July 2007 CIDRA Meeting

CIDRA Event Date: 
Fri Jul 20 2007 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Schopf & Weiss LLP
One South Wacker Drive
28th Floor
Chicago IL 60606


Schopf & Weiss LLP

The program will feature David W. Rivkin, a litigation partner in the New York and London offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Mr. Rivkin has represented companies before virtually every major arbitration institution, including the ICC, ICDR, LCIA and ICSID. He also represents foreign businesses in litigation in the US over enforcement of arbitral awards and arbitration agreements. One of the top international dispute resolution practitioners in the world, Mr. Rivkin currently chairs the 30,000 lawyer Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association. He previously served as chair of the IBA's Committee on Arbitration and ADR, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Arbitration Association Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Yale and Yale Law School.

Mr. Rivkin will speak to us on "A New Paradigm in International Arbitration," taking off from a speech of the same title he delivered last month in Madrid.