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Commercial Arbitration in Latin America : What U.S. Parties

Commercial Arbitration in Latin America : What U.S. Parties May Encounter in Arbitrations and/or Enforcing Awards in the Region? 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Program Fees: 
Free to Members | $15 to Non-Members

Please Note: All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details of how to access the webinar.

International arbitration has become a very important mechanism for resolving national and international disputes.  The rise in the number of arbitrations in Latin America and the increasing sophistication of practitioners in the region has led to an increase in the number of Latin American arbitrators and arbitration practitioners with experience dealing with and/or applying New York law.  Nonetheless, international arbitration in Latin America is far from being a homogeneous unit. Countries in the region are different and each have a distinct legal system and approach to international arbitration. This panel will discuss the differences that U.S. parties may encounter in arbitration and/or enforcing awards in their jurisdictions including how New York law is dealt with.

Intro Speaker:
Rekha Rangachari

Alejandro M. Garro, Columbia Law Schoool

Cecilia Azar, Galicia Abogados
Julio Cesar Rivera, Marval O'Farrell Mairal

Diogo Ciuffo, Bichara Advogados
Paulina Rodriguez, Consortium Legal

Jesus Saracho, Uría Menéndez

Closing Speaker: 
Melida Hodgson, Jenner & Block

Sponsoring Association Committee: 
Arbitration Committee, Steven Skulnik, Chair
Inter-American Affairs, Michael A. Fernandez, Chair

Co-sponsoring Association Committee: 
International Commercial Disputes, Frances Bivens, Chair
International Law Committee, Anibal Sabater, Chair

Sponsoring Organizations: 
Inter-American Bar Association, New York Chapter
New York International Arbitration Center, NYIAC

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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