Articles and Speeches
“One Year Later: Has Atlanta’s Arbitration
Push Paid Off?” Global Atlanta
July 26, 2016
Erika C. Birg
In an article published July 26, 2016, in Global Atlanta, Erika C. Birg provides insight into the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation's competition among other major cities for international arbitration proceedings. The center, located at Georgia State University, has been open for about a year with hopes of raising Atlanta’s profile as a host for major proceedings. “(Hearings are) only part of the equation,” Ms. Birg told the publication. “The other half, the educational and (alternative dispute resolution) promotional goals, are far exceeding expectations for educating, promoting, and supporting practitioners and scholars in the area of international arbitration.” The article measures where the center may be falling short in comparison to other cities that bring in international arbitration hearings and what Atlanta can do to increase its leadership in alternative dispute resolution. For the full article, you may click here.