With the onset of the Coronavirus – COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, videoconferencing has taken on new attention and importance for use in technology arbitration proceedings as well as in mediations coming from disputes in technology arbitration or elsewhere. Below are some helpful resources: Advisories Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center Coronavirus Advisory […]
On March 8th, International Women’s Day, SVAMC would like to recognize the outstanding achievements of women in mediation and arbitration.
In light of ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreaks in the US and internationally, Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC) encourages everyone engaged in the technology ADR sector to review and comply with state, national and international public health advisories, including with respect to limitations on non-essential travel where recommended. Parties, counsel, neutrals and ADR institutions […]
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– […]
Dear SVAMC Members, As you know, SVAMC conducted its First Annual All-Member Meeting on April 30th at Farella Braun + Martell in San Francisco. With Gary and Chris, I want to thank Rod Thompson and his team for hosting the meeting. A thank you to Bill Seward and Amy for their great assistance in planning the All-Member […]
This survey is designed as a tool to learn more about what technologies are being used in the region and how disputes over these can be resolved more quickly, inexpensively and reliably. On October 16, 2018 the SVAMC began distributing this survey to in-house counsel, outside counsel, ADR institutions, business people and academics with an […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
On January 29-30, 2018, the ICC held its 4th International Arbitration Conference in Panama, an important international business and financial hub. Some 150-200 attorneys, government officials and arbitrators from Central, South & North America and Europe took part in this PANARB-2018 Conference which was organized into four main panel sessions. The Conference was conducted primarily […]