Past Social Events

CIArb NY Branch Dinner with Chartered Institute President Thomas Halket

When:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Dinner Fee for NY Branch Members: $75.00
Dinner Fee for Guests:  $ 150.00

Location:
University Club of New York
One West 54th Street
New York, NY 10112

 

 

Thomas D. Halket, FCIArb, C. Arb

A Chartered Arbitrator, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, Thomas Halket has been an arbitrator and mediator for over 30 years. For almost 15 years Tom has also been an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School where he teaches courses on International Arbitration, IP transactions, Licensing and Entrepreneurship Law. Earlier in his career, he was the partner in charge of the Commercial Technology Practice in the New York Office of Bingham McCutchen and prior to that he was a partner and co-chair of the Technology and the Emerging Company Group of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed.

He is a member of arbitral panels around the world, a member of the London Court of International Arbitration, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators in London and a member of the International Arbitration Club of New York. He has held numerous volunteer positions in professional organizations and is a frequent speaker and writer on ADR matters. He was a co-author and editor of a book on the arbitration of international IP disputes and is a co-author of a just published book on the arbitration of IP disputes in the U.S.  He holds a law degree from the Columbia Law School and bachelors and masters degrees in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


NY Branch Members’ Dinner with CIArb President James Bridgeman, C.Arb

When:
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Cocktails: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.   

Fee: $75.00 (includes dinner)

Location:
University Club of New York
One West 54th Street
New York, NY 10112

 

 

James Bridgeman C.Arb James Bridgeman is a practicing barrister, Chartered Arbitrator and certified mediator. He holds practicing certificates as a barrister both in Ireland and in England and Wales.

His practice, with a focus on civil and commercial litigation, international arbitration and ADR is based at the Law Library Dublin and 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square, London.

He is a member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators and conciliators nominated by the Irish government. He has received appointments in international disputes from WIPO (Geneva), ICC (Paris), CIArb (London), NAF (Minneapolis, MN) CAC (Prague) and KLRCA (Kuala Lumpur).

 


NY Branch Members’ Dinner with CIArb President Professor Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid

Founding partner of Obeid Law Firm, Beirut, Lebanon.

When: Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Fee: $75

Location:
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10112

 

Professor Dr Nayla Comair-Obeid C.Arb is the founding partner of Obeid Law Firm in Beirut, Lebanon and heads the firm’s dispute resolution practice. Over the course of her 30-year career in litigation and international arbitration, Professor Comair-Obeid has been, and continues to be, involved in the most significant litigation and arbitration disputes in the market. Professor Comair-Obeid has been systematically identified as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the field of international arbitration and dispute resolution by prominent legal publications worldwide. Nayla has been referred to as “one of the most remarkable people in arbitration”.

 


Roundtable Lunch with Dr. Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof Director General London Court of International Arbitration

When: Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:30 – 2 p.m.   

Fee: None

Location:
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10112


5th Annual CIArb New York Branch Fall Reception & Book Launch

Organizer: CIArb New York Branch and Alston & Bird
Date: October 2, 2017
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – reception
Place:Alston & Bird – 90 Park Avenue, 15th floor, New York, NY
Overview: A social event for CIArb members and friends active in international arbitration to kick-off
the fith year of the CIArb New York Branch. R.S.V.P. to Bill Baker at bakwilliam@gmail.com or 212-731-4952Richard.LaRoche@bakermckenzie.com
Speakers: n/a

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Fourth Annual CIArb New York Branch Fall Reception & Book Launch

Organizer: CIArb New York Branch and Baker & McKenzie
Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Baker & McKenzie – 452 Fifth Ave, 18th Floor, New York, NY
Overview: A social event for CIArb members and friends active in arbitration.
This reception is free of charge. R.S.V.P. to Richard LaRoche at (212) 891-3848 or Richard.LaRoche@bakermckenzie.com
Speakers: n/a
Program: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – reception

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Third Annual CIArb New York Branch Fall Reception

Organizer: CIArb New York Branch and Squire Patton Boggs
Date: September 10, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Squire Patton Boggs – 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City
Overview: A social event for CIArb members and friends active in arbitration.
This reception is free of charge. R.S.V.P. by September 3, 2015 to Richard Mattiaccio at richard.mattiaccio@squirepb.com
Speakers: n/a
Program: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – reception


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Second Annual New York Branch Fall Reception 2014

When: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6-8 p.m.
A social event for CIArb members and all friends who are active in arbitration, to launch the second year of the CIArb New York Branch


New York Branch Kick-Off Reception 2013

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 6 p.m.
To celebrate this and also the commencement of our activities as a branch, the New York Branch will be holding a kick-off reception. Our guests of honor will be Anthony Abrahams, Director General of the Institute, and Prof. George Bermann, Columbia Law School.