We were delighted to have leading international arbitrator Peter Baugher join us from Chicago, Illinois for an evening discussion last night on how we can best resolve international commercial disputes in today’s complex and dynamic legal, economic, and political environment.

Peter’s presentation was a fascinating presentation covering a wide range of contemporary issues including:

  • US perspectives on business litigation and arbitration;
  • international dispute resolution in a time of global turmoil;
  • American politics; and
  • challenges and opportunities for the Rule of Law across boundaries and culture.

Our thanks to Peter for taking the time to come to speak with us while he was down in Auckland.

Thank you also to Russell McVeagh for hosting the event and to all who were able to attend especially at such a busy time of the year.

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