Commercial Arbitration

Publications

Upcoming Events

  • Damages in International Arbitration
    11 September 2018
    Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Energy Charter Secretariat, ICSID, PCA
    Conference on International Arbitration
    Paris, France
    Speaking Engagements

Recent Events

  • The Unheralded Importance of Active Listening in Commercial and Non-Commercial Mediations
    5 June 2018
    Associate for Conflict Resolution
    17th Annual ACR-GNY Conference
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Tribunal's Crystal Ball: Models, Experts and Estimates in High-Stakes Cases
    26 April 2018
    American Bar Association
    ABA Breakfast Series
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Reforming Commercial Arbitration in Response to Legitimacy Concerns
    15-18 April 2018
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    24th ICCA Congress
    Sydney, Australia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Damages in International Arbitration
    16 April 2018
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration/American Society of International Law
    ICCA/ASIL Task Force on Damages
    Sydney, Australia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Challenges
    11 January 2018
    University of Basel Faculty of Law
    Arbitration and Crime – Dealing with Allegations of Economic Crime in Arbitration
    Basel, Switzerland
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Art of Advocacy - The Civil and Common Law Styles
    7 December 2017
    The Chartered Institute of Arbitration
    CIArb International Arbitration Conference
    Paris, France
    Speaking Engagements
  • The New Global Order and Arbitration
    7 December 2017
    The Chartered Institute of Arbitration
    CIArb International Arbitration Conference
    Paris, France
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Keynote Address
    22 September 2017
    Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum
    Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum
    Minsk, Belarus
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitrators: Appointments, Disclosure and Challenges
    16 September 2017
    London Court of International Arbitration
    LCIA European Users’ Council Symposium
    Basingstoke, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitration
    20 July 2017
    Arbitration and Drafting Arbitration Agreements
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Speaking Engagements
  • ICC Arbitration & ADR Training Programme
    9 June 2017
    International Court of Arbitration
    ICC Training Program
    Krakow, Poland
    Speaking Engagements
  • Practical Exercises for Post-Award Proceedings
    9 June 2017
    International Chamber of Commerce
    ICC Training Programme
    Krakow, Poland
    Speaking Engagements
  • Oil Concessions and Territorial Definition
    5 June 2017
    Kings College London, Volterra Fietta
    The London International Boundary Conference
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • A Conversation with the ICCA President
    18 May 2017
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    A Conversation with the ICCA President
    São Paulo, Brazil
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitration Battle: ILF v. RULF
    18 May 2017
    SPILF
    Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Corporate and Complex Business Disputes in Arbitration. New Opportunities and New Challenges
    18 May 2017
    SPILF
    Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Equal Representation in Arbitration: One Year On Pledge Event
    15 May 2017
    Debevoise & Plimpton and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • International Arbitration and Its Conformity with the Rule of Law
    10 May 2017
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    Conference Plenary Session
    Pailles, Mauritius
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Speaking Engagements
  • Debate: Increasing Transparency In Commercial & Investment Arbitration -- A Welcome Reform?
    18 March 2017
    University of Cambridge
    4th Annual Cambridge Arbitration Day
    Cambridge, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Institutional Arbitration
    1-5 March 2017
    D.S. National Law University, India
    Arbitration Study Tour, London
    London, UK
    Speaker: Aimee-Jane Lee
    Speaking Engagements
  • Time and Costs in International Arbitration - “Whose Responsibility”
    1-5 March 2017
    Narmdeshwar Singh DS National Law University India
    Star Speaker: Centre for Advanced Research in Dispute Settlement (CARDS) – Arbitration Study Tour London
    London, UK
    Speaker: Patrick Taylor
    Speaking Engagements
  • Key Developments in Arbitration
    26 January 2017
    New York State Bar Association
    2017 DRS Annual Meeting
    New York, New York
    Speaker: Jyotin Hamid
    Speaking Engagements
  • How the Relationship and Bidding Dynamics Between Public Bodies and Private Contractors give Rise to Disputes
    9 December 2016
    AAA/ICC/ICSID
    33rd AAA/ICC/ICSID Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration
    Paris, France
    Speaking Engagements
  • Keynote Address
    2 December 2016
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    CIArb’s Dispute Appointment Service Convention 2016
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Efficiency in International Arbitration
    2 November 2016
    The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the Korean Council for International Arbitration, and the International Bar Association
    18th SIDRC Lecture Series
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Witnesses and Experts in International Arbitration
    18 October 2016
    ICDR, AAA, CAC, CCB
    The 5th ICDR & CCB International Arbitration & Mediation Conference: The Future of International Commercial Arbitration
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Developing Commercial Law through the Courts: Rebalancing the Relationship between the Courts and Arbitration
