April 2013 – Peter Chaffetz recently participated in a seminar organized by the Center of Mediation & Arbitration of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce of Brazil in Sao Paulo on developments in insurance and reinsurance law and disputes. Peter joined a panel of some of Brazil’s leading insurance and reinsurance practitioners to discuss emerging issues for the sectors. His presentation focused on the authority of arbitration panels to require security for the performance of obligations arising under their awards.
May 2012 – Chaffetz Lindsey Partner David Lindsey recently spoke at two conferences in Brazil on global and regional developments in international arbitration. He spoke at GAR Live in Rio de Janeiro on May 7 on outbound Brazilian investment in North America and the role of international arbitration in bolstering trade in the region. The next day, he presented at the Rio de Janeiro International Arbitration Conference on important developments in international arbitration practice in the US. Over 300 mostly Brazilian international arbitration users and practitioners attended these events over the two days.