Morning Session: 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
9:15 Recent Developments in International Arbitration
- IBA Guidelines on party representation
- Arbitration rules revisions -- ICDR
- U.S. law roundup
- Developments in New York: NYIAC
Michelangelo Cicogna, Alexandra Dosman, John Fellas, Luis M. Martinez, Janet Whittaker
10:30 Networking Break
10:45 Introduction to Mock Hypothetical and First Session: The Inception of a Dispute
- The arbitration clause
- Mediation before commencing proceedings?
- Strategy at the inception of a dispute
- In-house counsel’s point of view
Steve Champagne, Eleonora Coelho, James Hope, Eric C. Liebeler
11:45 Second Session: In the U.S. Courts - Compelling Arbitration and Enjoining Litigation Brought in Breach of Arbitration Clauses
- Mock argument
- Motion to compel
- Anti-suit injunction
- Judicial point of view
Henry G. Burnett, Glenn P. Hendrix, Hon. Victor Marrero, Hon. Charles E. Ramos
Catherine A. Rogers
Professor of Law and International Affairs
Paul & Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar
Penn State Law, Pennsylvania &
Professor of Ethics, Regulation & the Rule of Law
Co-Director of the Institute for Ethics, Regulation & Commercial Law,
Queen Mary, University of London, London
Afternoon Session: 2:00 pm. - 5:40 p.m.
2:00 Third Session: Selecting the Arbitrators
- Mock interview with arbitrators
- Selecting your party-appointed arbitrator
- Interviewing arbitrators: what you can and can’t ask
- Selecting the chair
Steve Champagne, Jean E. Kalicki, Eric C. Liebeler, Wendy Miles, Laurence Shore
3:00 Networking Break
3:15 Arbitration Around the World
Chiann Bao, Eleonora Coelho, James Hope
4:15 Fourth Session: The Case Management Conference
- Importance of the case management conference
- Structuring the arbitration
- Arbitrator pet peeves
- Effective advocacy
Teresa Giovannini, Jean E. Kalicki, Wendy Miles, Arthur W. Rovine, Audley Sheppard
~ Secretary-General, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
~ General Counsel & EVP, Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
~ Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center
Eric C. Liebeler
~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel - Litigation, Siemens Corporation
Hon. Victor Marrero
~ United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Luis M. Martinez
~ Vice President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution / American Arbitration Association
~ Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Catherine A. Rogers
~ Professor of Law, Penn State Law, Pennsylvania & Queen Mary, University of London
Arthur W. Rovine
~ International Arbitrator & Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
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