January 24, 2018
The Smit-Lowenfeld Prize Dinner was held at the University Club of New York in honor of Alexandra Dosman and Grant Hanessian, winners of the Seventh Annual Smit-Lowenfeld Prize.
The prize was awarded for the article, “Songs of Innocence and Experience: Ten Years of Emergency Arbitration,” which was published ARIA (Vol. 27, No. 2). The article addresses important questions relating to the increased use of emergency arbitration, including whether the practice fulfills its promise of swift relief, whether legal standards for granting relief are consistently applied, whether decisions by emergency arbitrators are enforceable and how emergency arbitration changes the strategic landscape for practitioners and parties