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Y-ADR in New York 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

CPR Y-ADR presents

A Mock Procedural Hearing under CPR Rules for Administered Arbitration of International Disputes

DATE: Thursday, February 11, 2016
PLACE: King & Spalding LLP, 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
TIME: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Followed by a networking reception

Event co-sponsored by the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

Young lawyers will get an inside view of what often takes place at an initial procedural conference in an international arbitration.  The mock arbitration involves an international energy dispute and is being conducted under the CPR Rules for Administered Arbitration of International Disputes before a panel of three arbitrators.  Counsel and their clients will present their views on important procedural aspects of the arbitration, including the sequence of events, the number of filings, the timing and scope of document disclosure, and the possibility of mediation or settlement discussions.  The mock will be followed by a Q & A session and a networking reception. 

Speakers Include:


Olivier P. André, Vice President, International and Dispute Resolution Services, CPR


Jennifer Kirby, KIRBY | Dana MacGrath, Sidley Austin LLP | Eric A. Schwartz, King & Spalding LLP

Counsel & Clients:

Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel, White & Case LLP | Hagit L. Elull, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP | Laura J. Stipanowich, Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP | Debra Verstandig, Reed Smith LLP 


CLE accreditation is pending in the State of New York

About Y-ADR:

CPR’s Young Attorneys in Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR) program promotes the full spectrum of dispute resolution mechanisms with the younger generation of lawyers, and introduces them to corporate counsel and experts in the field. Through periodic seminars and other initiatives, participants gain an insider’s look at the role of ADR systems and practices in corporations and multinational organizations. This program is recommended for attorneys 45 years old and younger, or those with less than 8 years of professional experience in international ADR practice.