The University of Miami School of Law’s International Arbitration Institute invites you to “Reflect on the 60th Anniversary of the 1958 U.N. Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – The New York Convention,” featuring Professor Dr. Albert Jan van den Berg, founding partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels and the most prominent expert on the New York Convention, as well as lead counsel in the highest-stakes enforcement case in the history of that treaty.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive, Room E352 Coral Gables, FL 33146
5:30-6:00 PM – Registration
6:00-7:00 PM – Lecture
7:00-8:00 PM – Reception
1.0 Florida CLE general credit, approved by The Florida Bar
Albert Jan van den Berg is a partner in Hanotiau & van den Berg (Brussels, Belgium). He is and has been sole, presiding and party-appointed arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations. Professor van den Berg frequently acts as counsel in international commercial arbitration matters. He was President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration and former President and Secretary-General of the NAI and Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration. He is Professor Emeritus of Law (arbitration chair) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam and is currently a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. and at Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing and a member of the Faculty of the Geneva University Master of Laws in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), Geneva. He has extensively published and lectured on international arbitration and has founded and maintains a website on the New York Convention on the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.