International Commercial Arbitration in the Americas:
Procedural, Evidentiary and Current Issues
March 4, 2009

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


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The conference is free and open to the public, however, registration is required.
3 CLE Credits will be applied for - $45


American University Washington College of Law
International Arbitration Program

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Inter-American Bar Association

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Program Agenda

9:00 - 9:15am Opening Remarks
  • HORACIO GRIGERA NAON, Director, International Arbitration Program, Washington
  • JOHN H. ROONEY, Chair, International Arbitration Law Committee, Inter-American Bar Association and Partner, Shutts & Bowen LLP, Miami
9:15 - 10:15am PANEL 1: Procedural and Evidentiary Issues in Latin American Arbitration Cases
10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30 - 11:30am PANEL 2: Analysis of Recent Arbitration Cases in Latin America
  • Moderator: HENRY SAINT DAHL, Council Member, Inter-American Bar Association, Washington
  • LUIS ALFREDO ARAQUE, Partner, Araque Reyna Sosa Viso & Pittier, Caracas
  • RAUL R. HERRERA, Partner, Arnold & Porter, Washington
  • JOHN H. ROONEY, Chair, International Arbitration Law Committee, Inter-American Bar Association; Partner, Shutts & Bowen LLP, Miami
11:30am - 12:30pm PANEL 3: Current Issues in International Commercial Arbitration in USA and Canada
  • Moderator: LORENA PEREZ, Council Member and Vice Chair, International Arbitration Law Committee, IABA, Washington
  • JAY L. ALEXANDER, Partner, Baker Botts LLP, Washington
  • LUCINDA A. LOW, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington
  • LUIS MARTINEZ, Vice President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, American Arbitration Association, New York
12:30 - 1:30pm Luncheon



The conference is free and open to the public, however, registration is required.