Dispute Resolution Law Journal - Annual Symposium
ICA 2020: THE NEW RESTATEMENT
The History and Future of the ALI Restatement on International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration
In conjunction with the American Law Institute (ALI), the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), and the Straus Institute, the annual Dispute Resolution Law Journal Symposium will engage in a comprehensive discussion of the recent Restatement, outlining the history of the twelve-year project and considering the future uses of the Restatement.
This two-day event begins on Thursday, February 27 at 4 pm with a discussion and networking reception, hosted by Young ITA, Mayer Brown LLP, and Flores Rueda Abogados. On Friday, February 28, the event continues with a day-long conference, featuring a lunch ALI Reporters' Roundtable and an evening reception.
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RSVP HERE FOR THURSDAY: Young ITA Discussion and Networking Reception (Hosted by Mayer Brown LLP and Flores Rueda Abogados)
RSVP HERE FOR FRIDAY: Conference with Reporters Roundtable Lunch and Evening Reception
PLEASE NOTE that if you plan to attend both days, you must RSVP using both links above!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
Jack J. Coe Jr., Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the LL.M. Concentration in International Commercial Arbitration, Caruso School of Law
Introduction to the ALI Restatement on International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration
A group of experienced practitioners will provide an overview of the Restatement, focusing on its key provisions, as well as shed light on the process of drafting the Restatement.
MODERATOR: Jack Coe, Jr.
SENIOR COMMENTATOR: Lee Boyd, Pierce Bainbridge
This California-focused panel will explore recent statutory and other developments affecting California as a seat for international commercial arbitration.
MODERATOR: Jack Coe, Jr.
Hosted by Mayer Brown LLP and Flores Rueda Abogados
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2020
Introduction and Welcome Remarks
Professor and Associate Dean of the Straus Institute Tom Stipanowich and Savannah Billingham-Hemminger, Editor-in-Chief of the Dispute Resolution Law Journal
Remarks Introducing Judge Margaret McKeown
Dean Paul L. Caron, Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
Restatements Writ Large--A Judicial Perspective
Judge Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Comments on the ICA Projects--Its Origins and Promise
Moderated by Barbara Reeves, JAMS Arbitrator and Mediator
The Restatement as "Soft Law"--Comparative Processes and Functions
MODERATOR: Maureen Weston, Professor of Law, Caruso School of Law
The Restatement and the Bench
MODERATOR: Jennifer Dorsey, Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Lunch and Reporters' Roundtable
MODERATOR: Tom Stipanowich
The Restatement--Forks in the Road
MODERATOR: Maria Chedid, Partner, Arnold & Porter
The Restatement and States as Parties
MODERATOR: Trey Childress, Counselor on International Law in the Office of Legal Adviser in the U.S. Department of State
Speakers' Reception at Paul and Courtney Caron's Home
Sponsored by Hughes, Hubbard & Reed and Sheppard Mullin