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New York Arbitration Week: Pharma & Life Science Disputes in NY and Beyond

New York Arbitration Week: Pharma & Life Science Disputes in NY and Beyond

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Registration is now open through the New York Arbitration Week website!

New York Arbitration Week 2023 is November 13-17.

The CPR Institute will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, November 15, at 10:00 am (ET) at White & Case. The topic is: "Pharma & Life Science Disputes in NY and Beyond."

The moderator will be Oliver Armas, Partner and Global Head of the International Arbitration practice group at Hogan Lovells.

Panelists will include:
-Conna Weiner, arbitrator and mediator on the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals and JAMS, and former general counsel in pharmaceutical industry
-Angela Foster, arbitrator and mediator on the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals; and scientist
-Hagit Elul, Partner, International Arbitration & Global Disputes at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
-Eric C Sun, Stanford University

This program will address the arbitration of disputes relating to life sciences, taking care to define the term and the types of typical disputes encountered in the field.  From the perspectives of in-house counsel, hearing counsel, experts and arbitrators, the panelists, who are all experienced life sciences practitioners and neutrals, will discuss the use of technical experts, as well as the choice of New York substantive and procedural law, including its impact on emergency arbitrations and interim relief and the issue of commercially reasonable expectations, as well as special issues relating to damages in the context of research, development and commercialization activities in this sector.

Continuing Legal Education
CLE will be provided by White & Case LLP. White & Case LLP is an accredited provider of New York State continuing legal education.  This activity has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE in Areas of Professional Practice. The content is appropriate for lawyers of all experience levels.

New York Arbitration Week
New York Arbitration Week is jointly led by the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) and the New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArbNY).

For more information about New York Arbitration Week 2023, please visit

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Helena Tavares Erickson
Helena Tavares Erickson
Senior Vice President & Corporate Secretary CPR Institute