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Why is Investment Arbitration So Expensive? A Groundbreaking Study Reveals Why and Suggests Possible Solutions

Why is Investment Arbitration So Expensive? A Groundbreaking Study Reveals Why and Suggests Possible Solutions

Costs are among the issues that the critics of international arbitration allege to justify the need to reform it. However, cognitive illusions and unfounded intuition can wreak havoc without understanding the real state of play. The field of investment arbitration is fraught with challenges, as there are many deeply held beliefs while access to objective data to test assumptions is very limited.

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13th International Commercial Arbitration Lecture: Balance and Proportionality in International Arbitration: Connecting the How to the Why

13th International Commercial Arbitration Lecture: Balance and Proportionality in International Arbitration: Connecting the How to the Why

March 26, 2019 | Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom

The American University Washington College of Law's Thirteenth Annual Lecture on International Commercial Arbitration: Balance and Proportionality in International Arbitration: Connecting the How to the Why is presented by William (Rusty) Park, Professor of Law at Boston University.

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Professor Susan Franck Creates and is Featured at Conference on Diversity and Inclusion in International Arbitration

Professor Susan Franck Creates and is Featured at Conference on Diversity and Inclusion in International Arbitration

AUWCL Professor Susan Franck, chair of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Academic Council, helped create and will be the final speaker at the ITA’s  conference on “Diversity and Inclusion in International Arbitration" Wednesday, April 4.

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ADR Honor Society Has an Outstanding Showing at Mediation Tournament in Bhopal, India

ADR Honor Society Has an Outstanding Showing at Mediation Tournament in Bhopal, India

AUWCL Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society placed second overall in both the mediation and advocate-client categories, a wonderful result in a field of 32 teams. AUWCL was the only team in the competition to qualify for the final round in both categories.

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ADR Honor Society Places Second in Negotiation & Third Overall in FINRA Securities Competitions

ADR Honor Society Places Second in Negotiation & Third Overall in FINRA Securities Competitions

The AUWCL Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society won Second Place in Negotiation & Third Overall at the 9th Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon hosted by St. John's University School of Law on October 13-14, 2017.

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