Procedural Issues to Consider - Chapter I.5 - Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition

David W. Rivkin
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22 pages
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PDF from "Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition"
April, 2012
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David W. Rivkin is Co-Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton's International Dispute Resolution Group, based in the firm's New York and London offices. He has handled hundreds of international arbitrations, involving energy, joint ventures, investment treaties and other issues, throughout the world and before virtually every major arbitration institution. He is consistently ranked as one of the top international arbitration lawyers in the world by leading publications. Mr. Rivkin also represents Asian, European and Latin American companies in transnational litigation in the United States, including the enforcement of arbitral awards and arbitration agreements. Mr. Rivkin holds many positions with international organizations, including as Secretary General of the International Bar Association; President of the North American Users' Council of the LCIA; Vice Chair of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce; a member of the Board of the Singapore International Arbitration Center; a member of the Council of the American Law Institute, for which he is an Adviser to the Restatement of the Law of International Arbitration and previously served as an adviser to the project on Transnational Rules of Civil Procedure; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was appointed by the U.S. State and Commerce Departments to be a founding member of the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes. He is a member of the U.S. Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Private International Law and a member of the Sanctions Subcommittee of the Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP). He is on the panels of many arbitration institutions. He served as one of the Court of Arbitration for Sport arbitrators at the Olympics in 2002, 2004 and 2008, and he is also a member of the court of the Fédération International de l'Automobile (FIA).