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International Arbitration: Trends and Opportunities
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

City Bar Law Student Member Price: $5.00
City Bar Member Price: $10.00
Non Member Price: $20.00

In a sober economic climate, law firms of all sizes have seen unpredictable or shrinking demand for many legal services. Some evidence, however, suggests a rise in international arbitration. New York in particular has recently expanded its capacity for hearings through the opening of the New York International Arbitration Center and the dedication of a specific Commercial Division justice to resolve disputes arising from these proceedings. Why is international arbitration picking up speed? What forces are driving this? And how can attorneys, law students, and ADR service providers take advantage of the trend?

Moderator: BRIAN FARKAS, Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP

Speakers: BILL BAKER, Alston & Bird LLP; Adjunct Professor, Cardozo School of Law;
CHARLENE SUN, King & Spalding LLP; FRANCO FERRARI, Director, Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, NYU School of Law; ROBERT DAVIDSON, Executive Director, JAMS Arbitration Practice; EDNA SUSSMAN, Arbitrator, FCIArb; Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Fordham Law School

Sponsored by: Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Courtney Fitzgibbons, Chair



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