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February 24, 2014

Mining Sector ICDR Arbitration Counsel Engagement

Mr. Goldstein in collaboration with Canadian co-counsel recently secured enforcement in British Columbia of a US $10 million award made in New York in favor of Mr. Goldstein’s US client against a Thailand rare earth metals merchant and his Cayman Islands-based holding company. Canadian commentators have observed that the B.C. judgment confirming the award marks a significant refinement of Canadian law concerning arbitral jurisdiction over non-signatories to the arbitration agreement.


February 24, 2014

Finance Sector Engagements as Co-Arbitrator

Mr. Goldstein presently sits as a co-arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations in the finance and banking sector, in high value disputes arising out of the difficulties experienced in the financial sector in 2008.


February 24, 2014

ABA Leadership in Cross-Cultural Mediation

Mr. Goldstein currently co-chairs the International Mediation Committee in the International Section of the American Bar Association (ABA). (He is former co-chair and present Senior Advisor to the Arbitration Committee of that ABA Section). On February 25 in New York, Mr. Goldstein and a panel of experts will reprise a program on cross-cultural mediation first presented in April 2013 at the ABA. International Section’s Spring Meeting. The sponsoring organization of the February 25 presentation is the Greater New York chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution. On April 3, 2014, Mr. Goldstein will chair another panel on international mediation at the ABA International Section’s Spring Meeting in New York. This program will address the utility of negotiation strategies in global geopolitical disputes for mediation of transnational commercial disputes.



May 05, 2013

Mr. Goldstein chairs mediation program

Mr. Goldstein was the program chair of a program on Cross-Cultural Aspects of International Mediation, presented April 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. at the Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law. Mr. Goldstein is the co-chair of the Section’s International Mediation Committee.


May 05, 2013

ARIA publishes Report co-authored by Mr. Goldstein

The newly-published Volume 24 No. 1of the American Review of International Arbitration features a report of the International Arbitration Club of New York (IACNY): “Application of the Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens in Summary Proceedings for the Recognition and Enforcement of Awards Governed by the New York and Panama Conventions”.
Mr. Goldstein and Professor Linda Silberman of New York University Law School were the principal drafters of this report on behalf of the IACNY.

July 05, 2011

Mr. Goldstein completes Swim Across America Event

Mr. Goldstein completed the one-mile course and was among the leading fund-raisers in the Swim Across America open-water swim event held July 2 in Amagansett, New York. Proceeds of the event benefit Fighting Chance, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and cancer research facilities on Long Island.


June 29, 2011

Mr. Goldstein To Swim for Cancer Research….

On July 2, 2011, Mr. Goldstein, a distance swimmer and triathelete, will participate in the Swim Across America event in Amagansett, New York to raise funds forcancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering and other leading cancer research facilities.

To make donations in support of Mr. Goldstein’s one-mile swim, click on this link.



June 08, 2011

A recent post from Mr. Goldstein’s Arbitration Commentaries was cited and relied upon in an opinion issued June 1 by a federal district judge

A recent post from Mr. Goldstein’s Arbitration Commentaries was cited and relied upon in an opinion issued June 1 by federal district judge Cameron McGowan Currie in Columbia, South Carolina. Judge Currie’s decision denied a motion to enjoin arbitration, and not only cited, but annexed to the opinion the full text of, Mr. Goldstein’s March 29, 2011 Commentary entitled “An FAA Cause of Action to Enjoin Arbitration: Is it Necessary?” (Rodarte v. FINRA, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59636 at *13 n.11 (D.S.C. June 1, 2011)).

Arbitration Commentaries, established by Mr. Goldstein in January 2009, is read by more than 1,400 site visitors each month, according to data provided by Google Analytics.


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