Vikki Rogers is the Director of the Institute of International Commercial Law at Pace Law School. She teaches and advises in the areas of international sales law, international arbitration and online dispute resolution (ODR) and is regularly invited to speak on such topics. She also maintains the award-winning online CISG Database. Her current publications focus on international sales law, international consumer law, ODR (for domestic and cross-border disputes), and electronic and mobile commerce. Prior to her position as Director at Pace, she worked as an associate at Mazur, Carp & Rubin, PC, and Shearman Sterling (NewYork and Germany), focusing her practice on construction law arbitration and litigation, both domestic and international. She was also an international case manager at the ICDR at the AAA in New York, and has worked as a research fellow at the Universities of Heidelberg and Cologne in Germany.
Establishing a Global ODR System for Cross-Border Online Transactions for the Sale of Goods(03/16/13)
For the last couple of decades, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) experts have been creating protocols, standards and agreements for the creation of ODR systems that could resolve low-value disputes that extend beyond regional borders. To the dismay of many in this community, these various efforts never manifested into a wide-spread program offering redress to parties engaged in cross-border commercial activity.