Welcome to NYIAC: The Place to Be for International Arbitration

The updated brochure, “Choose New York for International Arbitration,” has launched!

Download it now: Choose NY for IA.  The brochure was published by the New York State Bar Dispute Resolution Section and was developed under the leadership of Richard Mattiaccio, Stephanie Cohen, and Mark W. Friedman.

A Breakfast Seminar for NYIAC Individual Members featuring Hon. Judge Joyce Aluoch

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at NYIAC
150 East 42nd St., 17 Fl. (between Lexington and Third Avenues)

Find out more: HERE.  Individual Members RSVP HERE.  Not an Individual Member?  Learn more!

Save the Date: June 5-9, 2017

CICIA/CIArb course

NYIAC is a co-sponsor of the Columbia Law School-Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Course on International Arbitration, a week-long systematic and comprehensive examination of the law and practice of international arbitration.

The course features both lecture and interactive segments and is designed for arbitrators, advocates, in-house counsel and others interested in international arbitration.

The course will be followed by an Accelerated Route to Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators from June 12-14, 2017.  More information is available HERE.

NYIAC Case Law Library

On January 1, 2015, NYIAC began collecting and cataloguing international arbitration decisions issued by New York courts. Now those decisions – and key identifying information such as the decision date, the stage of the case, and the main issues treated by the court – are available on the NYIAC website. This project i made possible by Mark Stadnyk at Norton Rose Fulbright (US) and Gretta Walters at Chaffetz Lindsey LLP.

Continue to the Case Law Library

Book Your Next Arbitration Hearing At NYIAC

Contact us to reserve space for your upcoming arbitraton. NYIAC’s world-class hearing rooms and breakout rooms accommodate arbitrations of any size and duration.


We have cutting edge technological capabilities, including high-tech video conferencing and built-in facilities for simultaneous interpretation.


Beautiful, comfortable amenities and a location in the heart of Manhattan make NYIAC an ideal arbitration destination.


Book your hearing today!

Case Law Chronicles

Case Law Chronicle #6: Enforcing Awards Against Non-Signatories and Non-Parties: Two Recent Decisions from the Southern District of New York

By Gretta Walters, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP In two recent decisions, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York addressed key issues arising out actions to enforce foreign arbitral awards against non-signatories to an arbitration agreement. The decisions, Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte Ltda. v. v. Mitsui Sumitomo Seguros S.A.1 and GE Transportation […]

Case Law Chronicle #5: Is Sovereign Immunity a Defense to the Recognition of ICSID Award Against Venezuela?

Case Law Chronicle: In Amicus Brief to the Second Circuit, U.S. Government Weighs In On Whether Sovereign Immunity Is a Defense to the Recognition of ICSID Award Against Venezuela By Gretta Walters, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP April 6, 2016 This is the fifth installment in a regular series offered by NYIAC. Follow this series to learn […]

Advance Waivers of Arbitrator Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitrations Seated in New York

A recent report issued by the New York City Bar International Commercial Disputes Committee (ICDC), entitled: ‘Advance Waivers of Arbitrator Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitrations Seated in New York,’ investigates the law and practices concerning advance waivers. The report sets forth the results of a survey of policies and practices of institutional providers […]

Case Law Chronicle: “To Stay or Not To Stay”: Second Circuit Clarifies Procedure Following Successful Motion to Compel Arbitration

by Mark Stadnyk, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP (New York) In Michael A. Katz v. Cellco Partnership dba Verizon Wireless, Docket Nos. 14‐138 and 14‐291 (July 28, 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Court”) addressed an important procedural matter under the Federal Arbitration Act (the “FAA”). Namely, does the FAA require […]

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