US Law and International Commercial Arbitration: A Changing Landscape

in New York, New York, USA

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
601 Lexington Avenue
31st Floor
New York, NY 10022

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Credits:Program begins at 6:00 p.m.


Presented by Young ITA and Co-sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

This Young ITA Conference will discuss the impact of recent decisions in US courts on international arbitration, especially with regard to personal jurisdiction and non-signatories.

#YoungITATalks is a series of local events presented around the world, featuring talks, workshops or interviews that cover a wide range of subjects relating to arbitration. The #YoungITATalks series is designed for education, conversation and sharing knowledge and experiences among young practitioners.

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, this event is tuition-free and includes drinks and canapés. Please register in advance to help us get an accurate headcount.


  • Ananda Burra, Jones Day (New York)
  • Tom Childs, King & Spalding (New York)
  • Rocío Digón, University of Leicester Law School
  • Ben Love, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (New York)
  • Sam Prevatt, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (New York)
  • Victoria Sahani, Arizona State University School of Law (Phoenix)
  • Lindsey Schmidt, Gibson Dunn (New York)
  • Kristen Weil, Dentons (New York)

Schedule and Faculty

6:00 pm

Welcome Remarks
  • James Egerton-Vernon (Young ITA North America Chair, Jones Day)

6:05 pm

Panel 1: Personal jurisdiction and commercial arbitration after Goodyear Tire, Daimler and Bristol-Myers Squibb

Moderator: Sam Prevatt (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)


  • Tom Childs (King & Spalding)
  • Victoria Sahani (Arizona State University)
  • Lindsey Schmidt (Gibson Dunn)

6:55 pm

Panel 2: Non-signatories and enforcing arbitration under the New York Convention

Moderator: Ananda Burra (Jones Day)


  • Rocío Digón (University of Leicester Law School)
  • Ben Love (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)
  • Kristen Weil (Dentons)

7:40 - 8:15 pm

Adjourn to Reception

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