The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce is organizing two ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) events in New York and San Francisco. On May 1, ICC YAF is organizing an event on “Summary Adjudication in International Arbitration” in San Francisco which will feature a panel of young practitioners on the West Coast along with a presentation by the Counsel of the ICC’s North America case management team. You may register by contacting Melissa.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ICC YAF Global Conference will be held from June 9-10 in New York City at Columbia Law School with a welcome cocktail reception on June 8. The conference will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions, debates, and workshops on Third Party Funding and Damages, along with a special networking session called, “Friday Night Live”. This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. This ICC YAF Global Conference is a unique opportunity for YAF members from all over the world to meet peers from all Chapters. Young practitioners from all continents will gather to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and share some fun together. For more information, please visit their website.
ICC YAF has also recently announced new regional representatives for its 2017-2019 mandate. Representing 40 countries and 53 cities, the elected representatives are tasked with promotion and development of the dynamic global network of young arbitration talent. USCIB would like to congratulate the following new representatives for the United States:
Andy Tuck, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta
Seth Meyer, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, Chicago
Silvia Marchili, King & Spalding, Houston
Marike Paulsson, University of Miami School of Law’s International Arbitration Institute, Miami
Floriane Lavaud, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York
Ignacio Zapiola, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, New York
Amy Endicott, Arnold Porter LLP, San Francisco
Chip Rosenberg, White & Case LLP, Washington DC