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Arnall Golden Gregory a Sponsor of First Atlanta International Arbitration Society Conference
April 12, 2012
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP is pleased to be a sponsor of the inaugural conference of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS), which will take place April 1517 at The Loews Atlanta Hotel in Midtown Atlanta.

The conference is titled "The United States and Its Place in the International Arbitration System of the 21st Century: Trendsetter, Outlier or One in a Crowd?"

Arnall Golden Gregory Managing Partner Glenn P. Hendrix, president of AtlAS, will moderate the opening panel discussion: "Restating the Law of International Commercial Arbitration in the United States: Views From Within and Without."

The panel will discuss the ongoing effort by the American Law Institute, a scholarly independent organization of judges, attorneys and law professors, to restate the American law of international commercial arbitration.

The panelists, all members of the American Law Institute, are George A. Bermann, professor of law, Columbia University, and chief reporter, American Law Institute, Restatement (Third) of the US Law of International Commercial Arbitration; Charles H. "Chip" Brower, professor of law, University of Mississippi School of Law; Jennifer Kirby, principal at Kirby, an international arbitration firm in Paris; William W. "Rusty" Park, professor of law, Boston University School of Law, and president, London Court of International Arbitration in Boston.

AtlAS is a non-profit organization that seeks to enhance Atlanta's stature as a venue for the resolution of international commercial and investment disputes and to nurture the growth of an international arbitration community in the Southeast.  Its mission is to assist the global business community by efficiently providing world-class service in a highly cost-competitive and value-driven environment.

The first AtlAS conference will draw legal experts from Austria, Bermuda, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Scotland, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan, and from all across the United States.