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Name: Julie Bédard
Firm Name: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
Country: Brazil
Expertise: International Arbitration

Telephone: 55.11.3708.1849
Fax: 1.917.777.3236
Email: julie.bedard@skadden.com

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Professional Biography:

Julie Bédard is our exclusively recommended International Arbitration expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Julie directly using the contact details listed above.

Julie is head of Skadden’s International Arbitration Group for the Americas. She concentrates her practice on complex international litigation and arbitration and also advises companies and boards in internal investigations and regulatory matters.

Julie represents clients in federal and state courts in the United States and has served as counsel in international arbitration proceedings held under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

She regularly advises clients on protecting their global investments under international treaties and provides strategic advice on drafting dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts.

Trained in both civil and common law, she is experienced in conflict of laws and represents clients in connection with litigation and arbitration proceedings throughout the world, raising disputes on governing law, jurisdiction, the enforcement of arbitration agreements, extraterritorial discovery and international judgment enforcement.

Julie regularly advises and assists management and supervisory boards in corporate governance, internal investigations and United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters. Under the auspices of the corporate investigations practice, she has assisted with internal investigations and related corporate governance advice, including remedial measures and the implementation of corporate compliance programs.

Julie also regularly acts as arbitrator. Among other cases, she has acted as sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning a distribution agreement involving a United States company and a Peruvian company, and she was appointed in another ICC arbitration involving a manufacturing contract dispute between a United States company and a Chinese company.

She also was appointed in LCIA arbitrations and as a sole arbitrator in an UNCITRAL arbitration involving development agreements between a United States company and a Spanish company.