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Tenth Annual Seminar
International Commercial Arbitration

How to Handle Oil and Gas Industry Cases
October 23 - 25, 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This three-day intensive seminar based on a mock arbitration case will provide critical skills and practical insight into handling Oil and Gas industry cases principally from the perspective of the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration.

This exclusive seminar has been developed to help private practitioners and in-house counsel meet the challenges of this exciting practice area. At this three-day seminar, a group of distinguished experts will teach participants the skills, strategies, and tactics to successfully handle, either as counsel or arbitrator, oil and gas industry cases using interactive lectures and mock arbitration exercises.

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The seminar will discuss:

  • the preparation and filing of an arbitration request;
  • the answer to a request for arbitration;
  • the organization of arbitral proceedings;
  • the production of evidence;
  • how to conduct an arbitral hearing; and,
  • the making of an arbitral award.

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Current law students are also eligible to participate.

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International Participants

Please note that nationals of the United States, Canada, and Australia require a visa to visit Brazil. The visa must be obtained in advance from the Brazilian Embassy or a consulate nearest to your place of residence. There are no "airport visas" and immigration authorities will refuse entry to Brazil to anyone not possessing a valid visa..

For more details, review the program schedule and CLE credit information.
Online registration
is available subject to space availability until October 22, 2013 subject to space availability.

For additional information:
arbitration@wcl.american.edu or (202) 274-4321