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USCIB/ICC USA Panel on Tribunal Deliberations
March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join us on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST for a panel discussion on “The Room Where It Happens: How Successful International Arbitration Tribunals Deliberate and Avoid Dysfunction.”
This discussion, which is part of our Nuts and Bolts Arbitrators Series, is organized by USCIB/ICC USA’s Sole Practitioners and Corporate Counsel Subcommittees, and features a group of seasoned international arbitrators who will discuss intra-Tribunal dynamics, including:
• Best practices and processes for reaching consensus;
• Handling disagreements on procedure or substance;
• Interpersonal relations, and dealing with difficult tribunal members;
• Approaches to drafting awards; and
• The roles of Tribunal presidents vs. party-appointed arbitrators.
Edna Sussman is an independent arbitrator and mediator and is the Distinguished ADR Practitioner in Residence at Fordham University School of Law. She was formerly a partner at White & Case LLP and has served as an arbitrator in over 300 complex commercial arbitrations, both international and domestic, and as mediator in over 200 mediations.
Amb. (r.) David Huebner, C.Arb, F.CollArb has handled more than 300 arbitrations in three dozen jurisdictions around the world. He was based for extended periods in Tokyo, Shanghai, and New York, and now practices from Los Angeles. He is a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Bronwyn Lincoln is a partner in the Australian firm of Corrs Chambers Wesgarth who regularly sits as arbitrator. She is a member of the ICC Commission, a panel arbitrator for leading Asia-Pacific arbitral institutions, and one of Australia’s four designated conciliators for ICSID.
Luca G. Radicati di Brozolo is a founding partner of ArbLit, one of Italy’s leading arbitration firms, and a door tenant of Fountain Court Chambers, London. A Vice-President of the LCIA and former member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, he is a widely-published professor of conflict of laws and international arbitration, and has chaired scores of commercial and investor-state arbitration tribunals.
Matthew Draper FCIArb, a New York-based international arbitrator and counsel, is Chair of the USCIB Sole Practitioner’s Group and Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators New York Branch.
Peter J.W. Sherwin, USCIB/ICC USA’s Arbitration Committee Chair, will provide a brief welcome and introduction to the panel.