The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the International Law Section present
10th Annual International Litigation and Arbitration Conference -- Audio CD

Course Classification: Intermediate Level

Recorded February 24, 2012
JW Marriott Marquis

Course No. 1422R

This is the 10th year anniversary of the International Law Section's Litigation and Arbitration Conference. The Audio CD includes all breakout sessions on litigation and arbitration: asset tracing and recovery tools: essentials for the international litigator; arbitration rules update; hot topics in international litigation; hot topics in international arbitration; what you may not know about litigation in Latin America; what you may not know about enforcing your arbitral award abroad; cross border enforcement: the role of prosecutors, regulators, and defense attorneys; the next generation of investor-state arbitration: a review of the logical steps. The plenary sessions include: recent alien tort claim act cases and ethics issues in international litigation: fee sharing and suit financing. This one-day program has been awarded 11 hours of CLE credit, 1 hour of ethics and 11 hours of international certification credit.

Thursday - February 23, 2012

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Club 50 Viceroy Hotel, Plaza 1
485 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131

Friday - February 24, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Late Registration / Breakfast (included in registration fee)
JW Marriott Marquis

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session
Recent Alien Tort Claim Act Cases
Moderator: Raoul G. Cantero, White & Case LLP, Miami
Panel:Neil Klein, McKasson & Klein, LLP, Orange County, CA
Rima Y. Mullins, Law Clerk to the United States Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAlliley, Miami
Owen C. Pell, White & Case LLP, New York, NY
D. Alan Rudin, Hunton & Williams LLP, Richmond, VA

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
Asset Tracing and Recovery Tools: Essentials for the International Litigator
Moderator: Arnoldo B. Lacayo, Astigarraga Davis Mullins & Grossman, P.A., Miami
Panel: Alejandro Pignataro, Facio Abogados, San José, Costa Rica
Paul Webster, QC, O’Neal Webster, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Cathalijne van der Plas, Höcker Advocaten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
José Ugaz Sánchez-Moreno, Benites, Forno, Ugaz & Ludowieg, Andrade, Lima, Perú

Arbitration Rules Update
Moderator: Eduardo Palmer, Eduardo Palmer, P.A., Coral Gables
Panel: Luis M. Martínez, AAA, Vice President of ICDR, President of IACAC, New York, NY
Frederico Straube, President of Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CCBC), São Paulo, Brazil
Lorraine Brennan, Managing Director of JAMS International, London, England
Richard C. Lorenzo, Hogan Lovells, LLP, Miami

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
Hot Topics in International Litigation
Moderator: Edward M. Mullins, Astigarraga Davis Mullins & Grossman, P.A., Miami
Panel: Jim Goold, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.
Harold E. Patricoff, Shutts & Bowen, LLP, Miami
Mark R. Cheskin, Hogan Lovells, LLP, Miami
Graeme Halkerston, Appleby, Cayman Islands

Hot Topics in International Arbitration
Moderator: Carlos F. Concepción, Concepción Martinez & Bellido, Coral Gables
Panel: José Antonio Reyes, Quirós Law, San José, Costa Rica
Luis O’Naghten, Akerman Senterfitt, Miami
Jeremy Harwood, Blank Rome LLP, New York, NY

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon (included in registration fee)

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
What You May Not Know About Litigating in Latin America
Moderator: Gustavo Lamelas, DLA Piper (US) LLP, Miami
Panel: Fernando Arias, Arias, Fabrega & Fabrega, Panama City, Panamá
Manuel Adorgué, Estudio Beccar Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Adolfo Jiménez, Holland & Knight, LLP, Miami
Ricardo Recevedo, Carey & Cía., Santiago, Chile

What You Need to Know about Enforcing Your Arbitral Award Abroad
Moderator: C. Ryan Reetz, DLA Piper (US) LLP, Miami
Panel: Jennifer Kirby, Kirby Arbitration, Paris, France
Claus Von Wobeser, Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C., Mexico City, México
Peter Straub, Walder Wyss Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland
Nicolas Swerdloff, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, LLP, Miami

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
Cross Border Enforcement: The Role of Prosecutors, Regulators, and Defense Attorneys
Moderator: Matthew Menchel, Kobre & Kim, LLP, Miami
Panel: Eric Bustillo, Securities and Exchange Commission, Miami
Rebekah Poston, Squire Sanders, Miami
Heloisa Estellita, Toron, Torihara e Szafir, São Paulo, Brazil

The Next Generation of Investor-State Arbitration: A Review of the Logical Steps
Moderator: Alberto Wray, FoleyHoag LLP, Washington, D.C. and Quito, Ecuador
Panel: Daniel Vielleville, Assouline & Berlowe, Miami
Diego Gosis, Smith International Legal Consultants, Miami
Cristian Conejero Roos, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, Santiago, Chile and São Paulo, Brazil
Leidylin Contreras, Coordinator of Legal Affairs to the Executive Office of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Ricardo Guillermo Marroquín, Secretary of Legislative and Judicial Affairs for the Dominican Republic, San Salvador, El Salvador

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Plenary Session
Ethics Issues in International Litigation: Fee Sharing, Suit Financing
Moderator: Martin Kenney, Martin Kenney & Co., Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Panel: Professor Michele DeStefano Beardslee, University of Miami School of Law, Miami
Selvyn Seidel, Fulbrook Management, LLC, New York, NY
Charles Schmerler, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP, New York, NY
Professor Maya Steinitz, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA, sponsored by Bel Air Language Services

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Reception (included in registration fee)
J.W. Marriott Marquis
1422-IL-12 AudioCD.pdf

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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