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USCIB Arbitration Meetings Aim to Strengthen the Field of Arbitration in 2023  (1/23/2023) - USCIB/ICC USA held its Annual Arbitration and ADR Committee Luncheon at Proskauer Rose LLP, a USCIB member law firm, on January 10. The event, attended by over 100 people, featured a welcome and opening remarks by USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson, Proskauer Rose Partner Peter Sherwin—who also chairs the USCIB Arbitration Committee—and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court […]
USCIB Submits Amicus Brief Supporting Tech Companies (12/7/2022) - USCIB, along with the Chamber of Commerce, NFTC and Business Roundtable submitted an amicus brief on December 6 in support of Twitter.
USCIB Op-Ed: Supreme Court Limits Discovery in International Commercial Arbitrations (8/10/2022) - Grant Hanessian, former chair of the USCIB Arbitration Committee, shares an opinion piece following the Supreme Court’s decision to limit discovery in international commercial arbitrations in the Z.F. Automotive U.S. Inc v. Luxshare Inc., a case in which USCIB and the ICC International Court of Arbitration filed an amicus curiae brief. Hanessian is an independent arbitrator in New York and […]
World Intellectual Property Organization, USCIB Hold Virtual Dialogue (8/4/2021) - The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and USCIB held a virtual dialogue on July 29 with over twenty participants, including USCIB members and WIPO Assistant Directors General Marco Aleman and Edward Kwakwa. 
Accepting USCIB Amicus Position, Appeals Court Rejects FTC Approach to Antitrust Liability for Trademark Settlements (6/16/2021) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has vacated the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision that 1-800 Contacts engaged in illegal agreements with rival online contact lens sellers on June 11, 2021.
USCIB Delegation Makes Interventions at UN Meetings on Investment Reform (10/14/2020) - USCIB member Lauren Mandell from Wilmer Hale and USCIB Senior Director Eva Hampl represented the USCIB delegation at the meetings of the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform that took place October 5-9. The meeting sought to address a variety of issues crucial to USCIB and its membership.
USCIB Announces the Appointment of Peter Sherwin as Chair of its Arbitration Committee (8/3/2020) - The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), the U.S. affiliate of several global business organizations, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), announced today the appointment of Peter Sherwin as Chair of its Arbitration Committee. Sherwin, who is also head of the International Arbitration Group at Proskauer, has been a USCIB member since 2007 and will succeed Grant Hanessian, who served as chair since 2015.

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