- JAMS is a leading global arbitration provider with panelists specializing in international arbitration across a number of industries, including Engineering / Construction, Sports & Entertainment, Intellectual Property and IT. JAMS handles hundreds of international arbitrations each year, and provides important resources including the and the . The ensures fee transparency when engaging an international arbitrator. JAMS also hosts arbitration proceedings administered by other international providers.
"JAMS' goal is to offer facilities that reflect the premiere international arbitration services we offer to attorneys and their clients," said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. "We are seeing an upward trend in international arbitrations at JAMS, and the demand for accessible, comfortable venues cannot be overstated. By establishing these centers in two of the world's top business and travel centers, we aim to provide attorneys access to the tools and services necessary to conduct these proceedings in an efficient and cost-effective manner."
The centers, scheduled to open by the end of 2018, are the first of several planned JAMS International Arbitration Centers and will be established within existing JAMS Resolution Center locations. The facilities feature upgraded amenities to provide efficient, comfortable international arbitration proceedings. In addition to JAMS' usual features, such as JAMS Cafés and Business Centers, the JIACs will have:
The JAMS Los Angeles International Arbitration Center, located in the downtown business district and near leading hotels and restaurants, will be among the first in California. If SB 766 becomes law, California would become a new and appealing choice for attorneys to seat their international arbitrations by allowing the participation of out-of-state and non-U.S. lawyers.
About JAMS Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 350 neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world's important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267. More information is available at and you can connect with us on and .