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Ninth Annual Lecture on International Commercial Arbitration

" Puissance Publique in Investment Arbitration"
November 5, 2014, Washington, D.C.
The 2014 lecture will be presented by Bernardo Cremades, Partner at B. Cremades y Asociados, Madrid. The lecture is sponsored by Arnold & Porter LLP and will take place in the Paul Porter Conference Room (10th Floor) at 555 Twelfth Street, NW, Washington, DC. The conference is free and open to the public. More

2015 Events

Online Certificate Program on International Commercial Arbitration

Spring Session starts January 20, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 13, 2015
Consisting of two courses, the program will provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key topics in the fields of commercial arbitration and its relevance in business law. The Online Certificate Program is taught by Professors Grigera-Naón and Perry Wallace. More

LL.M. International Arbitration Competition

March 6-7, 2015
This unique activity provides an opportunity for LL.M. students to compete
in an arbitration moot exercise. If you are interested in serving as an arbitrator, please send an email to arbitration@wcl.american.edu. More

Segunda Competencia de Arbitraje Internacional de Inversión

Abril 6 - 10, 2015, Bogotá, Colombia (Universidad Externado)
La Competencia tiene por finalidad fomentar el estudio de la solución de controversias relativas a inversiones mediante el arbitraje internacional, a través de la simulación de un proceso arbitral y el uso de un caso hipotético.  La Competencia en todas sus etapas se llevará a cabo en idioma español. More

International Arbitration Summer Program

May 26 - June 12, 2015
The Summer Program is a venue for total immersion into the realm of International Commercial Arbitration provided in an intense three-week format that offers practitioners with limited time the chance to develop their skills and gain practical experience.  Courses are also open to JD and LLM students from U.S. law schools. More

Past Events

Eighth Annual Lecture on International Commercial Arbitration: Do States Draft their BITs and FTAs with Sufficient Clarity? An Arbitrator’s View Point.
November 18 , 2013.
The 2013 Lecture was presented by Bernard Hanotiau, Partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels. Webcast will be available soon More

Symposium: Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration
November 7, 2013, Washington, D.C.

Leading practitioners and academics analyzed salient issues in BIT and ICSID arbitration and current developments in international commercial arbitration in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and East Asia.

Speakers included: Yas Banifatemi, Shearman & Sterling LLP; Chiann Bao, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Marinn Carlson, Sidley Austin LLP; Abby Cohen Smutny, White & Case LLP; Antonio Crivellaro, Bonelli Erede Pappalardo; Nayla Comair-Obeid, Obeid Law Firm; Horacio A. Grigera Naón, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, WCL; Jean Kalicki, Arnold & Porter; Mark Kantor, Independent Arbitrator; Joongi Kim, Yonsei Law School; Julian Lew QC, 20 Essex Street; Adrián Magallanes, Von Wobeser Sierra; José Emilio Nunez Pinto, Jose Emilio Nunes Pinto Advogados; Sirilal Perera; WCL; David Snyder, WCL; Dan Tan, Dan Tan Law; Perry Wallace, WCL; and Anne Marie Whitesell, Dechert LLP. The Symposium was sponsored by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM-CCBC). More

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