Careers in Arbitration

Careers in Arbitration

03 Apr, 2019

Alumni María Julia Milesi, Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Charles (Chip) Rosenberg, Caunsel at King & Spalding LLP, will provided important guidance for students looking to enter this growing field of dispute resolution. This event is part of the International Suite Talks organized by the International & Comparative Legal Studies. 

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Arbitrating Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims

Arbitrating Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims

28 Mar, 2019

This conference has been organized to welcome the participants of the VIII LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition.

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Thirteenth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture

Thirteenth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture

26 Mar, 2019

The Annual Lecture series brings prominent leaders in international commercial arbitration to discuss pertinent issues before the Washington College of Law and Washington, DC legal community.

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International Arbitration: Friend or Foe of Corporations

International Arbitration: Friend or Foe of Corporations

03 Mar, 2019

Organized by American University Business Law Review, this symposium will discuss topics related to International Arbitration, aimed to bring the corporate and legal fields together in a discussion that is highly beneficial to both sides. Please join us! Registration is free but required – 2 CLE Credits will be applied for – cost is $110.

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Handling Allegations of Corruption in International Arbitration and judicial Dispute Resolution

Handling Allegations of Corruption in International Arbitration and judicial Dispute Resolution

13 Feb, 2019

This discussion is timely as in practice more and more parties attempt to reject the jurisdiction of courts of justice and arbitral tribunals on the ground that the contract at issue is tainted by corruption. This type of allegations have an impact on the admissibility of claims as well as on the merits. They also pose important questions on international and domestic public policy and the relationship of civil or private adjudication with the criminal justice system.

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The Confidentiality-Transparency Spectrum In International Arbitration: Where Do You Stand?

The Confidentiality-Transparency Spectrum In International Arbitration: Where Do You Stand?

07 Feb, 2019

On February  7, 2019,  from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room N101, young practitioners will discuss the Confidentiality-Transparency Spectrum. Speakers include: Álvaro Awad, Partner, Contreras Velozo from Chile; Javier Jaramillo, Senior Associate, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Ecuador; and Francisco Sepúlveda, Senior Associate, Sepúlveda Figueroa in Chile and LLM Candidate at AUWCL.  Pizza will be served. Registration is not required. 

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International Dispute Resolution Involving States: Key Decisions in 2018

International Dispute Resolution Involving States: Key Decisions in 2018

15 Jan, 2019

Distinguished academics, arbitrators and practitioners will discuss the most relevant decisions involving disputes between States and investors and States. Speakers include: Rebecca Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Law, WCL; Padideh Ala’I, Professor of Law & Faculty Director, ILSP, WCL;  Claudio Grossman, Professor of Law & Dean Emeritus, WCL; Lucinda Low, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; Hernán Salinas Burgos, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Chile to the OAS; Nigel Blackaby, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Kenneth Juan Figueroa, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP; and Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Managing Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. This event is free and open to the public. Please register at https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration 

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Seminar: Introduction to International Commercial & Investment Arbitration

Seminar: Introduction to International Commercial & Investment Arbitration

27 Sep, 2018

This seminar will present an introduction to commercial and investment arbitration.  This event is organized for a group of Italian attorneys who are participating in an exchange organized by the Amerigo Association.  Amerigo is an Italian association that aims at establishing a network of Italian alumni in the US, easing partnerships with the academia, Governments and the business sector.

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Mediation in Transnational Arbitration

Solutions Without Borders: Transnational Mediation and Arbitration

20 Sep, 2018

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. ET, American University Washington College of Law Center on International Commercial Arbitration and CPR Institute will co-organize a half-day symposium on Mediation in Transnational Arbitration. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. 

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Mesa de diálogo sobre controversias internacionales entre Estados y particulares

Mesa de diálogo sobre controversias internacionales entre Estados y particulares

14 Jun, 2018

Esta mesa diálogo organizada por la Sección de Promoción y Capacitación de la CIDH y Centro de Arbitraje Comercial Internacional de American University Washington College of Law. La misma tiene por fin ofrecer un foro de diálogo sobre la perspectiva de los Estados en mediaciones y resolución de disputas internacionales, la perspectiva de usuarios particulares de sistemas internacionales de facilitación en negociaciones con Estados y los retos y oportunidades de los sistemas de facilitación internacional de disputas entre Estados y particulares. No se requiere registro. 

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