European Valuation Conference, Prague 2022

(Intersections - Law and Valuation)

Forum where investors, lawyers, regulators and appraisers discuss the current challenges in business valuations related to disputes and litigation support.

Hosted by the European Chapter of the American Society of Appraiser.

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The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organisation of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines. We established the ASA’s European Chapter in 2015.

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting our 3rd European Valuation Conference on 24 May 2022 in the Municipal House in Prague. This year the conference will serve as a forum for sharing and exchanging views on current issues as well as practical experience in the area of valuation in disputes. The event is designed for lawyers, arbitrators, in-house counsels, other litigation practitioners, valuation practitioners and government representatives.

By attending the conference, ASA members will be granted 7 CPE credits. Confirmation forms will be distributed at the conference.

Legal counsels and state representatives have free entrance.

Introduction and presentations by Marc Goedhart, Josef Kotrba, Mohamed Shelbaya
Panel discussion “World in chaos. How to reflect uncertainty”
Lunch break
Panel discussion “Effective cooperation of legal counsels and quantum experts?”
Panel discussion “How to approach complex issues in arbitration and litigation?”
Closing remarks
iMucha exhibition - free entry for all attendees (more information)
Evening Reception


There will be 3 panel discussions during the day.

  1. World in chaos. How to reflect uncertainty?
    • How to deal with unexpected high inflation, scarcity of inputs, break of supply chains and other shocks?
    • What to do if your client or one of the parties in the arbitration is on the sanctions list or in Ukraine?
    • How to deal with a catastrophic event that has occurred during the arbitration (for example after the submission of the expert report)?
  2. Effective cooperation of legal counsels and quantum experts?
    • What do financial, legal and arbitration professionals expect from a quantum experts?
    • Tips for a quantum expert - what to do and what not to do.
    • How to set up effective cooperation in complex cases where large teams are involved?
  3. How to approach complex issues in arbitration and litigation?
    • How to present a complex technical issue to the courts or tribunals effectively?
    • How to convince a non-expert that your reasoning for a disputed topic is correct (e.g. quantification of size premium or a liquidity discount)?
    • Tips for a quantum expert - what to do and what not to do.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Marc Goedhart

Professor of Corporate Valuation, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and co-author of Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies


Other speakers will include:

  • Markéta Císařová - Counsel, compliance and employment law specialista at Allen & Overy
  • Ania Farren - Partner at Omnia Strategy
  • Eva Kalnina - Member of Arbitration Chambers
  • Leon Kopecký - Partner at Schoenherr focused at both national and international dispute resolution
  • David Kostelka - Partner at LitFin
  • Josef Kotrba - Partner at Deloitte, Chairman of Deloitte Czech Republic
  • Maroš Kravec - Managing Partner at LitFin
  • Jan Marek - Managing partner at EVI
  • Iain C. McKenny - Director and co-founder of Profile Investment
  • Henk Oosterhout - Managing Director at Kroll
  • Rostislav Pekař - Partner at Squire Patton Boggs, Chairman of the Arbitration Commission of the Czech National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce
  • Genevieve Poirier - Partner at LALIVE
  • Sirshar Qureshi - Forensic Services Partner at PwC, Leader of the Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence
  • Barbora Rýdlová - Head of Department of Corporate Finance and Valuation at University of Economics Prague
  • Mohamed Shelbaya - Founding Partner at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes
  • Alfred Siwy - Partner at Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich focused at both national and international dispute resolution
  • Standard price: 350 EUR

There is a limited number of free tickets for inhouse legal counsels and state representatives.

The conference will be held in Obecní dům (Municipal House). This Art Nouveau building, built from 1905 to 1911, is proof of unprecedented artistic and craft skills and quality. The café, the French and the Pilsner restaurants, the American bar, the Lord Mayor’s Salon and the Smetana Hall are all examples of perfectly executed Art Nouveau interiors, decorated by leading artists and sculptors such as Alfons Mucha, Jan Preisler, Ladislav Šaloun, and others.

Obecní dům Praha


Obecní dům Praha


  • iMucha exhibition (included in the conference package) iMucha | Obecní dům (

    Remarkable exhibition offering a completely new view, corresponding to the technologies of the 21st century, of the world‘s most comprehensive collection of the Czech Art Nouveau master.


The Grand Mark Prague


The Grand Mark Prague

The conference will take place in the very centre of Prague near the tram, bus and metro station Náměstí Republiky.

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If you have any queries please contact us at the following e-mail address:

Contact person: Soňa Ježková (Tel. +420 604 290 160)