International Arbitration in Japan, U.S., the Americas - Miami Law Co-Hosts, Faculty Speak

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University of Miami School of Law is organizing a two-part webinar series on international arbitration focused on Japan, the U.S. and the Americas. The webinar series is jointly organized by the University of Miami School of Law, the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS),the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) and the Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre (JIDRC).  

First Webinar on April 22: “International Arbitration in the U.S. and the Americas” 

The first segment of this webinar series will take place on Wednesday, April 22 and is titled “International Arbitration in the U.S. and the Americas.”  This first webinar will provide an introduction to international arbitration in the U.S. and more broadly in the Americas. During the first part of the webinar, a panel of international arbitration specialists will provide an overview on the U.S. legal system and the legal framework for international arbitration in the U.S. and the Americas.

Panelists will also address issues and considerations for international arbitration proceedings seated in the U.S. and the Americas, or involving American parties.  The second part of the webinar will provide an overview on legal education and legal practice opportunities in the field of international arbitration in the U.S. for foreign-trained lawyers. 

Speakers, moderators, and panelists include:

  • Caroline M. Bradley, Associate Dean for International & Graduate Law Programs and Professor of Law & Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • Matthew N. Drossos, Partner, White & Case, Washington, D.C.
  • Sandra Friedrich, Lecturer in Law and Director, International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • Daniel E. González, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Miami, FL and Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • Yoshihisa Hayakawa, Secretary General, Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre, Tokyo, Japan
  • Adolfo E. Jimenez, Miami International Arbitration Society Chairman & Partner, Holland & Knight, Miami, FL
  • Naoki Kanayama, Professor of Law, Keio University Law School, Tokyo, Japan
  • Katharine Menendez de la Cuesta, Partner, Holland & Knight, Miami, FL
  • Richard L. Williamson, Jr., Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL

Click here to see the full schedule.

Second Webinar on April 30: “Japan Touchpoints in the Americas:  Economy, International Arbitration & ADR and Developing Capacity” 

artworkThe second webinar in this series will be on “Japan Touchpoints in the Americas:  Economy, International Arbitration & ADR and Developing Capacity” and will take place on Friday, April 30, at 9 am EDT. 

Speakers, moderators, and panelists include:

  • Caroline M. Bradley, Associate Dean for International & Graduate Law Programs and Professor of Law & Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • Jake Baccari, Partner, Tenzer Arrieta, Miami, FL
  • James Claxton, Professor of Law, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sandra Friedrich, Lecturer in Law and Director, International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • Yoshihisa Hayakawa, Secretary General, Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre, Tokyo, Japan
  • Adolfo E. Jimenez, Miami International Arbitration Society Chairman & Partner, Holland & Knight, Miami, FL
  • Shinji Ogawa, Manager, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association, Tokyo, Japan
  • Takashi Yokoyama, J.D./LL.M. '18, Associate, Tenzer Arrieta, Miami, FL

Click here to register.

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