ILN member Merton E. Marks, an arbitrator and mediator in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, will be a speaker at an American Conference Institute program on International Commercial Arbitration in New York City April 30-May 1, 2008. He will discuss specific types of arbitration clauses in international agreements and their legal implications. He was also a panelist at a January program in Seattle on “Doing Business with China” where he discussed the use of arbitration agreements in contracts between U.S. and Chinese entities as a means of avoiding litigation in Chinese and American courts.
Mert is the only member of the ILN who is a full time arbitrator and mediator and specializes in domestic and international commercial arbitration and mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.