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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: +32.2.495.20.50.70
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 of the Faculty of Liège (2008-2012)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Active in more than 40 arbitrations as chair, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator in arbitration under the aegis of the ICC, the Swiss Chambers, CACI, AFA, CEPANI, ad hoc.
Has also sat as ICC emergency arbitrator.
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Counsel or co-counsel in several domestic and international arbitration-related proceedings before domestic courts; legal opinions on international arbitration issues and company law
   
Publications  
Relating to  
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

• 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:

• "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, 2010, at 113

• "The arbitrator deciding on the party costs," in Walking a thin line – What an arbitrator can do, must do or must not do 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 of the Revue de droit international et de droit comparé 349 (2008)

• "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 J.T. 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 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]," Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação No. 8, at 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 J.T. 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 J.T. 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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