Ethical Issues in Commercial and Investment Arbitration
March 7, 2013

American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Mooers-Morella Ceremonial Courtroom (Room 603)

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3 Ethics CLE in Virginia and Pennsylvania (reciprocity with New York).
Credits are available for $165 ($55.00 per hour/credit)

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Agenda

2:00 P.M. - 2:15 P.M.   Opening Remarks

Horacio Grigera Naón
Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration

2:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M. 
Panel I: The Role of the Arbitrator: hard-and-fast rules or flexible approach?

Moderator:    

Andrés Rigo
International Arbitrator
DC and NY Chapter, Spanish Arbitration Club

Panelists:      

John Crook
International Arbitrator & Professor, George Washington University Law School

Judd L. Kessler
Partner, Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LL.P.

Jan Paulsson
Michael Klein Distinguished Scholar Chair, University of Miami School of Law

3:15 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Coffee Break

3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 
Panel II: Rights and Duties of Counsel

Moderator:    

Lorena Perez McGill
Attorney, Department of Legal Services, General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

Panelists:    

Raul Herrera
Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

Alvin Lindsay
Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP

4:30 P.M. - 4:45P.M.   Coffee Break

4:45 P.M. - 5:45 P.M. 
Panel III: Role of the institutions safeguarding the integrity of the arbitration proceedings

Moderator:    

Antonio Parra
Consultant, World Bank


Panelists:   
   

Claudia Frutos-Peterson
International Counsel, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP

Luis M. Martínez
Vice President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution

Victoria Shannon
Deputy Director, Arbitration & ADR/North America
International Court of Arbitration

5:45 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.  Closing Remarks

Horacio Grigera Naón
Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration

6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  
Reception. Welcome for students participants and coaches, LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition