2014 Summer Seminars (English only)

 

May 27 - May 30
Tuesday to Friday,
2-5pm

 

Introduction to the Practice of International Commercial Arbitration

Profesors: Monique Sasson and Laurence Shore


Provides 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.

Registration deadline: May 27, 2014, subject to space availability.

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

 

May 27 - May 30
Tuesday to Friday
6-9pm

 

Contributions of the ICC Court of Arbitration to the Practice of International Commercial Arbitration

Professor: Louis Kimmelman
Guest Speakers: Ann Marie Whitesell, Dana MacGrath

The course will address organization of the ICC Court and its Secretariat; main aspects of the ICC rules of Arbitration and, will analyze specific ICC cases to illustrate how procedural and substantive law issues are dealt with in practice in ICC arbitration.

Registration deadline: May 27, 2014, subject to space availability.

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

 

June 2-5
Monday to Thursday
2-5pm

 

International Arbitration and Choice-of-Law Issues

Professor: Horacio Grigera Naón


Deals with practical aspects of choice-of-law problems in international arbitration cases concerning both the procedure and the merits.

Registration deadline: June 2, 2014, subject to space availability.

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

 

June 2-5
Monday to Thursday
6-9pm

 

Investor-State Arbitration

Professor: Jean Kalicki
Guest Speakers: Montgomery Taylor, legal Counsel, ICSID and Dawn Yamane Hewett, Jose Antonio Rivas, and Mallory Silberman, Associates, Arnold & Porter LLP

Provides an overview of arbitration under Investment Treaties – including NAFTA (chapter 11) arbitration – and ICSID Arbitration of Disputes under Investment Treaties. The course will also address “hot topics” in Investor-State Arbitration including transparency and third party participation, denial of justice and resort to local courts, provisional measures, parallel proceedings and diplomatic protection, substantive issues in annulment proceedings, proposals for appeal mechanisms, and enforcement of awards. The class will include a presentation by Antonio Parra, first Deputy Secretary-General of ICSID representative from ICSID and presentations by several guest speakers experienced in treaty arbitration.

Registration deadline: June 2, 2014, subject to space availability.

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

 






June 9-12
Monday to Thursday
9-12pm

 

Damages and Compensation in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Professor: Leonardo Giacchino
Guest Speakers: Richard (“Rory”) Walck

The course will provide practical knowledge to understand the determination of damages and compensation in arbitration.  The course is designed to navigate the economic, financial and accounting aspects of an arbitration and to acquire the tools for successful participation in discussions of all aspects of valuation in arbitrations.

Registration deadline: June 9, 2014, subject to space availability

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

 

 


June 11 & 12, 6pm-9pm. June 13, 10am to 4:30pm

 

 

Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration

Professors: Michael Jaffe and Jack Mckay

This session will provide advanced students and practitioners with essential skills to examine and cross-examine witnesses. Based on a mock arbitration case, participants will improve their skills under the rigorous scrutiny of renowned arbitration practitioners.

CLE: 10 CLE credits (12 if NY)

Registration deadline: June 11, 2014, subject to space availability.