Akin Gump NYC Program Looks Into International Arbitration

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 00:00

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP is hosting a seminar that will focus on Effective Arbitration Clauses in International Transactions on Wednesday, June 16, at the New York offices of Akin Gump located at One Bryant Park.

The event will begin with registration and lunch at noon and will adjourn at 1:30 p.m. It will cover factors to be taken into account when structuring and drafting effective arbitration clauses in international transactions.The speaker will explain international arbitration and the advantages and disadvantages of international arbitration as a dispute resolution process. The featured speaker is Justin Williams, partner at Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld. He will explain the differences between and the advantages or disadvantages of the different institutional rules such as the ICDR, ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL. Other topics include factors that weigh for or against arbitration in a given deal and how to draft arbitration clauses with issues such as sovereign immunity, costs and continued performance.

For information visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.akingump.com or email agcle@info.akingump.com.