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2018 Y-ADR Annual Year-in-Review - New York

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 5:30pm
Debevoise & Plimpton, 919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022

2018 Y-ADR Annual Year-in-Review event generously hosted by
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York.

Please join Y-ADR – CPR's Young Attorneys in Dispute Resolution and the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) for a spirited discussion of the hot topics in dispute resolution in 2018.

5:30-6:00 pm: Registration
6:00-7:30 pm: Program
7:30 pm: Reception

Opening remarks:

  • Olivier André, Senior Vice President, International, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR)
  • Rekha Rangachari, Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

Panel discussion, moderated by:

  • Natalie Reid, Debevoise & Plimpton & Co-Chair of Y-ADR


  • “Manifest disregard” in New York state courts: First Department’s decision in Matter of Daesang Corp. v. Nutrasweet Co., Daesang Corp.:

             Derek Soller, Baker & McKenzie

  • A new dispute resolution treaty:  Singapore Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation:

             Jessica Beess und Chrostin, King & Spalding

  • Where do we stand? Alternative dispute resolution of employment-related claims in the #MeToo era

             Dianne Dann, MasterCard and Peter Cahill, Ernst & Young.  Discussion moderated by Tricia Sherno, Debevoise & Plimpton.

The event is free, but space is limited.
Registration will be confirmed on a first-come first-served basis.

CLE: Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is accredited by the New York State and California State Continuing Legal Education Boards as a provider of continuing legal education. The program is being held with the intention that its attendees qualify for 1.5 CLE credit hours in areas of professional practice.

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.