Over the last several decades, international arbitration has become for many
a preferred method for dispute resolution in the global economy. Witness the
growth in the number of arbitral institutions throughout the world and the
marked increase in the diversity of its parties and practitioners.
Corporate counsel can gain an edge taking full advantage of the opportunities
- and avoiding the pitfalls - of this dynamic dispute resolution
William W. Park, the prolific author of authoritative treatises, books and
articles on international arbitration and a prominent international arbitrator
himself, will be among a distinguished group of panelists who will present
timely and critical information.
The topics will include among others:
- The opportunities and challenges presented by the
expansion of international arbitration
- Soft laws and guidelines for harmonizing different
traditions regarding conflicts of interest and discovery
- Tradeoffs between ad hoc arbitrations and those
administered by arbitral institutions
- The recognition and enforcement of international
arbitral awards under the New York Convention
- The proposed Bilateral Arbitration Treaty as a future
direction of international arbitration
- New Rules adopted by the International Centre for
Dispute Resolution, the ICC and other institutions creating efficiencies in
procedure, providing for emergency relief and appellate review
- Negotiation points and strategies for drafting
dispute resolution clauses in cross-border commercial agreements
- When parties may prefer the jurisdiction of a court
over an arbitral tribunal
- The advantages and challenges of different international arbitration
centers, including Boston
Program materials including applicable law, rules and articles will be
provided to all attendees.
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Accreditation: This program is
eligible for 2 hours of credit. The BBA is an
accredited provider in Rhode
Island. Credit is also available in New
York, through the NY Approved Jurisdiction Policy; and through
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