Christopher K. Tahbaz

Partner
New York
Tel: +1 212 909 6543
Overview
Christopher Tahbaz serves as Debevoise & Plimpton’s General Counsel. A litigator and arbitrator with a broad range of U.S. and international ... Read Full Biography

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  • Sanctions – Politics, Procedures and Private International Law
    24-25 October 2019
    International Bar Association
    3rd IBA Litigation Committee Conference on Private International Law
    Milan, Italy
    Speaking Engagements
  • Justice Machines: Dystopia or Opportunity? Judicial Function and Dispute Resolution in the AI Era
    22-27 September 2019
    International Bar Association
    International Bar Association Annual Conference 2019
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Ways to Cope in Practice Management
    22-27 September 2019
    International Bar Association
    International Bar Association Annual Conference 2019
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Business, Human Rights and Corruption
    23 August 2018
    Kobe University & Hanang University School of Law
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management Summer Program
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Effective Dispute Resolution
    22 August 2018
    Kobe University & Hanang University of Law
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management Summer Program 2018
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Dispute Resolution Showcase: Culture Clashes – Systemic Pitfalls in International Dispute Resolution
    9 October 2017
    International Bar Association
    IBA Annual Meeting
    Sydney, Australia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Effective Dispute Resolution Strategies: Business and Legal Considerations
    21-25 August 2017
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management
    Kobe Salad 2017
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Effective Dispute Resolution Strategies: Business and Legal Considerations
    24 August 2017
    Kobe University
    Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Effective Advocacy in International Arbitration
    21 August 2017
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management
    Kobe Salad 2017
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Intellectual Property Rights as an Investment Protected by IIAs: Recent Jurisprudence
    9 August 2017
    Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
    Seminar on Investor-State Dispute Settlement
    Seoul, Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Resolving Business Disputes in Asia
    22 May 2017
    United States Council for International Business
    ICC and USCIB (ICC-USA) Event
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • M&A in the Asia Pacific Region – Distressed or Chasing the Asian Demographics?
    16 February 2017
    International Bar Association
    IBA 5th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Resilient Asia – Fighting Global Headwinds
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • Survey of the Current Landscape
    10 February 2017
    University of Pennsylvania Law School Asian Law Review (ALR)
    Symposium on International Arbitration in Asia
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Speaking Engagements
  • An Outsider’s Perspective of Arbitrations in India
    22 October 2016
    The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI)
    Conference on National Initiative Towards Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India
    New Delhi, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • Mini-Tylney Hall Debate
    20 October 2016
    Global Arbitration Review
    The GAR Live Symposium
    Hong Kong
    Speaking Engagements
  • ArbiLeaks - Transparency by the Back Door is Better Than a Closed Shop
    18 October 2016
    Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
    ADR in Asia Conference, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    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
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Advocacy in International Arbitration
    25 August 2016
    Kobe University & Institute for Legal Studies Hanyang University School of Law
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Corruption and Criminal Prosecutions in International Arbitration
    24 August 2016
    Kobe University & Institute for Legal Studies Hanyang University School of Law
    Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management
    Kobe, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Mock Negotiation Workshop
    20 June 2016
    Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
    Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Arbitration Clause Negotiation Workshop
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Emergency Measures as a Response to New Forms of Government Interference - Interim Measures as a Strategy for Dealing with Interference Relating to Corruption Allegations and Threats to Break Contracts
    14 June 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Energy & Natural Resources Roundtable – The New Frontier of Risk
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Panel Forging the Path in Asia: Unveiling the New SIAC Rules on Investment Arbitration
    27 May 2016
    Singapore International Arbitration Centre
    SIAC Congress 2016
    Singapore
    Speaking Engagements
  • Panel Discussion: Document Production in International Arbitration
    5 March 2016
    International Court of Arbitration
    Confrontation and Cooperation in International Arbitration: Finding a Common Path in Cross-Border Disputes
    Hong Kong
    Speaking Engagements
  • Opening Address
    27 April 2016
    International Bar Association
    IBA Annual Litigation Forum
    San Francisco, California
    Speaking Engagements
  • Innovative Litigation - The Pros and Cons of Electronic Evidence
    7 April 2016
    International Bar Association’s Women Lawyers' Interest Group
    7th World Woman Lawyers' Conference
    Berlin, Germany
    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
  • 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
  • Developments in the Law of Sovereign Immunity
    5 October 2015
    International Bar Association
    IBA Annual Meeting
    Vienna, Austria
    Speaking Engagements
  • GAR Live Singapore
    5 June 2015 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Global Arbitration Review
    Debate - This house believes that the opening of the SICC poses a threat to the continued success of SIAC.
    Maxwell Chambers, Singapore
    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
  • International Enforcement of SICC Judgments
    16-17 March 2015
    The Law Society of Singapore
    Litigation Conference 2015
    Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre
    Speaking Engagements
  • Dispute Avoidance and Efficient Dispute Resolution
    25 April 2013 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    Singapore Corporate Counsel Association
    Southeast Asia In-House Counsel Summit
    Singapore
    Speaking Engagements