Grand Central Forum 2023: Selecting New York Law for Cross-Border Transactions — A Wise Choice?


September 20, 2023 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Venue (In-Person Only)
The New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street (between 5/6 Avenues)

The Meeting Hall
New York, NY 10036


The Speakers
Opening Remarks

James Hosking, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP and Co-Chair, NYIAC Program Committee

Marisa Marinelli, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP and Co-Chair, NYIAC Program Committee



Eduardo Zuleta, Independent Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers


Moderated Panel Discussion

Lucy Reed, Independent Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers (Moderator)

Elisabeth Eljuri, Independent Arbitrator and Chief Legal Counsel & Chief Negotiator, Westlawn Americas Offshore
Maureen Ryan, former General Counsel, Atlas Renewable Energy
Stephen Smith, Independent Arbitrator and former Vice President & General Counsel, Lockheed Martin Space Systems


Closing Remarks

Susan J. Kohlmann, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP and President, New York City Bar


The Agenda (in ET)
5:00pm: Opening Remarks & Introduction of Topic
5:10pm: Introduction of Keynote & Panel

5:15pm: Keynote
5:35pm: Panel Discussion

6:15pm: Audience Q&A
6:30pm: Closing Remarks