GAR Live New York


September 24, 2015 12:00 am


7 World Trade Center

Global Arbitration Review’s 4th Annual GAR Live New York conference is taking place on September 24th at 7 World Trade Center, New York.

NYIAC members are entitled to a discounted registration rate of $900. Members, please reach out by e-mail to to receive your discount code.

This one-day event, co-chaired by Mark Friedman, Debevoise & Plimpton & John Fellas, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, will bring together an elite line-up of institutional and private practice speakers to discuss a variety of topics at the forefront of Arbitration.

Panels at this year’s conference include:

–          The year in review

–          GAR Live Symposium

–          Damages – why do arbitrators always get it wrong?

–          The GAR Live debate

Expert speakers offering insight on the above include:

Catherine Amirfar, Counselor on International Law, US Department of State
Marek Krasula, Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Gerald Aksen, Independent Arbitrator
Tina Cicchetti, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Alexandra Dosman, Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)
David Haigh QC, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer
Samaa Haridi, Hogan Lovells
Christian Leathley, Herbert Smith Freehills
Gervase MacGregor, BDO; Alexis Maniatis, The Brattle Group
Luis Martinez, Vice-President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
John Pierce, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Benard Preziosi, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
Laurence Shore, Herbert Smith Freehills
Rachel Thorn, Chadbourne & Parke
Martin Valasek, Norton Rose Fulbright

– Further speakers to be announced –

For speaker list and programme updates, please visit:

The conference has been designed to feature numerous social and networking breaks, including a cocktail reception hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills to round off the event.