New York Arbitration Week 2020

November 16, 2020



Cleary Gottlieb is proud to be a sponsor of the second annual New York Arbitration Week (NYAW), a virtual week-long event featuring various panels and networking events on a range of arbitration topics, geared towards the New York arbitration community.

Partner Jeffrey Rosenthal served as co-chair of the NYAW Organizing Committee, and partners Richard Kreindler and Ari MacKinnon were speakers on two separate panels on topics relating to non-signatories to arbitration agreements and the availability of discovery in international commercial arbitrations, respectively. Cleary associates Martha Vega-Gonzalez and Katie Gonzalez served as Secretaries of the NYAW Organizing Committee.

  • On Monday, November 16, Jeff and NYAW co-chair Stephanie Cohen provided opening remarks to welcome the global audience to the virtual program.
  • On Wednesday, November 18, Richard was a panelist in the feature program hosted by the New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the New York International Arbitration Center, titled Non-signatories Before and After Arbitration Compelling Arbitration – Enforcing Awards.
  • On Friday, November 20, as the concluding event of New York Arbitration Week, Ari participated as an advocate in a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument as part of the Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation entitled, “Does 28 U.S.C. § 1782 Apply to Private International Commercial Arbitrations? A Mock U.S. Supreme Court Argument.”

NYAW was hosted by the New York International Arbitration Center and the New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

For more information, visit the NYAW website.