Debevoise partner David W. Rivkin has been featured in the International Bar Association’s prestigious In “Conversation With…” series as part of the IBA 2020 Virtually Together conference.
In his interview, Mr. Rivkin discussed the importance of preserving the rule of law and judicial integrity; trends in arbitration including diversity of practitioners and arbitrators, virtual proceedings, and cybersecurity protocols; developments in corporate responsibility; the potential impact of the U.S. elections on global treaties; and the evolution of client service in the practice of law. The full recording is available here.
This year’s “Conversation With…” series features insights from a string of prominent global figures, including Ban Ki Moon (former UN Secretary General), John Kerry (former US Secretary of State), Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma (Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal), Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, (First Minister of Scotland), and Mary Robinson (former President of Ireland).
Mr. Rivkin is Co-Chair of Debevoise’s International Dispute Resolution Group and its Business Integrity Group and a Past President of the IBA. A litigation partner in the firm’s New York and London offices, he has broad experience in the areas of international litigation and arbitration. Mr. Rivkin is consistently ranked as one of the top international dispute resolution practitioners in the world.