Dear Friends of the Center on International Commercial Arbitration,

I am writing to let you know that we are receiving registrations for our Summer Program on international commercial arbitration which will take place May 27 - June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC.

The Summer Program was carefully designed with the idea of providing participants with a comprehensive understanding of how international commercial arbitration works.  The Session begins with general courses during the first week and continues with more specific issues. The Session also offers a practical seminar combining lectures and role play in order to provide students with a practical perspective. Luncheons and networking activities provide participants with the opportunity to exchange information and interact with their peers and expert instructors.

Course offerings in English include:

Courses in Spanish:

Faculty includes: Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP; Michael Evan Jaffe, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Jean Kalicki, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP; Louis B. Kimmelman, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP; Dana MacGrath, Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP; Jack McKay, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Fernando Mantilla-Serrano, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP; Leonardo Giacchino, Partner, Solutions Economics LLC; Horacio Grigera Naón, Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration; Monique Sasson, Co-Managing Editor, ITA Arbitration Report; Laurence Shore, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP; Richard E. Walck, Partner, Global Financial Analytics LLC; and Anne Marie Whitesell, Independent Arbitrator.

For more information, please visit the Center on International Commercial Arbitration website at, or contact Susana Castiglione by phone at 202-274-4321 or by e-mail at


Horacio A. Grigera Naón
Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration


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