The Common Law Roots of Cross-Examination: Why They Matter in International Arbitration (Even When the Rules Do Not Apply) - Chapter 3 - Take the Witness: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration - Second Edition

Timothy G. Nelson
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32 pages
November, 2018
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TIMOTHY G. NELSON (CO-EDITOR) is a Partner in the International Litigation and Arbitration practice of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.  Mr. Nelson represents clients before, among others, the American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and tribunals constituted under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission of International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).  Mr. Nelson’s international litigation and arbitration experience includes disputes involving contracts, international trusts, partnerships (limited and general) and corporate law, as well as cases falling under the 1980 Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Mr. Nelson has been involved in litigation arising under the US Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the 1965 Hague Convention on Service of Process. Additionally, Mr. Nelson regularly advises sovereign and corporate clients on public international law issues, including under multilateral treaties, such as NAFTA; the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) bilateral investment treaties (BITS); and other international trade/investment agreements.  Before joining the firm in 2000, Mr. Nelson practiced as a commercial litigation attorney at major law firms in England and Australia. He has been selected as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Latin America and Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration. Mr. Nelson also was selected by Benchmark Litigation as a 2016 “Benchmark Litigation Star.”  He also is a prize winner of the 2013 ILO Client Choice Awards in the New York arbitration category and the Burton Award for legal writing.  Mr. Nelson is a member of the American Society of International Law and the International Law Association, and a fellow at the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.  He is admitted to practice in New York, New South Wales, and England and Wales.