On January 14th, SVAMC and Morrison & Foerster co-hosted a program titled “Drinks & Data-Practical Tips for Navigating Cybersecurity and Data Protection in International Arbitration.” Programs speakers, listed from left to right, included James Schurz– Partner, Morrison & Foerster, Kathleen Paisley– International Arbitrator, Ambos Lawyers, Aaron Gothelf– Vice President, Commercial Division, AAA, Mark Morril– Independent Lawyer (SVAMC Member), Les Schiefelbein– […]
Arbitration clauses can be a nuisance. Wait. How can it be if it is the arbitration clause itself that gives life to the arbitration? But it’s true that arbitration clauses often have terms contrary to the instincts and desires of counsel on both sides of a case. Some counsel may prefer that the contract doesn’t […]
International dispute resolution is complex and constantly evolving due to the fast pace of the global economy and technological innovation. The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference will convene top lawyers, counsel for global corporations, internationally-recognized arbitrators and mediators, academics, and leaders at arbitration institutions to engage in discussions on timely issues in international […]
The APABA Silicon Valley IP Committee hosted a panel, which included experienced local neutrals and the former Deputy Director General of the WIPO. An array of subjects were covered from mediating in the Northern District to international arbitration. Speakers included: Shirish Gupta, JAMSIan Feinberg, Day FeinbergJim Pooley, James Pooley APCVicki Veenker, Veenker Law The event went extremely well. […]
Robert Davidson will be moderating a program on Arbitrating M & A and Complex Financial Transaction Disputes during New York Arbitration Week. The program will take place at NYIAC on November 20, 2019 at 10:30 am.
Les is pleased to be invited to participate in this year’s Seoul International Arbitration Week. On Thursday September 19th, Les will be a speaker at the KCAB Next & HK45 Seminar and HKIAC Seminar. The panel Les will participate in is titled “Technical Innovation in International Arbitration: How is New Technology Changing Arbitration.” On Friday September 20th, […]
Richard Levin was recently appointed as an arbitrator to the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) in the Hague. The CAfA will be deciding worldwide art related disputes including authenticity, repatriation, copyright and other issues. More info can be found here: https://www.cafa.world/
I recently completed the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) course in Business, International Relations and the Political Economy. A requirement for the course was to draft an essay on how a business continues to create value in response to a changing global environment using the AAA Global Strategy Framework.
On the evening of June 6th, Crenguta Leaua and Les Schiefelbein led a discussion with 20 business leaders from Romania and France on Science, Technology and Arbitration. The discussion was from 5pm to 7:30pm at the Hilton Hotel in Bucharest and covered arbitration in a broad range of industries and centered on artificial intelligence. The […]
The International Arbitration Spotlight on California California’s new international arbitration legislation, Article 1.5 of the California International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation Act, effective January 1, 2019, promises to improve California’s standing as an international arbitration seat and, in so doing, provide new opportunities for all international arbitration practitioners. International arbitration is the preferred dispute resolution […]