As part of Paris Arbitration Week 2022, Reed Smith is delighted to welcome you to "Resolving life sciences disputes: Prescription or over-the-counter medicine?"

Speakers: Peter Rosher James P. Duffy IV Simon Greer Gautam Bhattacharyya Casey J. Olbrantz

Event Type: Webinar

Start Date/Time:
29 March 2022, 2:30 PM France Daylight Time
End Date/Time:
29 March 2022, 4:30 PM France Daylight Time

In this panel discussion, guest speakers – featuring in-house GCs, arbitrators, and institutional representatives – present their views and insights in a two-part session consisting of:

  • Keynote speech from Ramzi Aboutaam, vice president and international legal lead for emerging markets at Pfizer, on "Arbitrating Cross-Border Commercial Life-Sciences Disputes"
  • GC roundtable discussion with participants discussing questions such as: “Do you agree that life sciences disputes are more than simply commercial disputes?” and “Is it essential for arbitrators in life sciences disputes to have life sciences experience?” 
  • Mock life sciences-themed emergency arbitration covering topics ranging from evidentiary burden to enforcement issues, complete with live feedback from a ‘tribunal’ composed of arbitrators and institutional representatives. 

Speakers include:

  • Ramzi Aboutaam, VP, International Legal Lead for Emerging Markets, Pfizer 
  • Chiann Bao, Arbitration Chambers in Hong Kong, London, New York 
  • Gautam Bhattacharyya, International Arbitration Partner and Chair of the Reed Smith India Business Team, Reed Smith London
  • JP Duffy, International Arbitration Partner, Reed Smith, New York
  • Mark Ferguson, Head of Commercial Litigation, Viatris
  • Simon Greer, International Arbitration Partner, Reed Smith, London
  • Iqbal Hussain, General Counsel, Centessa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Marek Krasula, Director of Arbitration for the ICC in North America
  • Luis Martinez, Vice President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Casey Olbrantz, Associate, Reed Smith, New York
  • Debolina Partap, Senior Vice President Legal and Group General Counsel, Wockhardt 
  • Peter Rosher, Global Chair, Reed Smith International Arbitration Practice

Read more about our speakers by downloading the PDF below.