Mr Roney has acted as counsel before international arbitral tribunals in a broad range of commercial disputes involving share purchase and asset purchase transactions, international joint ventures, construction and infrastructure projects, technology co-development agreements, manufacturing and sales contracts, distribution, licensing and sponsorship arrangements and sports. He has represented parties from around the world before many of the major international arbitral institutions, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the Swiss Chambers of Commerce (Swiss Rules). These disputes have involved many different applicable laws and places of arbitration ranging from London to Vienna to the Philippines. In addition, Mr Roney has served on a number of occasions as chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator under the ICC rules, the Swiss rules, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce rules and in ad hoc arbitration.
Mr Roney is a co-founder and executive committee member of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA), a co-chair of the ICC commission on arbitration task force on National Rules of Procedure for Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards pursuant to the New York Convention of 1958, a member of the ICC national committee for Canada and a member of the advisory board of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada International Arbitration Legislation Project.
Mr Roney received his JD from the University of Toronto in 1991 and his BA (with distinction) from Queen's University in 1988.
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