The New Bahrain Arbitration Law and the Bahrain "Free Arbitration Zone" - Part 1 - Chapter 4 - ICDR Awards and Commentaries

John M. Townsend
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12 pages
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September, 2012
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John M. Townsend is a Partner in the Washington office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and chair of the Firm's Arbitration and ADR Group. He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association from 2007 to 2010 and previously chaired the AAA's Executive Committee and Law Committee. Currently, Mr. Townsend chairs the AAA's Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Townsend was named by President Bush to the Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID in 2008. He is a Trustee as well as a member of the Arbitration and Competition Law Committees of the U.S. Council for International Business and chairs the USCIB's European Privilege Task Force. He was the first Chair of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association (2005-2006), and is also a member of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. Mr. Townsend is a member of the American Law Institute and serves as an Adviser to the ALI's project to prepare a Restatement of the Law of International Commercial Arbitration. Mr. Townsend is a graduate of Yale University (B.A., 1968) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1971).