CIArb News

New York Arbitration Week 2020

03 Nov 2020

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) New York Branch and New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) have announced the 2020 New York Arbitration Week (NYAW). This year’s NYAW will be held online, in the week commencing 16 November 2020. The NY Branch and NYIAC will be hosting a programme on 18 November 2020, entitled ‘Non-Signatures before and after arbitration’ where a panel of thought leaders and experienced practitioners will discuss the role of non-signatories in the arbitral process and in post-award enforcement proceedings. The discussion leaders for the online event will be Eric A. Schwartz MCIArb (Independent Arbitrator and Co-chair, NYIAC Global Advisory Board) and Nancy M. Thevenin FCIArb (International Arbitrator and Mediator and Adjunct Professor of Law).

The co-chairs of the 2020 NYAW Organizing Committee are Stephanie Cohen FCIArb (NY Branch Chair-elect) and Jeffrey Rosenthal (Partner, Cleary Gottlieb, member of the NYIAC Executive Committee). The 2020 NYAW Organizing Committee includes Thomas Halket C.Arb FCIArb, (CIArb's immediate past President), Richard L. Mattiaccio C.Arb FCIArb, (NY Branch Chair, 2019 NYAW co-chair), and Steven Skulnik FCIArb (NY Branch Program Committee Chair).

NYAW is offering participants an opportunity to give back to the community. In lieu of registration fees to attend NYAW programmes, participants are invited to consider making voluntary charitable contributions to the NY City Bar Justice Center, which improves access to justice for low-income and disadvantaged New Yorkers, to the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc., which fights for racial justice in America, or to another charity of their choice. The donations page is here.

Find out more and to register for the NYAW 2020 click here.

To see the full NYAW calendar, with open registration links for all NY Arbitration Week programmes, click here.

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