What an arbitrator can do, must do or must not do, at 145 (Bruylant, 2010)

• "The Review of Arbitral Awards by Domestic Courts - Introductory Report," in The Review of International Arbitral Awards, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 6, at 7 (E. Gaillard ed., Juris Publishing, 2010) (with B. Hanotiau)

• "La notion d’arbitrage, quelques réflexions au départ de l’arbitrage baseball [On base-ball arbitration]," in Liber Amicorum Guy Keutgen, 357 (Bruylant, 2008)

• Observations following CEPANI Award No. 2137, in Recueil de sentences du Cepani 1996-2001, at 438 (Bruylant, 2008),

• "La procédure arbitrale internationale ou le droit comparé en pratique [On the reciprocal influence of civil law and common law in international arbitration]," 100th anniversary issue 2008 Rev. dr. int. dr. comp. 349

• "ICC Model Confidentiality Agreement," 2008 Rev. Fac. Dr. Univ. Liège 443.

• "Arbitrability, Due Process and Public Policy Under Article V of the New York Convention -- Belgian and French perspectives," 25(6) J. Int’l Arb. 721 (2008) (with B. Hanotiau)

• "International Public Policy in International Arbitration," in Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards – The New York Convention in Practice 787 (E. Gaillard and D. Di Pietro eds., Cameron May, 2008) (with B. Hanotiau)

• "La répétibilité des frais de conseils dans l’arbitrage national et international,," 2008 Journ. Trib. 561 (with F. Henry)

• "Violation de la foi due aux actes et recours en annulation des sentences arbitrales [On the setting aside of arbitral awards]," note following Cass. Belgium, 10 November 2005, 2007 Rev. dr. jud. & pr. 39

• "L'arbitrabilité des litiges en matière de droits intellectuels [Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Disputes]," in Répertoire notarial, Vol. II, Book V, Droits intellectuels 605 (Larcier, 2007)

• "Les clauses relatives aux situations de blocage et aux conflits entre associés [On ADR clauses in disputes involving companies]," in Les accords entre actionnaires 1 (Van Ham & Van Ham, 2006) (with R. Aydogdu)

• "De Arbitrale Uitspraak [The Arbitral Award]," in La sentence arbitrale – De Arbitrale Uitspraak 39 (Bruylant, 2006) (with D. De Meulemeester)

• "La loi du 21 février 2005 sur la médiation [The Belgian mediation statute of 21 February 2005]," 2006 Cahier du Juriste 21

• "Annulation d’une sentence arbitrale: questions diverses [On the setting aside of arbitral awards]," note following CA Brussels, 16 Septembre 1999, 2006 DAOR 60

• "The setting up of the arbitral tribunal in multiparty arbitration," 2006(2) Int’l Bus. L.J./Rev. dr. aff. int. 197

• "Contentieux sociétaire et médiation [On mediation in corporate disputes]," in Liber Amicorum Jacques Malherbe 147 (H. Simonart, B. Remiche, Y. De Cordt eds., Bruylant, 2006)

• "Interpréter, rectifier ou compléter une sentence arbitrale : incidence sur la procédure du recours en annulation [On the interpretation and correction of arbitral awards]," 2006 Rev. Fac. Dr. Univ. Liège 61

• "La loi belge du 21 février 2005 sur la médiation [The Belgian Mediation Statute of 21 February 2005]," (8) Rev. Arb. Med., 226 (2005)

• "Création de la norme et droit de l’arbitrage : quelques réflexions [On the role of the legislator in making arbitration laws]," in Liber Amicorum Paul Delnoy 841 (Ch. Biquet-Mathieu, A. Deliège, P. Lecocq, Y.H. Leleu, M. Vanwijck-Alexandre eds., Larcier, 2005)

• "Copropriété et arbitrage [Co-ownership and arbitration]," note following Civ. Antwerp, 16 Nov. 2001, 2005 Rev. gen. dr. civ. 263

• Observations following CEPANI Award No. 1026, in Recueil des sentences arbitrales du Cepani 48 (Bruylant, 2005)

• Observations following CEPANI Award No. 1062, in Recueil des sentences arbitrales du Cepani 159 (Bruylant, 2005)

• "Les modes alternatifs de règlement des différends : anges ou démons? [On ADR]," 2004 Rev. Fac. Dr. Univ. Liège 437

• "Ordre public sociétaire et arbitrage [On arbitration and pulic policy in company law]," in Liber Amicorum Michel Coipel 501 (Y. Poullet, P. Wery, P. Wynants eds., Kluwer, 2004)

• "L’annulation des sentences arbitrales [On the setting aside of arbitral awards]," 2004 Journ. Trib. 413 (with B. Hanotiau)

• "Tierce décision obligatoire et motivation [On the resolution of disputes by a third party who is not an arbitrator]," note following CA Liège, 26 June 2002, 2003 JLMB 1364

• "Tierce décision obligatoire et violation d’une règle de procédure conventionnellement arrêtée par les parties [On the resolution of disputes by a third party who is not an arbitrator]," note following Civ. Liège, 3 June 2003, 2003 JLMB 1377

• "Arbitrage et expertise [Arbitration and expertise]," in L’expertise judiciaire 175 (La Charte, 2003)

• "La sentence arbitrale [The arbitral award]," 2003 Act. dr. 673; also published in Arbitrage et modes alternatifs de règlement des conflits 221 (D. Matray ed., Commission Université-Palais (CUP), Larcier, 2002)

• "La médiation en droit des sociétés [Mediation in company law]," in La médiation en droit commercial 109 (Ed. Jeune Barreau de Liège, 2000)

• "L’arbitrage et les groupes de sociétés [Arbitration and groups of companies]," in L’arbitrage dans la vie des sociétés, Actes du Colloque du CEPANI du 8 décembre 1999, at 170 (Bruylant, 1999)

• "De la tierce décision obligatoire [The resolution of disputes by a third party who is not an arbitrator]," 1999 Journ. Trib. 565

• "L’effet des décisions judiciaires à l’égard des tiers [The effect of judicial decisions on third parties]," in Le contentieux interdisciplinaire 265 (G de Leval, P. Lewalle, M. Storme eds., Bruylant, 1996)
   

 
   
 
 
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