40th Anniversary of the Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration (The Panama Convention) 

February 26, 2015

The panelists discussed the treaty, its application, its comparison to the New York convention, and some of its unique provisions including its article 3 that references the Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission. 

Speakers included:

Rafael Bernal, Director, Arbitration and Conciliation Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá

Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP 

Luis Martínez, Vice President, American Arbitration Association International Centre for Dispute Resolution 

Adriana Polania, Secretary General, Inter-American Commission on Commercial Arbitration (IACAC ) 

Aníbal Sabater, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP.