Whither E-Disclosure In International Arbitration? - Panel Discussion - Chapter 17 -Electronic Disclosure in International Arbitration

Chuck Ragan
David J. Howell
Henri C. Alvarez
John M. Barkett
C. Mark Baker
Stephen R. Jagusch
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24 pages
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PDF from "Electronic Disclosure in International Arbitration"
October, 2008
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About the Moderator:

CHUCK RAGAN is a Founding Partner of Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner LLP in San Francisoco, a national technology law firm providing innovative legal strategies for the digital age. He has been a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production since 2002. He is a Senior Editor of The Sedona Principles: Best Practices Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production.

About the Panelists:

DAVID J. HOWELL is Co-Chair of the Global International Arbitration practice of Fulbright & Jaworski and acts as counsel and advocate in complex international arbitrations of commercial, investment and construction disputes. He has practiced in London, Dubai and Singapore and is a Fellow of the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong Institutes of Arbitrators.

HENRI C. ALVAREZ is a Partner and Co-Chair of the International Law Practice Group at Fasken Martineau in Vancouver. Henri has over 20 years of experience in the field of international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution.  He has acted as both an arbitrator and as counsel in international and domestic commercial arbitrations involving investments, trade, franchising, licensing, distributorship, construction, forestry, oil and gas, energy, banking, corporate and general commercial disputes.

JOHN M. BARKETT is a Partner in the Miami office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P and acts as arbitrator in complex commercial and environmental disputes. He has published various articles on e-discovery, including "E-Discovery For Arbitrators". He teaches "E-Discovery" at the University of Miami Law School.

C. MARK BAKER is a Partner at Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston and he is a Co-Head of the firm’s International Department and of the firm's Arbitration and ADR Practice Group. He is a member of the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

STEPHEN JAGUSCH is a Partner at Allen & Overy LLP specializing in commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Mr. Jagusch has acted as adviser and advocate in dozens of ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations conducted in many countries across the world and also frequently sits as an arbitrator.

MICHAEL SCHNEIDER is a distinguished International Arbitrator and is a Partner in the Geneva based international law firm Lalive. He is a Vice-Chair of the ICC Arbitration Commission and the Leader of its Forum on Arbitration and New Fields. He was a member of the ICC Working Parties on the revision of the ICC Arbitration Rules, on Construction Arbitration and on the ICC Pre-Arbitral Referee Procedure. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Arbitration Association

TOM SIKORA is Senior Counsel at El Paso Corporation with responsibility for international, commercial and investment arbitration. He also directs El Paso's E-Discovery practice. In addition, he Co-Heads El Paso’s Enterprise Content Management Project tasked with selecting and implementing a corporate document management system.

SKIP WALTER was the Founding CEO and Chief Technology Officer of Attenex Corporation and was formerly Vice President of Engineering for Aldus (now Adobe) Corporation known for the PageMaker desktop publishing software.