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Arbitration in Brazil: Implications for Transnational Business

September 2, 2014 —

WHAT

Arbitration in Brazil: Implications for Transnational Business

WHEN

Monday, September 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE

Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
Arif Ali, Global Co-Chair and Partner, International Arbitration and Trade, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Anne Marie Whitesell, Professor and Faculty Director, Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center; former Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: International Dispute Resolution: Current Arbitration Trends in Brazil
Anne Marie Whitesell, Professor and Faculty Director, Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center; former Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration (Moderator)
Luciano Timm, Partner, Carvalho, Machado, Timm e Deffenti Advogados
Erica Franzetti, Senior Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Kenneth M. Reiss, Corporate Counsel, Northrop Grumman

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Anti-Corruption Compliance: The Clean Company Law: Key Issues Concerning Brazil’s Regulatory Framework
Renata B. Vasconcellos, Senior Director for Policy, Brazil-U.S. Business Council, U.S. Section (Moderator)
Steven Tyrell, Managing Partner and Head of White Collar Defense & Investigations Group, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Walter Regina, General Counsel for Latin America, John Deere
Renato Caovilla, Partner, Carvalho, Machado, Timm e Deffenti Advogados

NOTE

The participants will discuss current trends involving arbitration and compliance issues in Brazil.

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Law Office of Graduate Programs; Georgetown International Arbitration Society; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Carvalho, Machado, Timm e Deffenti Advogados; and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council. 

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu. 

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