Readership: Legal practitioners and counsel within corporations involved in international arbitrations; arbitrators, government advisors, and academics with an interest in arbitration.
Edited by Michael Ostrove, Partner, DLA Piper, Paris, Claudia Salomon, Global Co-Chair International Arbitration Practice, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York, NY USA, and Bette Shifman, Vice President, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New York
Michael Ostrove is a Partner in DLA Piper's Paris office and has over 20 years' experience handling international commercial, investment, and public international law disputes. He has advised and represented clients in scores of arbitrations, litigations and mediations - including numerous arbitrations in English and in French administered by the ICC, the LCIA, the PCA, ICSID, and Swiss Chambers,
as well as in ad hoc arbitrations pursuant to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the OHADA Uniform Arbitration Act. Mr. Ostrove is a frequent speaker on arbitration topics and is widely recognized as a leading practitioner in the field.
Claudia T. Salomon is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins where her practice focuses on complex international disputes. She is a leading practitioner in significant investor treaty arbitration and international commercial arbitration cases under the AAA/ICDR, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, Stockholm, UNCITRAL and Vienna rules around the world. Ms. Salomon is experienced handling litigation connected to arbitration, including enforcing arbitral awards worldwide and obtaining emergency relief. Ms. Salomon is on the ICC Commission on Arbitration and had previously served on the ICC Taskforce on Reducing Time and Cost in International Commercial Arbitration, and as chair of the US Chapter of the ICC's Young Arbitrator's Forum. Ms. Salomon is a leader in the field of International
Arbitration, cited by Chambers USA, and The Legal 500 Latin America. The Global Arbitration Review named her as one of the world's top 30 women in International Arbitration and one of its "45 Under 45."
Bette Shifman is Vice President, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New York Ms. Shifman has experience in international law and dispute resolution, including positions at the International Court of Justice, and at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Ms. Shifman is a former general editor of the Journal of International Arbitration and World Trade and Arbitration Materials, and has served as special consultant to Kluwer Law International's international arbitration database and web portal. Ms. Shifman is also an accredited mediator (CEDR), and holds a master's degree in information science with a focus on the digital information lifecycle. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Ms. Shifman was Executive Director of ADR Chambers in Toronto, also heading
the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. Her previous legal experience includes positions in New York, Amsterdam, Brussels and Kinshasa.
Julian Lew: Foreword
Michael Ostrove, Claudia Salomon and Bette Shifman: Introduction
1: Pascal Hollander and Maarten Draye: Brussels
2: Alejandro Garro and Michael Fernandez: Buenos Aires
3: Karim Hafez: Cairo
4: Jingzhou Tao: China
5: Essam al Tamimi and Robert Karrar-Lewsley: Dubai
6: Klaus Reichert: Dublin
7: Richard Happ: Germany
8: Michael Moser and John Choong: Hong Kong
9: Ciccu Mukhopadhaya: India
10: Stephen Jagusch and Epaminontas Triantafilou: London
11: Claus von Wobeser: Mexico City
12: Mikhail Ivanov and Inna Manassyan: Moscow
13: Carole Malinvaud and Christian Camboulive: Paris
14: Fernando Serec and Antonio Marzagão Barbuto Neto: São Paolo
15: Minn Naing Oo: Singapore
16: Dominique Brown-Berset and Diane Grisel: Switzerland: Geneva and Zurich
17: Fredrik Andersson and Kristoffer Lof: Stockholm
18: Doug Jones: Sydney
19: John Fellas and Hagit Elul: United States: New York, Miami, and Houston
20: Nikolaus Pitkowitz: Vienna