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Insider Views on International Dispute Resolution

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Join us for a visit with Alexander Fessas, the Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and a leader in international ADR based in Paris. Philip D. O’Neill, an international arbitrator and law professor based here in Boston, will interview Mr. Fessas on a range of international dispute resolution topics, including innovations at the ICC, one of the largest global arbitral institutions. Mr. O’Neill currently serves as the USCIB Arbitration SubCommittee Chairman for the Northeast Region. Mark T. Beaudouin, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Waters Corporation, Danielle Sheer, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Carbonite, Inc. and Roland Schroeder, Global Executive Counsel — Corporate Litigation & Legal Policy at General Electric will follow up with Mr. Fessas in a lively panel discussion moderated by Jonathan W. Fitch, a Boston-based international arbitrator. Topics to be discussed include: different perspectives of corporate counsel dealing with problems that arise in international business transactions; choosing between arbitration and court procedures; drafting effective arbitration clauses; procedures for saving time and costs; selection of arbitrators; considerations of diversity; and institutional innovations to address the needs of businesses in the dispute resolution process. Audience participation will be encouraged. A cocktail reception will follow the program.

This program is co-organized by the ICC International Court of Arbitration and supported by United States Council for International Business (USCIB), Federal Bar Association, and the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center.  If you are a member of one of these organizations, please contact Carolyn Barrett for special pricing.

Registration Categories:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $100.00

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