Les Schiefelbein delivered the commencement address at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Convocation on December 14, 2020. Les, a fellow Arizona State University law school graduate was proudly serving as a JAG lawyer in the United States Air Force during the time of his graduation and missed his own commencement ceremony. This will be […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. – November 16, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC) announced today the appointments of six new SVAMC Directors. The group of leading arbitration and mediation practitioners includes Bill Baker, an independent arbitrator and mediator in New York City. Chiann Bao, Member Arbitration […]
Podcast host Howard Miller talks with Les Schiefelbein, CEO of SVAMC on Daily Journal episode, “The World Today: Resolving International Technology Disputes.” Listen to the podcast here.
SVAMC Tech List Appointee, Ray Bender, recently published a chapter entitled, “International Arbitration—Satellite Communications: Arbitrator Perspective,” in the 2020 LexisNexis book, “International Commercial Arbitration Practice.” This collective work, captures the development of ICA from different perspectives and uniquely brings together the ideas, suggestions and perspectives of in-house counsel as the most important users of ICA, […]
In May-June 2020, Paul Mason spoke about the Singapore Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation in webinars presented by 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square/London and the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration/Rio de Janeiro. In July, he was a panel speaker on Visions of Commercial Mediation from Brazil, Portugal and the U.S., sponsored by […]
Les has been named as a U.S. member to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Task Force on “ADR and Arbitration.” The Task Force is organized by the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. The Commission is a unique think tank and rule-making body for ICC Dispute Resolution Services. Further information on the ICC Commission […]
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, […]