WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 21, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP International Arbitration and Litigation Shareholder Thomas G. Allen spoke at the 2nd International ADR Conference 2019 during Thailand ADR Week, May 13-14, 2019, in Bangkok. This conference is sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce, United Nations, Thailand Arbitration Center, and the Hong Kong Mediation Center. Attendees included in-house counsel and government officials.
Allen participated in the third panel discussion titled, “Supporting the Belt and Road: Dispute Resolution Options within ASEAN.” The Belt and Road initiative is one of China’s most ambitious foreign and economic policy initiatives. It consists of a vast program of infrastructure building throughout China’s neighboring regions designed to link China by land and sea to major trading routes. Allen discussed significant regional treaties and their investor protections that may become relevant in the event of project disputes under the initiative.
Allen is one of the lead shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration and Litigation Practice. He also serves as vice-chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, the premier bar organization for ASEAN practitioners. Allen’s practice focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration and cross-border disputes. 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 is a frequent lecturer and writer on international arbitration topics and is a former adjunct professor in the international arbitration discipline.
Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration and Litigation Practice comprises a multidisciplinary, globally integrated team that helps businesses avoid or resolve disputes efficiently and effectively around the world. The firm offers clients tailored services in harmony with their needs and for the specific transaction or dispute they are dealing with.
|Greenberg Traurig's Tom Allen speaks at the 2nd International ADR Conference 2019 during Thailand ADR Week.|