The Ingham County Legal News reports that Frederick Acomb, leader of Miller Canfield’s International Disputes Group, has co-edited and co-authored a 50-nation handbook on dispute resolution clauses. Press release on the handbook here.
The handbook is entitled “Handbook on Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses,” and is published by the International Bar Association Litigation Committee. The 229-page handbook includes individual chapters on the relevant law in the following jurisdictions: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldavia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, New York, and the USA.
In addition to co-editing the compendium, Acomb co-authored the United States chapter. He also serves as an Officer of the International Bar Association Litigation Committee, which published the handbook online.
Miller Canfield’s International Disputes Group, which is led by Acomb, has a robust transnational litigation practice and has presented and defended a wide range of international arbitration claims, conducted under most institutional rules, in every major region of the world. Drawing on its deep roots in Detroit, the center of the global automotive industry, the group’s core mission is to serve as the preeminent midmarket international disputes group in the world in service of the global manufacturing industry. In addition to Acomb, members of the Group include Professor Troy L. Harris, Professor Charles H. Brower II, Professor Julian Davis Mortenson, James L. Woolard, Jr., Paul D. Hudson, and Larry Saylor.
“Detroit Attorney Co-Edits, Co-Authors Handbook on Dispute Resolution Clauses,” Ingham County Legal News (December 3, 2015). Press release here.