Drinks & Data-Practical Tips for Navigating Cybersecurity and Data Protection in International Arbitration

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– […]

The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference 2020

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 […]

Vicki Veenker, SVAMC Tech List Appointee, Speaks on Panel: Mediation and Arbitration of IP Disputes

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. […]

Les Schiefelbein to Participate in 2019 Seoul International Arbitration Week

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, […]

Crenguta Leaua and Les Schiefelbein Participated in Business Leaders Discussion on Science, Technology and Arbitration in Bucharest

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 […]

California—A Rising Star Among International Arbitration Seats, by Gary Benton and Katalin Meier

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 […]