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Fordham Law School Hosts Sixth Annual Conference On International Arbitration And Mediation

Fordham Law in Citybizlist, May 03, 2011

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Fordham Law School's Conflict Resolution & ADR Program and the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics will host the Sixth Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation, a one and a half -day conference starting on Tuesday, June 14 at 9 a.m. The symposium features leading arbitrators, mediators, practitioners and scholars who will discuss recent trends and developments in international arbitration and mediation.

The symposium will be divided into six discussion topics, including: Investor-State Arbitration; New Rules of International Arbitration; Complex Arbitration; Arbitration in the BRIC Countries; Mediation: A Functional Approach; and Mediation: Geography and Infrastructures . Papers authored by the speakers will be published in Arthur W. Rovine, ed., Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers 2011, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

Arthur W. Rovine, International Arbitrator and Fordham Law School Conference Director will be joined by the following participants: Henri Alvarez, QC, practicing barrister at Fasken Martineau; Doak Bishop, Partner at King & Spalding; David D. Caron, C. William Maxeiner Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California Berkeley; Toby Landau, QC, practicing barrister at Essex Court Chambers; Alexis Mourre, Founding Partner at Castaldi Mourre & Partners; Lucy Reed, Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Jason Fry, Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Catherine Kessedjian, Professor at the University of Panthéon-Assas, Paris II ; David W. Rivkin, Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton; Catherine Rogers, Professor of Law at Penn State Law School; Michael E. Schneider, Founding Partner of Lalive; George A. Bermann, Gellhorn Professor of Law & Jean Monnet Professor of European Law at Columbia University School of Law; Simeon Baum, President of Resolve Mediation Services; Jeremy Lack, Partner at Altenburger (CH), practicing barrister at Quadrant Chambers (UK) and counsel at PCZLaw (US); Irena Vanenkova, Executive Director at International Mediation Institute; Nate Witkin, arbitrator and mediator at Marion; Grant Hanessian, Partner at Baker & McKenzie; Joaquim P. Muniz, Trench, Rossi e Watanabe and Baker & McKenzie; Yulia Andreeva, Legal Officer at the United Nations Development Program; Zia Mody, Partner at AZB & Partners; Sally Harpole, arbitrator at Sally Harpole & Co.; Francesca DePaolis of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the American Arbitration Association; Joseph McLaughlin, Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School; Jackie Nolan-Haley, Professor of Law at Fordham Law School; Brian Speers, Managing Partner at CMG Solicitors; Bernard Hanotiau of Hanotiau and van den Berg; Gerald Aksen, independent arbitrator; James Castello, Partner at King & Spalding; Julian Lew, QC, practicing barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers; Pedro Martinez-Fraga, Partner at DLA Piper.

Registration is required and CLE credit is available.

Title: Sixth Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation
Dates: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesday, June 14; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Location: James B.M. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School, 140 West 62nd St.
Conference Director: Arthur W. Rovine, International Arbitrator, Fordham Law School