April 2012 – Chaffetz Lindsey partner James Hosking spoke at the Seventh Annual Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation held at King’s College in London. James discussed recent developments in enforcing arbitration awards in the Asia Pacific, focusing on a recent Hong Kong Court of Appeal case that took an unusual approach to what constitutes grounds to refuse enforcement on the basis of a violation of “public policy”. Click here for details of the conference.
April 2012 – Chaffetz Lindsey has continued its longstanding support of the world’s largest international arbitration mooting competition. This year’s Willem C. Vis Moot Competition involved a record 285 law schools participating in the oral argument rounds held in Vienna. Chaffetz Lindsey partner James Hosking was co-coach of the Harvard Law School team that claimed the 1st equal prize for its Claimant’s memorial and 3rd equal prize for oral argument. Harvard also fielded a team in the Vis East competition held in Hong Kong, emerging 8th out of more than 90 schools. Click here to read more about the team’s success.
April 2012 – Chaffetz Lindsey partner James Hosking presented at the American Arbitration Association’s 2012 A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Fellows Program. The week-long program was set up to provide training, mentoring and networking opportunities to diverse up and coming ADR professionals. The Fellows were selected from the business, legal and government communities. More information about this important program can be found here.