    17 October 2016
    Hong Kong Academy of Law
    Hong Academy of Law Symposium
    Hong Kong
    Speaking Engagements
  • Parallel Proceedings in Construction Claims: Overlap between Commercial and Investment Arbitration
    22 September 2016
    International Bar Association
    2016 IBA Annual Conference
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaker: Tony Dymond
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Role of Good Faith in MENA Region Arbitration
    20 September 2016
    Civil Law Focus Group
    Arab Arbitration Forum; Civil Law Focus Group (CFL) Session
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaking Engagements
  • Are Arbitrators Under Attack?
    19 September 2016
    International Bar Association
    International Bar Association Conference
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaking Engagements
  • Commencement of the Arbitration
    5 September 2016
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration
    Oxford, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Problem 3, 4, 5 & 6 - In Groups Workshop
    5 September 2016
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration
    Oxford, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Dealing with Evidence in International Arbitration: the Application of the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
    3 June 2016
    International Bar Association Asia Pacific Arbitration Group
    APAG Training Day - Best Practices in International Arbitration
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Will Russia Become A More Comfortable Jurisdiction for Arbitration?
    20 May 2016
    SPBILF Ltd.
    St. Petersburg International Legal Forum
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Speaking Engagements
  • The GAR Live Debate
    18 May 2016
    Global Arbitration Review
    6th Annual GAR Live London
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • International Arbitration and its Conformity with the Rule of Law
    10 May 2016
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    ICCA 2016 Congress Mauritius (International Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Contribution and Conformity)
    Mauritius
    Speaking Engagements
  • Settlement Opportunities In Arbitration
    6 May 2016
    CPR: International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
    CPR Brazil Business Mediation Congress
    Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    Speaker: Floriane Lavaud
    Speaking Engagements
  • Conflict of Interest in Arbitration
    26 April 2016
    McNair Chambers
    International Disputes Seminar
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • W(h)ither ICSID jurisdiction
    18 April 2016
    Quadrant Chambers
    Quadrant Chambers Seminar
    London, UK
    Speaker: Aimee-Jane Lee
    Speaking Engagements
  • Reviewing, Analyzing and Using the Deposition Transcript
    13 April 2016
    Practising Law Institute
    Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2016
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Effective Presentation of Evidence – Including Witness Statements and Cross Examination
    21 March 2016
    Juris Conferences LLC
    Juris Conferences’ Twelfth Annual Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium
    Vienna, Austria
    Speaking Engagements
  • State Participation and Public Interests in International Commercial Arbitration
    3 March 2016
    Oxford University Faculty of Law
    University of Oxford Faculty of Law, International Arbitration Senior Practitioner Lecture Series
    Oxford, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Witness Statements: Are In-Person Examinations Necessary?
    26 February 2016
    International Court of Arbitration of the ICC & the Chair for Private Law, International Corporate & Financial Markets Law, EU Business Law at University of Mannheim
    Effective Fact Finding vs. Information Overload: Too Much Paper in Arbitration?
    Mannheim, Germany
    Speaking Engagements
  • Establishing Your Authority over the Parties and the Framework for the Arbitration
    22 February 2016
    The ICC Institute of World Business Law
    ICC Institute Masterclass for Arbitrators
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • New Rules of Establishment and Functioning of Arbitration Tribunals
    19 February 2016
    SPILF
    Arbitration Reform: Next Steps?
    Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Procedural Novelties in Arbitration
    19 February 2016
    SPILF
    Arbitration Reform: Next Steps?
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    Speaker: Aimee-Jane Lee
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Rising Global Debate Regarding Ethics in International Arbitration
    17 February 2016
    The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR)
    CPR’s 2016 Annual Meeting
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitration in Africa: Recent and Future Developments
    4 February 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton, International Council for Commercial Arbitration, New York International Arbitration Center
    Arbitration in Africa: Recent and Future Developments
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Commercial arbitration involving states: public interests and private justice?
    22 January 2016
    ASA
    ASA Annual Conference 2016
    Zurich 22
    Speaking Engagements
  • Emergency Arbitrators in Energy Disputes
    15 January 2016
    The Institute for Transnational Arbitration, the Institute for Energy Law, and the ICC International Court of Arbitration
    ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration
    Houston, Texas
    Speaking Engagements
  • Keynote Address
    12 December 2015
    Casablanca Arbitration Days
    Making International Arbitration Work for Africa
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Introduction to IBA Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights and the Importance of Accessible and Enforceable Dispute Resolution Mechanism Frameworks
