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Sixth Annual Seminar on International Commercial Arbitration
How to Handle a BIT Arbitration

Washington, DC
October 27- 30, 2008
Earn up to 22 CLE credits (26 if NY)







This four-day intensive seminar based on a mock arbitration case will provide critical skills and practical insight into handling BIT arbitration cases primarily under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The faculty, composed of leading practitioners in the field, will draw upon their experience as arbitrators and litigators to give detailed practical guidance on the various stages of the arbitration, including: preliminary steps in ICSID Arbitration; preparatory conference and arbitral procedure; the arbitration request; the answer to the arbitration request; selection and rights and duties of arbitrators; evidentiary issues; the arbitral award; and enforcement of arbitral awards. Through dynamic interactive lectures and scenario-based exercises, participants will have the opportunity to work in small groups in constant debate with international experts and will be taught skills, strategies, and tactics for successfully conducting a BIT arbitration.

The International Commercial Arbitration Program has developed an intensive annual seminar designed to provide insights for handling arbitration cases and training legal practitioners to manage cases effectively in an international context. The seminar was conceptualized in collaboration with our co-sponsoring institutions, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); the American Arbitration Association; and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes.

CLE credit is available (22 CLE credits or 26 if NY).

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For additional information, please contact:
International Commercial Arbitration Program
(202) 274-4321