April 2015 – Aníbal Sabater, Partner at Chaffetz Lindsey LLP and NYIAC Program Committee Chair, recently gave the closing remarks at The New York International Arbitration Center’s (NYIAC) Grand Central Forum. Held on April 16th, this event brought together business, legal and diplomatic leaders from the New York City region to discuss key issues in the resolution of high-value international disputes. The keynote speaker was Cherie Blair, CBE, QC (Founder and Chair of Omnia Strategy), a specialist in international dispute resolution and an expert on the intersection of business and human rights issues. Mrs. Blair addressed the topic “Managing Risk in Cross-Border Disputes” with reference to arbitration disputes and strategies concerning both commercial and sovereign state parties.
Additional speakers included Joseph Neuhaus (Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP), Luis Martinez (Vice President, International Center for Dispute Resolution), Rocío Digón (Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Sicana, Inc.), Olivier André (Vice President, CPR Institute), Caline Mouawad (Partner, King & Spalding LLP), Alexander Yanos (Partner and Co-Chair, Treaty Arbitration Group, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP), John V.H. Pierce (Partner, WilmerHale), Judge Judith Kaye (Chair of the NYIAC Board), and Alexandra Dosman (NYIAC Executive Director).
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