    7 December 2015
    ICC, IBA, PCA & SCC
    COP21 Climate Change Related Disputes: A Role for International Arbitration and ADR
    Paris, France
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Negotiation Skills: Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation; Energy: Dispute Resolution
    17 November 2015
    Association of Caribbean Corporate Counsel
    Association of Caribbean Corporate Counsel 3rd Annual Conference
    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Courts, the Arbitration Process, and a Successful Practice
    13 November 2015
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Centenary Celebrations Bahamas Branch Conference
    Nassau, Bahamas
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Courts and Arbitration and Regional Developments Regarding ADR
    12 November 2015
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Centenary Celebrations Bahamas Branch Conference
    Nassau, Bahamas
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Speaking Engagements
  • Transparency in International Arbitration - the future
    4 November 2015
    Fordham Law School
    10th Annual Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration
    New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Recent Development of Arbitration Practice: Ethics & Corruption in International Arbitration
    3 November 2015
    UNCITRAL, Ministry of Justice, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, International Court of Arbitration
    4th Asia Pacific ADR Conference
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitration Through the Ages and its Role in Enabling International Commerce
    23 October 2015
    College of Commercial Arbitrators
    CCA’s Annual Meeting
    New York, New York
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Enforcement of Awards – Have Contracting States Been True to the Letter and Spirit of Article V?
    21 October 2015
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and UNCITRAL
    The New York Convention: Back for the Future
    New York, New York
    Speaker: Ina C. Popova
    Speaking Engagements
  • Mediation Past, Present and Future in the Oil & Gas Sector
    7 October 2015
    International Bar Association
    IBA Annual Conference
    Vienna, Austria
    Speaker: Patrick Taylor
    Speaking Engagements
  • Towards More Effective Fact-finding in Arbitration and Litigation
    7 October 2015
    International Bar Association
    IBA Annual Conference
    Vienna, Austria
    Speaking Engagements
  • Country Risk Premiums
    2 October 2015
    Juris Conferences LLC
    Fourth Annual Damages in International Arbitration
    Grand Hotel Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Speaking Engagements
  • Damages - Why Do Arbitrators Always get it Wrong?
    24 September 2015
    Global Arbitration Review
    4th Annual GAR Live New York
    New York, NY
    Speaking Engagements
  • The New London Principles
    23 September 2015
    Australian Disputes Centre
    The Development and Adoption of an 'Australian Commercial Law'
    Sydney, Australia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Transparency: Incumbent on Institutions as Well?
    21 September 2015
    ICC International Court of Arbitration / International Centre for ADR
    Tenth Annual ICC New York Conference
    New York, NY
    Speaking Engagements
  • Strategic Objectives Behind Preliminary Measures in Arbitral Proceedings
    24 June 2015
    International Chamber of Commerce
    ICC UK Arbitration Seminar: Emergency and Preliminary Measures
    London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Is International Arbitration Really Open to New Faces?
    17 June 2015
    The Institute for Transnational Arbitration
    The 27th Annual ITA Workshop: Subconscious Influences in International Arbitration
    Westin Galleria, Dallas, Texas
    Speaking Engagements
  • Global Corporations and the Rule of Law
    13 June 2015
    American Bar Association
    ABA Magna Carta Program
    Grosvenor House, London
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Where in The World is Your Evidence? The Challenges of Gathering Electronic Information Worldwide for Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations
    12 June 2015
    American Bar Association
    ABA Magna Carta Program
    Grosvenor House, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Arbitration 2015: The best of times or the worst of times? A debate
    4 June 2015
    International Bar Association
    5th IBA-IEL-SEERIL International Oil & Gas Law Conference
    Waldorf Hotel, London, England
    Speaking Engagements
  • Why Arbitrate?
    21 May 2015
    Oyster Global Marketing
    Breaking New Ground - BVI and International Arbitration
    British Virgin Islands
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Speaking Engagements
  • A Brave New World - Can the new Arbitration Centre knock New York, London and Paris off their Perch?
    20 May 2015
    Oyster Global Marketing
    Breaking New Ground - BVI and International Arbitration
    British Virgin Islands
    Speaking Engagements
  • Carnival & Conflicts! An Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Latin America
    14 May 2015
    HKIAC
    Carnival & Conflicts! An Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Latin America
    Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Central, Hong Kong
    Speaking Engagements
  • How to conduct a powerful cross-examination, prepare a succinct witness statement and effectively structure the discovery stage
    22 April 2015
    New York University School of Law
    Conference on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • International Enforcement of SICC Judgments
    16-17 March 2015
    The Law Society of Singapore
    Litigation Conference 2015
    Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
    5 March 2015
    NYIAC/NYCLA/C
    NYIAC/NYCLA/Columbia International Arbitration Association and International Arbitration Association

