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MIAS Events: Past Speakers

2019

 

FEBRUARY    

Duarte G. Henriques, BCH Advogados (Lisbon)

The Prague Rules: An alternative approach to the taking of evidence in international arbitration

APRIL  

Jose Antonio Rivas, Vannin Capital and Erika Levin, Partner, Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss,

A Decade of Third Party Funding: What have we learned; What challenges lie ahead

 

JUNE  

Kathleen Paisley, Ambos Law

"The Renaissance Arbitrator’s Role in Data Management:  Cybersecurity and Data Protection"

SEPTEMBER 

John Barkett, Partner, Shook Hardy Bacon

“Expedited Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules”

NOVEMBER  

Joint Program with FIU and Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center

“Miami International Tech/IP Arbitration Seminar”

Various topics dealing with intellectual property disputes including: challenges, innovative approaches and advantages; also,

“CPR’s Data Security Protocol”

 

2018

 

FEBRUARY   

Sophie Nappert, International Arbitrator, Dual Qualified in the UK and Canada 

"The Challenge of Algocracy in Arbitral Decision-Making"

 

MAY 

Kabir Duggal, Sr. Associate, Intl. Arbitration Practice Group-New York, Baker McKenzie,

CyberSecurity in Investor-State Arbitration:  Evidentiary Implications

MAY  

Prof. Manuel A. Gomez, Associate Professor of Law, FIU,

“Smarter Resolution? Arbitration of Smart Contracts on the Blockchain”

 

SEPTEMBER 

Jane Sarma, Partner, Shipping Practice, Reed Smith,

“Society of Maritime Arbitrator’s Rules: Unique Features”

NOVEMBER   

Joint Program with FIU

“Landscape of International Arbitration in 2018: New Trends, New Challenges”      Part 1 “The Court of  Arbitration for Art” Gerard Meijer, CafA, the Hague;

Part 2 “The changing landscape of trade agreements and regional development strategies and international arbitration” Aristeo Lopez, Govt of Mexico; Andrea Hulbert, Huber Volio Abogrados, CR; Diego Gosis, GST LLP; Manuel A. Gomez, Professor of Law, FIU College of Law.

 

 

2017

 

FEBRUARY  

Prof. Bernard H. Oxman, Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

The Recalcitrant Party in International Arbitration: Recent cases involving a party’s refusal to participate in the proceedings”

 

APRIL  

Joseph “Joe” Tirado, Partner and C-Head of International Arbitration and ADR, Garrigues UK LLP

“Hurdles in the appointment of and selection of international arbitrators”

 

JUNE 

Jennifer Kirby, Principal, KIRBY Arbitration

Efficiency in International Arbitration

 

AUGUST 

Prof. Catherine A. Rogers, Professor of Law, Price Family Faculty Scholar, Penn State University
Arbitrator Intelligence

 

SEPTEMBER

Ignacio Torterola, GSP LLP & Daniel E. González, Partner Miami, Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP and Past Chairman, MIAS  

"Evolution and Adaptation: The Future of International Arbitration"

 

2016

 

JANUARY  

Carlos Hernandez, Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer, Fluor Corp.

“Real Life Experiences of an International Construction Company with International Arbitration”

 

APRIL 

Franco Ferrari, Director, Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Common Law, New York University School of Law

“Conflict of Laws in International Commercial Arbitration”

 

JUNE  

Francisco González de Cossío, Partner, González de Cossío Abogados

“Interim Measures of Protection: Practical Issues”

 

AUGUST  

Diane C. Droulers, Advisor, Latin America, Dispute Resolution Data

“The Mission of Dispute Resolution Data”

 

NOVEMBER   

Klaus Reichert SC and Sir Richard Aikens, Brick Court Chambers, London, “Brexit, English Contract law and London Arbitration-keep calm and carry on” (joint program with FIU College of Law)

 

 

2015

 

JANUARY   

Eduardo Siqueiros T., Partner, Hogan Lovells, Mexico City

“Current Issues in Arbitration in Mexico”

