Conference and Book Presentation: Beyond Text: Applying 'General Principles of Law' to International Disputes.

Conference and Book Presentation: Beyond Text: Applying 'General Principles of Law' to International Disputes.

31 May, 2018

This luncheon panel brought together a leading international arbitrator, practitioner, and scholar to discuss the influential (and sometimes controversial) role of "general principles of law" in international dispute resolution. Speakers include: Jean Kalicki, Nigel Blackaby and Susan Franck. Authors: Charles Kotuby Jr. and Luke Sobota.

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Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

14 Nov, 2017

Spanning a diverse array of industries and practiced across varied legal systems, international commercial arbitration has wide reaching implications as it helps to create the foundation in which international transactions can thrive. The Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration is organized biennially by the Center on International Commercial Arbitration with the purpose of presenting a global perspective of current developments in international arbitration throughout the world.

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Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

26 Oct, 2017

The Washington College of Law (WCL) and our internationally-recognized Center on International Commercial Arbitration is delighted to partner with the ITA and offer the first of its kind programming in the United States, namely a forum for a series of interviews with the world’s most prestigious international arbitrators.

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Careers in International Arbitration: The Role of International Courts, Institutions, and Tribunals

Careers in International Arbitration: The Role of International Courts, Institutions, and Tribunals

11 Oct, 2017

Event organized by the Washington College of law International Trade & Investment law Society and ICC – YAF.

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Admissibility Claims in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Admissibility Claims in Investment Treaty Arbitration

10 Oct, 2017

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Saar Pauker, Visiting Scholar at WCL, faculty member from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and partner at the Israel based firm, Herzog, Fox & Neeman in their litigation and dispute resolution department.

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The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators

The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators

19 Sep, 2017

Papers published in "The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals". The event is co-organized with Universidad Externado (Colombia) and Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain).  Speakers include: José Manuel Álvarez Zárate, Esternado University; Bjorn Arp, WCL; Perry S. Bechky, Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe LLP; Andrea Bjorklund,  McGill University; Nigel Blackaby, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kathleen Claussen, University of Miami School of Law; Valentino Desilvestro,  World Trade Institute; Katia Fach Gómez, Professor at University of Zaragoza; Susan D. Franck, WCL; Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP; Chiara Giorgetti, University of Richmond;  Horacio Grigera Naón, WCL;  Álvaro Galindo, Dechert LLP; Chiara Giorgetti, University of Richmond; Michelle Grando, White & Case LLP; Karsten Nowrot, Hamburg Universit; Joshua Karton, Queen’s University; David L Earnest, Shearman & Sterling; Kate Parlett, 20 Essex St, London; Rodrigo Polanco, World Trade Institute; Constantinos Salonidis, Foley Hoag LL; Elsa Sardinha, University of Singapore; Fernando Dias Simões, University of Macau; Emily Sipiorski, Hamburg University  Catharine Titi, University of Burgundy; Diana Tsutieva, Foley Hoag LLP; and Anne Marie Whitesell, Georgetown University Law Center.

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Investor-State Mediation: Perspectives from States, Mediators & Practitioners

Investor-State Mediation: Perspectives from States, Mediators & Practitioners

15 Jun, 2017

Co-organized with ICSID & WCL. This program covered the context and framework of investor-State dispute settlement, considerations specific to investor-State mediation, intercultural competency, conflict management strategies, and ethical challenges, among other topics.

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China Arbitration Day: Salient Issues in International Arbitration in China

China Arbitration Day: Salient Issues in International Arbitration in China

10 Apr, 2017

The conference was co-organized with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), and the Asia Office of the ICC Court of Arbitration. Speakers include.

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Arbitration under Joint Operating Agreements in the Energy Sector

Arbitration under Joint Operating Agreements in the Energy Sector

23 Mar, 2017

Speakers included Ben Love, Senior Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, New York; Mark Kantor, Independent Arbitrator, Washington; and George T. Shipley, Partner, Shipley Snell Montgomery, Houston.

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Investment & Commercial Arbitration: An International Arbitrator's Point of View

Investment & Commercial Arbitration: An International Arbitrator's Point of View

28 Feb, 2017

The Washington College of Law was founded by women in 1896, at a time when women were generally excluded from the legal profession. These pioneering founders recognized the important role women could play in the legal field.  To honor their legacy, Professor Brigitte Stern, Emeritus Professor of International Law at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne delivered the lecture.

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