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New York versus London as the Place of Arbitration
A Transatlantic Debate

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 5 - 7:15 PM Program; 7:15 - 8:15 Reception

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Two panels, each consisting of New York and London based practitioners, will compare New York and London as the seat of an international arbitration. One panel will explore whether an international arbitration is run differently in New York versus London. The other panel will examine any differences in court support, whether before, during or after the arbitration.

George A. Bermann, Professor, Columbia Law School
Ank Santens, White & Case LLP

New York Panelists:
Mark D. Beckett, Latham & Watkins LLP
Julie Bédard
, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Mark W. Friedman, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Hon. John G. Koeltl, U.S. District Judge, S.D.N.Y.
Claudia Salomon, DLA Piper
Laurence Shore
, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

London Panelists:
Paula Hodges, Herbert Smith LLP
Juliet Blanch, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Sophie Nappert, Arbitrator, 3 Verulam Buildings
Sue Prevezer QC, Quinn Emanuel
Klaus Reichert
, Brick Court Chambers
Audley Sheppard
, Clifford Chance LLP

Sponsored by:
International Commercial Disputes Committee, Robert Hugh Smit, Chair

Members of the Association and their guests are welcome to attend.