This program will review the essential elements of an effective international arbitration agreement or clause, their relationship to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958), and the legal and practical significance of each element. The course, presented by Marc R. Labgold, J.D. and Ph.D., will help attorneys write strong international arbitration agreements that avoid common legal issues when handling international transactions.
This program will benefit in-house counsel, contract attorneys, and attorneys interested in international commercial arbitration.
Dr. Labgold is a registered U.S. patent attorney with nearly 30 years of experience in patent litigation and international commercial arbitration. He regularly represents clients in international arbitration and related proceedings in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, London, and New York, including matters conducted under most major arbitral rules (e.g., UNCITRAL, ICC, FAA, ICDR, HKIAC). Dr. Labgold received his JD from the George Washington University Law School, his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and his BA from New York University.
District of Columbia Bar; Georgia State Bar; United States Supreme Court; Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; DC Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.