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The MSBA's Corporate Counsel and International Business Law Sections Present:


"Domestic and International Arbitration: Issues and Solutions"

A presentation covering arbitration as a dispute resolution method for both international and domestic disputes. Plus, key elements for preparing and drafting a complete arbitration clause that meets the needs of the parties


Alan M. Anderson , Alan Anderson Law Firm LLC
Alan M. Anderson is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with several decades of experience. He is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial advocate and by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a civil trial specialist. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the first person so recognized in Minnesota. Alan’s practice is international in scope and he represents clients in a wide variety of industries. Alan has experience in all aspects of complex commercial litigation. He has tried jury cases to verdict in state and federal courts literally from Los Angeles to New York City. His arbitration experience includes large domestic commercial disputes and international arbitration proceedings conducted under the auspices of the London Court of International Arbitration, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He has represented foreign corporations in court in the U.S. and in international arbitrations. He is listed on the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center’s (Geneva, Switzerland) List of Arbitrators for dispute resolution in all types of intellectual property matters. He also is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.

Mary K. McCormick , McCormick International
Since 1996, Ms. McCormick has been a sole practitioner and principal of McCormick International, specializing in international business law. She has thirty-four years of international legal experience spanning over forty countries. She has set up numerous international wholly-owned entities, agencies, distributorships and joint ventures, and drafted and negotiated international sales and license agreements. Mary was International Counsel for Cray Research, Inc., a supercomputer manufacturer, for over eight years, and prior to that was Group Counsel, Asia Pacific and Associate International Counsel for Honeywell Inc., a control systems and computer manufacturer. She began her legal career with the law firm of Baker & McKenzie. Mary is a member of the American Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Hennepin County Bar Association. She is on the Council of the International Business Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association and is a former Chair of the Section. She has been a member of the Panel of International Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association since 1999. From 2001 to 2005, she was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School teaching a senior seminar on International Contracts. She has also taught Legal Aspects of International Business at Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
Event Code: 164059



Date:   Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Cost (lunch is included):

Section Members:  $20.00
MSBA Members (But Not Corporate Counsel Section or International Business Law Section Members):  $25.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $35.00
Law Students:  Free

Teleconferencing/webcasting is available upon request. Please request instructions when registering or contact Tram Nguyen by 5 p.m. on February 20. Instructions will be sent via email on February 21, 2012.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336