 

MARCH

John C. Hamilton, Partner and Head of Latin American Arbitration White & Case LLP

“After ICCA: Places to Arbitrate and Places of Arbitration”

 

MAY   

Christopher Malcolm, Immediate Past Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands

“Arbitration Developments in the English Speaking Caribbean: Focus on the British Virgin Islands and Jamaica”

 

AUGUST   

C. Ryan Reetz, Office Managing Partner and Pedro Martinez Fraga, Co- Leader, Global Int'l Arbitration Practice, Bryan Cave

“Regulatory Sovereignty and the Public Purpose Doctrine in Intl. Law”

 

SEPTEMBER

Jose Eloy Anzola, International Arbitrator

“Overview of New Developments in Arbitration in Latin America”

 

NOVEMBER  

Jose Ricardo Feris, Deputy Secretary General. ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

“Emergency Arbitrators and the ICC Court’s Experience”

 

 

2014

 

JANUARY   

India Johnson, President & CEO, AAA/ICDR

“AAA and ICDR: New Developments”

 

MARCH

Prof. Jan Paulsson, Michael Klein Distinguished Professor, University of Miami School of Law  and Past Chairman, Intl. Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

“ICCA, ICCA Miami 2014 and the Future of Arbitration in Miami”

 

AUGUST 

Panel: Burt Landy, Akerman LLP; Don Hayden, Berger Singerman; Gary Davidson, Diaz Reus and Tadd Schwartz, SMS

Moderator: Judy Freedberg, ICCA Publications

“Update on ICCA Miami 2014 and the Future of Arbitration in Miami”

 

SEPTEMBER  

Steve Andersen, Esq., Vice President, American Arbitration Association International Centre for Dispute Resolution

“New ICDR Rules”

 

OCTOBER 

Jackie Van Haersolte-van Hof, Director General of the LCIA

“The LCIA Rules 2014: Enhancing Efficiency and Effectiveness”

 

NOVEMBER 

Horacio Grigera Naon, Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, Washington College of Law, American University

“Balancing Theory and Pragmatism in International Arbitration”

 

 

2013

 

JANUARY   

Philip “Whit” Engle FCIArb, Chair, North American Branch, CIArb 

“The Love Language of Int'l Commercial Arbitration: Communicating Effectively with the Corporate Community about ICA”

 

FEBRUARY  

Frederico Jose Straube, President, CAM/CCBC (Arbitration and Mediation Center), Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Canadá

“Current State of Arbitration in Brazil”

 

March

Carolyn Lamm, Partner; Co-Chair International Arbitration Americas, White & Case

“Implications of Fraud and Corruption in International Arbitration”

 

APRIL 

Chiann BAO, Secretary General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

“Hong Kong in the Americas”

 

JULY  

Jon Polenberg, Attorney, Polenberg, Cooper, Sanunders & Reisberg, PL

“The Revised Florida Arbitration Code 2013”, and

Eduardo Palmer, Eduardo Palmer, P.A.

“Report: Passage of the Glitch Bill and Defeat of the Sharia Law”

 

SEPTEMBER 

Mark Kantor, Adjunct Professor Georgetown University Law Center; Editor in Chief, Transnational Dispute Management
“Dispositive Motions and Fraud Allegations: Can They Co-Exist?”

 

NOVEMBER 

Kate Brown de Vejar, Counsel, Curtis, Mallet Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Mexico City

“Corporacion Mexicana de Mantenimiento Integral S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Pemex-Exploracion y Produccion”

 

 

2012

 

JANUARY   

Jan Paulsson, Michael Klein Distinguished Professor, University of Miami School of Law  and Chairman, Intl. Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
“ICCA and ICCA Miami 2014: A True Partnership”

 

FEBRUARY   

Bertha Cooper-Rousseau, Principal Partner, Rousseau & Cooper, Bahamas

“The Bahamas: A Seat in the Americas that Complements the Global Arbitral Community”