    New York

    Speaking Engagements
  • "Procedural Efficiencies in International Arbitration"
    25 February 2015
    Speaker: Natalie L. Reid
    Debevoise Events
  • Risks and Challenges in International Arbitration: The International Arbitrator’s Perspective
    28 October 2014 12:00 AM SA Pacific Standard Time
    ICDR, Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá
    The 3rd ICDR and CCB Joint International Arbitration & Mediation Conference - International Arbitration Options for Global Commercial Transactions
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Study of a Mock Case under the ICC Rules
    21-25 July 2014
    International Court of Arbitration & The University of Florence
    International Commercial Arbitration Workshop - acted as counsel in a mock arbitration hearing.
    Florence, Italy
    Speaker: Aimee-Jane Lee
    Speaking Engagements
  • Asia-Pacific International Arbitration: What's Next?
    6 December 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA)
    AFIA International Arbitration Symposium
    Sydney, Australia
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Difference Between Investment and Commercial Arbitration: 'Much Ado About Nothing' or 'More Than Meets the Eye'
    13 November 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    IBA
    IBA Conference Tokyo
    International House of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Speaker: David W. Rivkin
    Speaking Engagements
  • Getting Your Deal Done: Antitrust Planning, Negotiation and Advocacy
    23 October 2013 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Debevoise Events
  • Settlement of International Investment Disputes Part Nine: Annulment and Challenge of Awards
    23-27 September 2013
    Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA)
    AILA Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
    London, England
    Speaking Engagements
  • Choosing Venue in International Arbitrations: What is a perfect place of Arbitration?
    25 September 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
    International Conference on the Advancement of the Arbitral System and Revitalization of Arbitration
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Post-Hearing Submissions, Deliberations and Enforcement
    19 September 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    ITA, CBAr and CCBC
    9th Annual Americas Workshop, CBAr-ITA-CCBC Joint Conference on International Arbitration
    São Paulo, Brazil
    Speaking Engagements
  • Facts and Documents in International Arbitration -- All in or Choose Wisely?
    28 August 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Young Arbitrators Sweden
    Young Arbitrators Sweden 10 Year Jubilee
    The Stockholm International Hearing Centre, Sweden
    Speaking Engagements
  • Using U.S. Courts in Aid of International Arbitration
    10 June 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Practising Law Institute
    Practising Law Institute, International Arbitration Conference 2013
    New York, NY
    Speaking Engagements
  • Business and Economic View of Arbitration
    27 May 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo
    Internationalization of the Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration CIESP/FIESP
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Speaking Engagements
  • Long Arms of the Law: Bilateral Cooperation and the Increase in Multi-Jurisdictional Criminal Investigations
    15-17 May 2013
    International Bar Association
    16th Annual Transnational Crime Conference
    Miami, Florida
    Speaking Engagements
  • Innovations and Relationships in the Arbitral World
    14 March 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Centro de Arbitraje / Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
    Innovations and Relationships in the Arbitral World
    Caracas, Venezuela
    Speaking Engagements
  • Asia - Latin America: Navigating Dispute Resolution in Asia
    13 March 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Centro de Arbitraje / Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
    Asia - Latin America: Navigating Dispute Resolution in Asia
    Caracas, Venezuela
    Speaking Engagements
  • Luncheon Keynote: Dispute Resolution for Russian Investments
    28 February 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    USRBC and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Debevoise and USRBC Client Seminar
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Speaking Engagements
  • International ADR - Perspectives from key stakeholders
    21 February 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Wolter Kluwer
    Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Summit 2013
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • Private Equity and Arbitration: Positioning for Uncertainties and Challenges
    21 February 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Wolter Kluwer
    Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Summit 2013
    The Leela, Mumbai, India
    Speaker: Guy Lewin-Smith
    Speaking Engagements
  • Effective Advocacy - Opening and Closing
    20 February 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    Young ICCA Conference
    Bogota, Colombia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Mediating Cross Border Disputes From the Perspective of the Neutral, Client and Advocate
    29 January 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Baker & McKenzie
    Mediating Cross Border Disputes From the Perspective of the Neutral, Client and Advocate
    New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Developments in International Dispute Resolution
    17 January 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution
    2013 CPR Annual Meeting
    San Diego, CA
    Speaking Engagements