USCIB Urges Reversal of 1-800 Contacts FTC Ruling (6/18/2019) - USCIB filed an amicus brief with regards to a 1-800 Contacts, Inc. case to highlight the challenges American businesses would face under the recent Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision's approach an antitrust liability for trademark settlements, and explain the potential negative impacts the decision would have on businesses, consumers and competition if left to stand.
USCIB Sponsors Seminar on Mitigating Business Risk With Arbitration (6/17/2019) - USCIB/ICC USA sponsored a seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico on June 14 on international arbitration and how that state’s businesses can use arbitration to mitigate the risks of doing business overseas.
Annual Proskauer Lecture Analyzes Challenges of Arbitration Community (5/20/2019) - As in previous years, USCIB was honored to co-sponsor the 7th annual Proskauer Lecture on International Arbitration along with Proskauer, Columbia University School of Law's Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Law and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration. Taking place on May 14, the event featured a lecture by widely respected commercial and investment arbitrator Mark Kantor.
USCIB Speaks at Annual OECD Investment Treaties Conference (3/11/2019) - OECD’s annual all-day conference in Paris on International Investment Treaties had a distinctly USCIB flavor this year.
Arbitration Committee Meetings Plan for Upcoming Year (2/5/2019) - USCIB co-hosted Washington, DC and New York City luncheons of its Arbitration Committee on January 25 and 29, respectively.
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.