 

MARCH   

Arthur W. Rovine, International Arbitrator, Adjunct Professor, Fordham University School of Law

“Convergence in International Arbitration”

 

MAY   

George Bermann, Professor Columbia Law School, Chief Reporter, American Law Institute, Restatement (Third) of the U.S. Law of Intl. Commercial Arbitration

“Current Status of the Work on the Restatement (Third) of the U.S. Law of International Commercial  Arbitration”

 

SEPTEMBER

Eduardo Zuleta, Partner, Gomez-Pinzon Zuleta, Bogotá, Colombia

“Present Trends in Colombia: The New Arbitration Law and New Treaties for Investment Protection”

 

OCTOBER  

Doug Jones, President, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Australia

“The Australian Arbitration Option – Asia Pacific Region”

 

NOVEMBER

Loretta Malintoppi, Eversheds, France, and Vice President, ICC Court of Arbitration

“The Choice of a Seat of Arbitration”

 

 

2011

 

JANUARY   

Nassib Ziadé, Deputy Secretary General, Intl. Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, ICSID

“Recent Developments in ICSID Investment Arbitration”

 

FEBRUARY  

Doug Jones, President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

“Party Appointed Experts: Can They be Usefully Independent?”

 

APRIL

Andrés Jana, Delegate for Chile, UNCITRAL

         “Overview International Arbitration in Latin America”

 

AUGUST

Manuel Gomez, Professor, Florida International University School of Law

“Looking at the real future of international arbitration: A proposal for collaboration between MIAS and law students”

 

SEPTEMBER 

Devashish Krishhan, Member, Drafting Committee, LCIA-India Arbitration Rules 2010

“Before it Goes to Arbitration: Preparing for and reacting to a nationalization of your client’s foreign business”

 

OCTOBER  

Luis O’Naghten, Shareholder, Akerman Senterfitt; Chair Intl. Litigation and Arbitration Practice

“The New ICC Rules of Arbitration”

 

 

2010

 

JANUARY

Gerold Herrmann, Former Secretary General, UNCITRAL

         “The Globalization of Arbitration”

 

MARCH

Prof. Martin Hunter, Representative of ICCA at UNCITRAL

“Different Cultural Approaches to Fact-Finding in International Arbitration”

 

MAY

Jan Paulsson, Michael Klein Distinguished Professor, University of Miami School of Law; Chairman, Int'l Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

“The Future of ICCA”

 

SEPTEMBER 

John Rooney, J. Rooney Law, Author “The Rooney Report”

“A Review of Recent Developments in International Arbitration”

           

NOVEMBER 

John M. Barkett, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP

“E-Discovery in International Arbitration”

 

2009

 

MARCH

Jan Paulsson, Michael Klein Distinguished Professor, University of Miami School of Law

“The New Institute for International Arbitration at the University of Miami”

 

MAY

Philip “Whit” Engle, FCIArb, Chair, North American Branch, CIArb

“CIArb: The North America Branch and Workshop in New Orleans”

Paula Arias, Coordinator, Moot Court, UM School of Law

“Collateral Estoppel and the Intl. Arbitration Award: A Civil Law Perspective”

 

JULY   

Tony Ojeda, Director, ITC, Miami-Dade County

         “The New International Focus in Miami-Dade County”

 

SEPTEMBER 

David Martowski and Michael Karcher, Practitioners, Maritime Arbitration

“The Florida and New York Perspectives on Maritime Arbitration”

           

NOVEMBER

Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg, President, Netherlands Arbitration

Institute, Rotterdam

“Dissenting Opinions by Party-Appointed Arbitrators”

 

2008

 

OCTOBER    

Judy Freedberg, Former General Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague 

“Informal Report on the 49th Session of UNCITRAL Working Group II (Vienna 9/2008)”

 

DECEMBER 

Carlos Soto, Partner, Estudio Muñiz Forsyth

“Update: Arbitration in Peru”