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Webinar: The New California Law of International Commercial Arbitration

This program offers 1 MCLE credit. You must register in advance to participate.

  • What a difference SB 766 makes. Foreign and out of state lawyers can now handle international/cross border arbitrations in CA. CA’s doors are now wide open to international commercial arbitration.
  • CA is no longer the inhospitable venue for international commercial arbitration that resulted from the CA Supreme Court decision in Birbrower, Montalbano, Condon & Frank vs. Superior Court (1998) 17 C 4th 119.
  • The passage of SB 766 will have a valuable economic impact on CA and its lawyers.
  • The 5 conditions which, if met, allow a foreign or out-of-state lawyer to participate in a CA seated arbitration.
  • The CA International Arbitration and Conciliation Act CCP Sections 1297.11 et seq.
  • CA’s favorable legal environment and pro arbitration case law.
  • The relationship between CA and federal law regarding arbitration.
  • CA’s favorable infrastructure for international arbitration.

Moderator: Michael Newman

Speakers: Jack Coe, Robert Lutz, Esq., and Neil Popovic

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