USCIB Supports Singapore Convention on Mediation (11/12/2018) - International businesses now have a powerful tool that will greatly facilitate international trade and commerce. The new Singapore Convention will make enforceable settlement agreements resulting from international mediation.
USCIB Hosts Arbitration Luncheon on B2B Data Breaches Disputes (10/16/2018) - USCIB's Arbitration Committee hosted a luncheon with Squire Patton Boggs on October 3 focusing on Arbitrating B2B data breach disputes. As data breaches are increasingly more common, business-to-business (“B2B”) disputes arising from security incidents between companies are also on the rise. The program focused on the coming wave of data privacy and security disputes between businesses, the legal claims and defenses asserted in these cases and the key role of ADR in resolving these disputes.
The New York Convention Turns 60 (8/16/2018) - On the 60th anniversary of the landmark convention on international arbitral awards, the chair of USCIB's Arbitration Committee explains its relevance.
USCIB Joins ICC in Celebrating Anniversary of NY Convention (7/31/2018) - New York's international arbitration community recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of the New York Convention, which provides a universal basis for enforcement of arbitration agreements and awards is a source of particular pride to ICC, which initiated the drafting process that led to the Convention’s adoption by the United Nations in 1958.
Russian Sanctions: How Do They Affect US Business? (5/14/2018) - A roundtable discussion was held at HodgsonRuss LLP in New York on April 26, connecting participants from Washington DC, New York and Europe to discuss the recent sanctions imposed by the U.S. Government on Russia, enforcement trends and how they affect the way the U.S. companies conduct business around the globe.
US and Canada ICC National Arbitration Committees Hold Annual Meeting (4/23/2018) - The co-chairs of USCIB/ICC USA’s and ICC Canada’s Arbitration Expatriate Subcommittees, Charles Kaplan of Orrick and Aren Goldsmith of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP organized their annual joint meeting in Paris on April 9th. The meeting was also organized by Andrew McDougall and Kirsten Odynski both of White & Case.
Thevenin Serves as Arbitrator at Annual Vis Moot Practice Session (2/26/2018) - USCIB/ICC USA held it’s 12th Annual Vis Moot Practice Session earlier this month. The practice moots help students hone their advocacy skills in preparation for competing in one of the premier events in international arbitration – the Willem V. Vis Moot Competition in Vienna, Austria — which brings together over 300 law schools competing before hundreds of the world’s best international arbitration experts.