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Miller Canfield Lawyer Frederick Acomb Edits and Co-Authors 50-Nation Handbook on Dispute Resolution Clauses

November 19, 2015

DETROIT, MI – Miller Canfield announces that Frederick Acomb, leader of the International Disputes Group (Detroit office), has co-edited a 50-nation legal compendium published by the International Bar Association Litigation Committee. The compendium is entitled, “Handbook on Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses.”

The 229-page compendium 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. 

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