On August 4, 2018, Harrie Samaras was elected as the Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association.
Imagine going to court and being allowed to interview the Judge to be sure he or she is a good fit for your case. Although that scenario doesn’t exist in court, it is a valuable feature of arbitration. One of the underlying principles of arbitration is party autonomy, meaning the parties have the opportunity to […]
Read the latest article by Tech List Appointee Thomas Legler, published by Chambers Global Practice Guides (Switzerland) on Patent Litigation, co-authored with his partner Lorenza Ferrari. Published April, 2018: Chambers & Partners Patent Litigation
In June, SVAMC Tech List Appointee Theo Cheng was named Secretary of The Copyright Society of the USA. The Society (www.csusa.org) was established as a non-profit organization in 1953 and is devoted to copyright law awareness and education. With members both nationwide and regional chapters in over a dozen major U.S. cities, the Society’s mission is […]
HKIAC Secretary General Sarah Grimmer Visits with SVAMC On May 31, SVAMC joined the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in San Francisco in sponsoring a luncheon program titled Doing Business with China: Why Arbitration Matters? All SVAMC members were invited and many leading Northern California […]
Tech List Appointees David Allgeyer, William Baker and Robert Morrill Have Been Invited to be College of Commercial Arbitrators Fellows Tech List Appointees David Allgeyer, William Baker and Robert Morrill have been invited to join the College of Commercial Arbitrators (“CCA”) as Fellows. The College, comprised of nationally and internationally recognized commercial arbitrators, holds itself […]
SVAMC members and visitors are encouraged to participate. New Zealand International Arbitration Centre SURVEY: Dispute Resolution in the IT sector The purpose of this survey is to gather insights and opinions as to the main causes of misalignment in IT project and services engagements. Click the link above to access the survey.
Senate Bill 766, which has passed the California Senate and has had its first reading in the Assembly, and is expected to be signed into law within this year, will confirm the right of foreign lawyers to represent parties in international commercial arbitrations with situs in California. With the enactment of SB 766, California’s economic […]
Alex Blumrosen has been selected by the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission to be one of 23 people on the official list of arbitrators for the EU-US Privacy Shield. The EU-US Privacy Shield Framework provides companies in the EU and the US with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when […]
In January, Tech List Members Jonathan W. Fitch and Philip D. O’Neill, Jr. moderated a program at the Boston Bar Association: “Insider Views on International Dispute Resolution.” SVAMC was a co-sponsor of the event, whose panel members included Secretary General Alexander Fessas of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Mark T. Beaudouin, General Counsel and […]