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