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Thomas G. Allen to Speak at IPBA, McGill University Program on China and ADR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 28, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP International Arbitration & Litigation Shareholder Thomas G. Allen will speak at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s and McGill University program, “China and Alternative Dispute Resolution: Emerging Developments,” Nov. 4 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

The panelists will participate in a roundtable discussion on the subject of Alternative Dispute Resolution in China. Topics to be covered range from: challenges in securing court assistance for Chinese arbitrations, including the enforcement of awards; particularities of arbitrating or mediating in China, including the impact of the new mediated settlements convention; and the myriad complexities of dispute settlement associated with China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Allen is one of the lead shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration & Litigation Group. His practice focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration and cross-border disputes. Allen’s practice has a heavy focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He splits time between Greenberg Traurig’s Washington D.C., Tokyo, and Shanghai offices. Allen represents clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis on energy, manufacturing, construction, and aviation. He has wide-ranging experience in high-value international and U.S. arbitrations. Allen also litigates the enforceability of arbitration clauses and arbitration awards in U.S. Courts. He is a frequent lecturer on international arbitration topics and is a former adjunct professor in the international arbitration discipline. Allen is currently serving a two-year term as Vice Chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the 1,500-member Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

About Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration & Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration & Litigation Practice assists clients in navigating international conflicts, whether conducting high-stakes litigation or transnational arbitration, enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards, or designing creative procedures and contract provisions to minimize disputes or resolve them as efficiently as possible.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.