April 2014 Arbitration Forum: The Scope of Consent in International Commercial Arbitration

This is to announce the April 2014 session of the Arbitration Forum of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, entitled “The Scope of Consent in International Commercial Arbitration.” The event will take place on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, from 6.00 – 8.00 pm, in the Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall 900 (245 Sullivan Street, New York, NY 10012).

The event will be moderated by the center’s Executive Director, Prof. Franco Ferrari. Our distinguished speakers include Mr. David St. John Sutton,  Barrister (England & Wales), Avocat à la Cour de Paris, formerly Solicitor (England & Wales), and Solicitor (Hong Kong), Mr. John Fellas, partner in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, and co-chair of the Arbitration Practice and co-chair of the International Practice of that firm and Mr. Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga, partner in Bryan Cave LLP’s international arbitration and litigation practice, co-leader of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Practice Group globally and co-founder of the Miami office.

Since seating is limited, please rsvp by April 21st, 2014, by sending an email to cassy.rodriguez@nyu.edu.

Please note that the Chatham House rule applies.

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