This event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET).
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About Penny Madden
Penny Madden is an English qualified Queen’s Counsel and partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She has a wide range of experience in all key aspects of international arbitration with particular expertise in shareholder, telecommunications, SPA, energy, international trade and insurance disputes. In addition to representing clients as counsel and advocate, Ms. Madden regularly sits as an arbitrator. Ms. Madden also has significant experience in high court litigation, enforcement proceedings and regulatory investigations, and frequently advises European companies registered in the United Kingdom and/or the United States on complex multi-jurisdictional regulatory enforcement issues.
She is a member of the LCIA, CIArb, the Financial Sector Arbitration Group and the editorial board of Commercial Dispute Resolution. She writes and lectures on a wide variety of arbitration issues and is the international arbitration specialist for the Diplomatic Book and Website for foreign Embassies and High Commissions.
About Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Gibson Dunn is a full-service international law firm that advises on the most significant transactions and complex litigation around the world. Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys and major publications, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,400 lawyers and 20 offices, including Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, and Washington, D.C.
Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782, U.S. federal courts are authorized to order or withhold discovery “for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal.” However, due to the existing disparity in arbitral proceedings, discovery assistance proceeds with varying conclusions among circuit courts. As a result, debates continue to emerge on the use of Section 1782, considering the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests given to private entities in collecting evidence for foreign arbitrations.
With the emerging trends and developments in managing foreign disputes, lawyers and practitioners should always be equipped with the best practices and strategies to address these issues and challenges.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help the audience understand the latest and most pressing issues in international arbitration. Speakers, among other things, will offer helpful insights on how to successfully manage foreign or international disputes in light of the rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
• Discovery in International Arbitration: Emerging Trends and Developments
• Managing Potentials and Perils
• Notable Court Decisions
• Best Litigation Practices
• What Lies Ahead
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