November 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm ET | Miami, Florida

The event

JAMS is a proud sponsor of Miami Arbitration Week taking place on November 8-15, JAMS will be partnering with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North America Branch to present the Inaugural Miami Arbitration Week Kickoff Event on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm ET.


Hogan Lovells, 600 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2700, Miami, Florida

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Program agenda

5:00-5:30 pm Registration
5:30-5:40 pm Opening welcome

Ava Borrasso C.Arb FCIArb, Vice Chair Membership Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, North America Branch, Borrasso Arbitration & DR Sherman Humphrey, Senior Global Practice Manager, JAMS

5:40-6:10 pm Keynote Address: James Hosking, Founding Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey – New York
6:10-7:15 pm Panel Discussion

Greener Grass or Scorched Earth: The Impact of Legislation and Court Reform on Arbitration Friendliness in the Americas

Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A with global arbitral professionals to evaluate jurisdictional developments in cross-border arbitration in the Americas. Panelists will evaluate the great leaps and occasional stumbles that distinguish arbitral hot seats from the cold benches, as well as animate a roundtable on the legal developments, challenges & opportunities for international arbitration in the region.

Moderator:Gary Birnberg FCIArb, JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator


Cecilia Flores Rueda, Founding Partner, FloresRueda Abogados – Mexico City

Erica Franzetti, Partner, King & Spalding – Washington, DC

Katherine Gonzalez Arrocha, Independent Arbitrator & Dispute Resolution Consultant – Panama

Katharine Menendez de la Cuesta, Partner, Holland & Knight – Miami

7:15-7:25 pm Closing remarks

Richard Lorenzo, Regional Managing Partner – Americas, Hogan Lovells & Chair Miami International Arbitration Society

7:25 pm Cocktail & networking


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