The CPR Institute and the Center on International Commercial Arbitration of the American University Washington College of Law will co-sponsor a half-day symposium on Solutions Without Borders: Transnational Mediation and Arbitration, a regional symposium and networking event at the AU campus in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
2:00 – 6:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law,
4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016 –
Room NT01 (Terrace level)
Solutions without Borders: Transnational Mediation and Arbitration September 20, 2018 Room NT01, American University Washington College of Law 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20016 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Registration 2:00 – 2:10 p.m. Welcome and Presentation Horacio Grigera Naón, Director, Washington College of Law Center on International Commercial Arbitration 2:10 – 2:15 p.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker Hernando Otero, Fellow, Washington College of Law Center on International Commercial Arbitration 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation “Risen from the Ashes: Mediating Argentina’s Default Crisis” Daniel Pollack, McCarter & English LLP 2:45 – 3:55 p.m. Panel 1 The Current State of Mediation of Cross Border Disputes: What´s Working and What´s Missing? David H. Burt, CPR Executive Consultant, former Corporate Counsel to DuPont Co. (Introductions) Jonathan Marks, MarksADR (Moderator) Theresa Coetzee, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Marriott International Jonathan L. Greenblatt, Shearman & Sterling LLP Carlos Jose Valderrama, Sidley Austin LLP 3:55 – 4:10 p.m. Coffee Break 4:10 – 4:25 p.m. Update: Singapore Convention and Corresponding Model Law Tim Schnabel, Plausify, Lead U.S. negotiator, Singapore Convention on Mediation 4:25 – 4:45 p.m. A Conversation about Cross-Border Mediation under CPR Rules and Protocols Helena Tavares Erickson, CPR Senior Vice President, Dispute Resolution Services Elliot E. Polebaum, Independent Arbitrator 4:45 – 5:50 p.m. Panel 2 How to Encourage Greater Transnational Use of Mediation, and Future of the Practice Mark A. Cymrot, Baker and Hostetler LLP (moderator) John J. Buckley, Williams & Connolly LLP Mark Kantor, Independent Arbitrator John M. Townsend, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Noah J. Hanft, President and CEO, CPR Institute 5:50 – 6:00 p.m. Closing Noah J. Hanft, President and CEO, CPR Institute 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.