2006 Summer Session: Courses

Note: The courses below are available for academic credit or for a Certificate of Attendance/CLE credit .

May 30-June 2
Tuesday-Friday
6-9pm

Advanced Seminar: Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration
(1 credit)
Teaching: Jean Kalicki, Stanimir Alexandrov, Marinn Carlson, Jennifer Haworth McCandless, Gonzalo Flores, Aurélia Antonietti
The course provides an overview of ICSID Arbitration, arbitration under Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) - including NAFTA (Chapter 11) arbitration - and interaction between BITs, contracts and national and international law.

 

June 5-9
Monday-Thursday
6-9pm

Advanced Seminar: How to Conduct an Arbitration Hearing
(1 credit)
Teaching: Henri Alvarez
Addresses the theoretical and practical aspects of the procedural and evidentiary process in international commercial arbitration through a scenario-based exercise.

 

May 30-31
Tuesday-Wednesday &
June 5-6
Monday-Tuesday
2-5pm

Nuts and Bolts of International Commercial Arbitration
(1 credit)
Teaching: Dr. Loukas Mistelis, Dr. Ronald Goodman, Gaela Gehring Flores,
The course will provide a general overview of international commercial arbitration focusing on the following key issues: general explanation of the different institutions and rules of arbitration, institutional and ad-hoc arbitration, when to arbitrate and when to litigate, how to draft an arbitration clause, and necessary etiquette in an arbitration hearing.

 

June 8-9 & 12-13
Thursday-Tuesday
2-5pm

International Arbitration and Choice-of-Law Issues
(1 credit)
Teaching: Dr. Horacio Grigera Naón
Deals with practical aspects of choice-of-law problems in international arbitration cases concerning both the procedure and the merits.

 

June 12-15
Monday-Thursday
6-9pm

Salient Issues in ICC Arbitration
(1 credit)
Teaching: Lorraine Brennan, Janis Brennan, Louis Kimmelman, Elliot Polebaum.
Provides a general introduction to arbitration before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce and will discuss the role of the ICC Court and its Secretariat on the setting in motion and supervision of ICC arbitrations.