Panellists question Miami’s arbitration credentials

Delegates voted in favour of Miami being a world-class seat for arbitration at this year’s Latin Lawyer – GAR Annual Arbitration Summit, but panellists were more cautious, agreeing much of its popularity in Latin America was down to its location.

Panellists question Miami’s arbitration credentials Adolfo Jiménez, Aníbal Sabater and Rodrigo Jijón-Letort

A mock inquisition of panellists earlier this year revealed mixed opinions over whether Miami should be classed as a world-class seat for arbitration. White & Case partner and the panel’s lead inquisitor Jonathan Hamilton framed proceedings by noting the facts. “In one recent year, the difference between ICC cases seated in New York versus Florida was only three,” he said.

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