Restatement of the US Law of International Arbitration Commercial Arbitration: A Bench-Bar Dialogue

October 20, 2015 | New York, New York


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In this special program, Professor George A. Bermann of Columbia Law School—chief reporter of the Restatement, along with three associate reporters—will engage in conversation with John Pierce, Head of International Arbitration in the New York office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, about the current status of the restatement of the US Law of International Commercial Arbitration, the major issues that have stirred debate and occasional controversy, and the challenges ahead. This area of law is characterized by a complex intersection of treaty obligations as well as federal and state law. The event will also feature a “Q&A” with Professor Bermann on the judicial role in international commercial arbitration generally.