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GAR Live New York - in pictures

GAR Live New York - in pictures

13 September 2017

GAR Live New York took place on 12 September, with many delegates sporting "Make international arbitration great again" baseball caps, handed out by John Fellas of Hughes Hubbard & Reed.

Chairs

Hagit Muriel Elul

Hughes Hubbard & Reed

James Hosking

Chaffetz Lindsey

Speakers

George Bermann

Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law; Director, Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Columbia Law School

Alexandra Dosman

New York International Arbitration Center

John Fellas

Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Louise Firestone

SVP and General Counsel, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Lucy Greenwood

Independent Arbitrator

Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof

Director General, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

Miriam Harwood

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle

Jean Kalicki

Independent Arbitrator

Edward Kehoe

King & Spalding

Dana MacGrath

Sidley Austin

David Mitchell

BDO

Mark Morril

Independent Arbitrator

Caline Mouawad

King & Spalding

John Pierce

WilmerHale

Ina Popova

Debevoise & Plimpton

Julissa Reynoso

Winston & Strawn

Aníbal Sabater

Chaffetz Lindsey

Rachel Thorn

Cooley

Marc Veit

LALIVE

Programme

9.00: Welcome coffee and registration

9.30: Chairs' opening remarks

Hagit Muriel Elul, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
James Hosking, Chaffetz Lindsey

9.45: Session one: The year in review - arbitration in the age of Trump


All of the developments in international arbitration that you need to know about since GAR's last visit to New York. Including:

  • The rise of nationalism - is it compatible with international dispute resolution?
  • Recent cases and outlook for the new US Supreme Court
  • New York as a seat of arbitration - has the new president created an image problem for the IA business?  An insider's and outsider's perspective

Moderator:
Edward Kehoe,
King & Spalding

Panel:
Alexandra Dosman
, New York International Arbitration Center
John Pierce, WilmerHale
Marc Veit, LALIVE
Ina Popova, Debevoise & Plimpton
Julissa Reynoso, Winston & Strawn

11.00: Coffee break

11.30: Session two: The GAR Live symposium

Our espresso version of the popular Tylney Hall format.

Moderators:
Rachel Thorn
, Cooley
Dana MacGrath, Sidley Austin

12.45: Networking lunch

14.15: Session three: Is arbitration insufficiently predictable?

The panel will address a number of questions, including:

  • Does arbitration have a predictability problem? 
  • What causes the unpredictability?
  • Is appellate arbitration a panacea for unpredictable results?
  • Damages: Are awards impossible to predict?
  • Transparency: Will greater access to awards lead to greater predictability?

Moderator:
Aníbal Sabater
, Chaffetz Lindsey

Panel:
Jean Kalicki, Independent Arbitrator
David Mitchell, BDO
Louise Firestone, SVP and General Counsel, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
George Bermann, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law; Director, Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Columbia Law School

15.30: Coffee break

16.00: Session four: The GAR Live Inquisition - on Making Arbitration Great Again

In a new format for GAR Live, this session will replicate a US senate committee hearing with a succession of witnesses being ‘grilled' by a panel of GAR Live inquisitors, who are seeking to get to the bottom of a problem.

This panel will explore why some clients are abandoning arbitration. And ask: Does arbitration have an attractiveness problem? If so, how can we make it great again?

Inquisitors:
John Fellas, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
James Hosking, Chaffetz Lindsey
Lucy Greenwood, Independent Arbitrator

Witnesses:
Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof, Director General, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
Caline Mouawad,
King & Spalding
Miriam Harwood, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
Mark Morril, Independent Arbitrator

17.15: Chairs' closing remarks

Hagit Muriel Elul, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
James Hosking, Chaffetz Lindsey

17.30 onwards: All delegates are invited to a drinks reception kindly hosted by King & Spalding

Venue

WilmerHale, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 45th Floor, New York, NY 10007, USA

Ticket prices

Private Practitioner
Type Price Until
Super Early $1050  4 August 2017
Early $1250 1 September 2017
Standard $1450 12 September 2017

 

In-house/governmental
Complimentary In-house/governmental registration available