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Sep 19 2012

GAR Live Americas

Organised by: Global Arbitration Review

Wednesday, 19th September 2012

New York, USA

More information on this event

The event will be chaired by David W Rivkin, partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, and J William Rowley QC, 20 Essex Street.

GAR Live Americas will feature panels discussing the ‘relationship between the US courts and international arbitration’ and a ‘symposium session’ with pre-prepared questions from the audience and a panel on ‘Investment arbitration’.

The afternoon will involve a debate with the motion: This house believes that international arbitration has become too “Americanized.”

There will also be a cocktail reception held immediately after the conference in the same venue, hosted by our sponsor Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

Chairs:

David W Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

J William Rowley QC, 20 Essex Street

Speakers:

Catherine Amirfar, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Mark Baker, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

Tim Nelson, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Pierre Bienvenu, Norton Rose LLP

Doak Bishop, King & Spalding

Nigel Blackaby, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Stephen Bond, Covington & Burling LLP

John Fellas, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

George Kahale III, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP

Jean Kalicki, Arnold & Porter LLP

Edward Kehoe, King & Spalding

Carolyn Lamm, White & Case LLP

Judge Gerard Lynch, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Carole Malinvaud, Gide Loyrette Nouel

Chris Parker, Herbert Smith LLP

John Pierce, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Laurence Shore, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Adrian Winstanley, London Court of International Arbitration

18 September: Speakers' Dinner hosted by Herbert Smith.

9.00am: Registration and coffee sponsored by The Brattle Group

9.30am: Chairs' welcome remarks

J William Rowley QC, 20 Essex Street
David W Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

9.45am: The US courts and international arbitration – how’s the relationship working out?

Chair:
Jean Kalicki, Arnold & Porter LLP

Speakers:
Catherine Amirfar, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
John Fellas, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Edward Kehoe, King & Spalding
Judge Gerard Lynch, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

11.00am: Coffee sponsored by The Brattle Group

11.30am: Symposium

A Tylney Hall-style session

Co-chairs:
Stephen Bond, Covington & Burling LLP
Adrian Winstanley, London Court of International Arbitration

1.00pm: Lunch sponsored by Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle

2.15pm: Investment arbitration – Are annulment decisions properly applying the standards of Article 52?

Chair:
Doak Bishop, King & Spalding

Speakers:
Tim Nelson, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Nigel Blackaby, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
George Kahale III, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP

3.30pm: Coffee sponsored by The Brattle Group

4.00pm: Oxford Union-style debate

Motion:
This house believes that international arbitration has become too “Americanized.”

Chair:
Mark Baker, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

Debaters:
Carole Malinvaud, Gide Loyrette Nouel
John Pierce, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Laurence Shore, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Pierre Bienvenu, Norton Rose LLP

Tribunal:
J William Rowley QC, 20 Essex Street
Chris Parker, Herbert Smith LLP
Carolyn Lamm, White & Case LLP

5.15pm: Chairs’ wrap and some crystal-ball gazing

5.30pm: Cocktail reception hosted by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP


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University Club
One West, 54th Street
New York, 10019, USA
Tel: +1 212-247-2100
Fax: +1 212-572-3457

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