New York Arbitration Week

NYAW 2019: A Look Back

New York’s inaugural Arbitration Week brought together arbitration advocates, neutrals and academics from New York, the Americas and the broader international community, to share information and insights on the latest developments, to promote professional development, and to provide an opportunity for networking at the start of New York’s most festive season.

Highlights of 2019 NYAW included:

  • An in-depth program on the newly-released Restatement of the US Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration led by the Reporter, Professor George A. Bermann, Columbia Law School, and including the Associate Reporters and leading Advisers to the decade-long project.
  • NY Arbitration Week Dinner, The Yale Club of New York City, November 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST
  • The Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation featuring such speakers as Meg Kinnear, ICSID Secretary-General, and keynote speaker Julian D M Lew QC, Head of the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University.
  • Social and networking events in a variety of New York venues.

The inaugural New York Arbitration Week in 2019 was a joint initiative of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) and the New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb NY Branch), supported by an Organizing Committee co-chaired by Frances E. Bivens (Member, NYIAC Executive Committee) and Richard L. Mattiaccio, FCIArb, C. Arb. (Chair, CIArb NY Branch Chair), and consisting of members Thomas B. Halket, FCIArb, C. Arb (President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), Louis B. Kimmelman, FCIArb (Member, NYIAC Executive Committee), Rekha Rangachari (Executive Director, NYIAC), Steven Skulnik, FCIArb (Chair, CIArb NY Branch Program Committee), and Edna Sussman, FCIArb (Chair, NYIAC Board of Directors).

2019 Press Release