Have you ever considered arbitration as a viable dispute resolution process? Learn about the benefits of arbitration in comparison to litigation and mediation, and how to have a successful arbitration from the beginning to the end of the process. This course will:
- Identify options for dispute resolution
- Help you learn the benefits of arbitration as an effective process
- Discuss the limitations of arbitration and when it might not fit your needs
- Obtain tips on practices before, during and after the arbitration
- Arbitration clauses
- Selection of the Arbitrator
- Organizations that provide arbitration
- Choice of Arbitral Seat and why it’s important
- Cost considerations
Tiffany Comprés serves as counsel, representing companies around the world as an advocate in international arbitration and litigation, and also serves as a neutral arbitrator in international arbitrations. Her experience encompasses a range of disputes, and she has extensive experience in the international agriculture, food & beverage, logistics, shipping, distribution, heavy machinery, and energy sectors.
Tiffany is one of only three attorneys board-certified by The Florida Bar as an expert in both International Law and International Arbitration & Litigation. She has been recognized an expert on the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). Tiffany has written for, and been interviewed by, several leading industry publications in agriculture, such as Fresh Plaza, in which she was featured in an article titled “PACA vs CISG: Which Prevails, Domestic or International Law?” and Young Arbitration Review (YAR), where she was interviewed about the CISG and arbitration for the 10th year anniversary edition. Tiffany also developed an expertise with the Shipping Act of 1984, challenging unreasonable demurrage and detention on behalf of cargo owners, as well as with cases between ocean carriers and cargo owners regarding international shipments, such as cases under the Hague Rules and Carriage of Goods by Sea Act.
Having worked in the United States, France, and Italy, Tiffany regularly handles cases in English, Spanish, and French. She practices in all of the world’s major arbitration centers and under all the major arbitration rules, as well under as industry-focused rules including the DRC Rules (Fruit & Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corp.) and the AFI Rules (Association of Food Industries). She also handles all forms of international discovery, international award and judgment enforcement and collection, and Hague Convention procedures.
Practice Areas: International Disputes; Commercial Litigation; International; Mediation
Bar Admissions: Florida; New York; U.S. Court of International Trade; Third District Court of Appeals; Southern District of Florida; Middle District of Florida
Education: Sciences Po, LL.M. in International Law; Université de Paris I – Sorbonne, LL.M. in Law and Economic Globalisation; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.; University of Miami, B.A.
Experience: Proskauer Rose LLP; Shutts & Bowen LLP