February 2016 – The 2016 AAA/ICDR Arbitrator Conference is being held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans this week. Chaffetz Lindsey partners James Hosking and Aníbal Sabater will both be speaking at two different sessions on Friday, February 19th.
James Hosking, along with Luis M. Martinez (Vice President, ICDR), will present “New Challenges for International Arbitrators – An Introduction to the 2014 ICDR International Rules.” It has now been one and a half years since the ICDR Rules were updated and amended. As one of the members of the revision committee, James will talk about the genesis of the amendments, how they have been applied in practice, and what may be in store in the future.
Aníbal Sabater will speak at Friday’s Lunch Presentation alongside Theo Cheng (Partner at Fox Horan & Camerini LLP) and Harold Coleman (Executive Director & Mediator – Mediation.org, a Division of the American Arbitration Association and Principal – Harold Coleman, Jr. Ltd.). Their presentation, titled “Emerging Importance of Cross-Cultural Competency in ADR,” will be moderated by Sasha Carbone (Associate General Counsel for the American Arbitration Association).