Ethical Issues in Commercial and Investment Arbitration
March 8, 2012

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

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Program aproved for 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: Ethical issues and conflicts of interest from the arbitrator’s perspective.

Moderator:    

Lorena Perez McGill
International Arbitration Law Committee, Inter-American Bar Association
Attorney, Department of Legal Services, General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

Panelists:      

Jean Kalicki
Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

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

Andrés Rigo
Arbitrator
DC and NY Chapter, Spanish Arbitration Club

3:15 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Coffee Break

3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 
Panel II: Ethical issues from the practitioner’s perspective.

Moderator:    

Jeffrey F. Pryce
Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Panelists:    

Marinn Carlson
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Caroline Richard
Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Ignacio Torterola
Head of Legal Section, Embassy of Argentina

4:30 P.M. - 4:45P.M.   Coffee Break

4:45 P.M. - 5:45 P.M. 
Panel III: Recusing Arbitrators: The Interaction between Arbitral Institutions and National Courts.

Moderator:    

Borzu Sabahi
Associate, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP

Panelists:      

Christian Albanesi
Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Catherine A. Rogers
Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson School of Law


Eduardo Siqueiros Twomey
Partner, Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa SC

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