ICC Court of Arbitration Events: Issues for Colorado Businesses and Conference on International Energy Arbitration

ICC Co-Sponsored Luncheon “Key Issues for Colorado Businesses” – November 30 in Denver

ICC’s International Court of Arbitration will be one of several organizations presenting at a luncheon on “Key Issues for Colorado Businesses” in Denver on November 30, 2016. The event is organized by David Wilson, the Rocky Mountain Chair of USCIB’s Arbitration Committee and several local business organizations, including Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, World Trade Center Denver, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the CBA International Law Section.

This program is ideal for anyone who does business internationally and would like to learn more about international dispute resolution in general and ICC arbitration in particular. Topics will include:
• Why companies should consider providing for international arbitration in international contracts;
• Key points to include in contracts that provide for international arbitration—for example, to help save time and costs and to ensure that the arbitral award is enforceable;
• Unique features of ICC arbitration and the latest news from the ICC Court;
• Avoiding common mistakes in international arbitration.

CLE Credit is available and the cost to attend is $15. Registration is open until November 25.

4th ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration – January 12-13 in Houston

This fourth annual conference presented by the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the Institute for Energy Law will address the current key influences on international arbitration in the energy sector today. Register by December 16 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate. See detailed conference program and information on how to register.

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available for the conference! Benefits of sponsorship include exposure to thousands of constituents of the ICC, ITA and IEL, exclusive event sponsorships, complimentary registrations and the opportunity to display promotional materials at the conference.

Staff Contact:   Nancy Thevenin

General Counsel
Tel: 212.703.5047

Nancy Thevenin supports the USCIB Arbitration Committee and coordinates the work of the U.S. Nominations Committee. She works closely with USCIB’s Business Development team in ensuring a more comprehensive policy, legal and arbitration membership outreach to both law firms and corporations. Thevenin previously served as deputy director of the ICC Court of Arbitration’s North American marketing office. During her tenure, the group helped launch the ICC International Mediation Competition and developed USCIB Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), with Thevenin drafting the proposal for the ICC to make YAF a global organization. Nancy then joined Baker & McKenzie as a special counsel in and global coordinator of their International Arbitration Practice Group. She left Baker in 2014 to start her own practice as arbitrator and mediator and continues to teach the spring semester international commercial arbitration course at St. John’s Law School.
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