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Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration: Arbitration in Times of Economic Nationalism

 

November 14, 2019

 

The Center on International Commercial Arbitration is pleased to invite submissions for this Symposium.  This year's Symposium will discuss Arbitration in Times of Economic Nationalism in BIT and ICSID and in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia.

To submit a paper, the authors should email an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF containing an abstract of between 300 and 600 words to arbitration@wcl.american.edu. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2019. The authors of the selected proposals will be notified by Monday, September 2, 2019The final papers will be published as a hard copy in book format and in electronic format by the online journal Transnational Dispute Management (TDM), the media partner of this Symposium. Please click here to read more.

Additionally, selected authors will present an advance draft of their paper during the Symposium conference in Washington. D.C.  There is no cost to register for the conference but participants are responsible for securing their own funding for travel, lodging, and other incidental expenses. Read full call for papers! 

Authors will share the panel with an expert in the field who will act as chairs. Chairs include: 

Panel I
Susan Franck, Professor of Law, WCL - BIT and ICSID Arbitration.             

Panel II
Ariff, Partner, Dechert LLP - Europe.

Panel III
Jane Y. Willems, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing - (Asia and Africa).
Jingzhou Tao, Partner, Dechert LLP, Beijing.

Panel IV
Nigel Blackaby, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (America).

About the Symposium 

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 biannually by the Center on International Commercial Arbitration with the purpose of presenting a global perspective of current developments in international arbitration throughout the world. The symposium hosts prominent speakers and generates a dialogue for salient issues in BIT and ICSID arbitration, as well as current developments in international commercial arbitration in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia.

"The symposium generates a dialogue for salient issues in BIT and ICSID arbitration, as well as current developments in international commercial arbitration in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia."

Horacio A. Grigera Naón