Professor Ferrari Edits Proceedings of the Center’s Forum Shopping Conference

Professor Franco Ferrari, the Executive Director of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, has just edited the proceedings of the conference, hosted by the Center, entitled “Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context”, held at NYU from Feb. 28th – March 2nd, 2013. The conference brought together arbitration practitioners and arbitration scholars from the U.S. and abroad to examine the question of whether and, if so, to what extent forum shopping is relevant in the context of international commercial arbitration. The introductory talk, given by Professor Ferrari, entitled “Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context: Setting the Stage”, as well as the table of contents can be found by clicking here.

The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law aims at the advancement of the study and practice of international business transactions and the way to solve related disputes either through litigation or arbitration. As commercial transactions become increasingly international, it is vital to the legal and business communities to understand and analyze the practices and legal principles that govern relationships between firms and between firms and consumers in the international arena