Events

Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

14 Nov, 2017

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.

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Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade

Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade

08 Nov, 2017

This lecture, now in its second year, is part of the Wenger Lecture Series on International Trade funded by the Henry E. & Consuelo S. Wenger Foundation. This endowment by the family of a WCL alum aims exclusively to promote study and research of international trade law, as well as to train young international trade lawyers. The 2017 Second Wenger Annual Lecture on Trade will feature the esteemed speaker Ambassador Alan Wolff, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Forced Labor Trafficking Panel

Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Forced Labor Trafficking Panel

07 Nov, 2017

Come lunch and learn with the experts on the intersectionality between vulnerable populations, migration, human trafficking, and forced labor in a global economy. Forced labor refers to situations in which persons are coerced to work through the use of violence or intimidation, or by more subtle means such as accumulated debt, retention of identity papers or threats of denunciation to immigration authorities. http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/forced-labour/news/WCMS_237569/lang--en/index.htm. 

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NAFTA and the Digital Environment: Distinguished Lecture and Networking Reception

NAFTA and the Digital Environment: Distinguished Lecture and Networking Reception

30 Oct, 2017

Join University of Ottawa Law Professor and leading trade commentator, Michael Geist, as he examines what a positive, balanced agenda for the digital environment looks like in NAFTA and how it can be achieved.

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2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law

2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law

26 Oct, 2017

The proposed general theme seeks to compare political, market and social institutions to address private and public law conflicts in societies that fall under either a faith-based or a non-faith based legal tradition.

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Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

26 Oct, 2017

In 2012, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) launched Preserving Perspectives, an effort to record the oral histories of the leading and most influential arbitrators in the world to chronicle the evolution of modern international arbitration.

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XIII Symposium on International Trade

XIII Symposium on International Trade

17 Oct, 2017

The XIII Annual Symposium on International Trade will address current issues in a series of panels:  What is happening around the globe following the new mindset in Washington, including China, South American, and the EU;  the US is avoiding multilateral trade agreements, renegotiating NAFTA and engaging in one-to-one talks with specific trade partners, leveraging its own priorities: is the focus on bilateral agreements the answer?

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Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization

Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization

13 Oct, 2017

The Women and the Law Program are honored to present Daphna Hacker, author of Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization. Daphna will present the main themes of her new book, followed by comments from Professor Shalleck and Professor Polikoff. Q&A to follow.  

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International Law Abroad Table Talks

International Law Abroad Table Talks

11 Oct, 2017

Join us for a special enhanced International Suite Talk to learn about the many different options WCL offers to students who want to incorporate study abroad and international opportunities into their legal education.

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Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lectur

Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture

05 Oct, 2017

Brought to you by American University Washington College of Law (WCL) and sponsored by Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.  The lecture will be presented by Pierre Mayer, and  will be held Thursday, October 5, 2017 in the Paul Porter Conference Room (11th Floor).

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Language Volunteer Training

Language Volunteer Training

29 Sep, 2017

This training is for AUWCL students (JD and LLM candidates) interested in serving our clients who have limited English proficiency. We need all languages, not just Spanish. This is a great way to observe the Clinic's wide range of cases and to help Clinic students best serve their clients.

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The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators

The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators

19 Sep, 2017

This Symposium focuses on the duties, rights and powers of international arbitrators in investment arbitration disputes. Papers will be 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).

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The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

19 Sep, 2017

This Symposium will feature papers on the duties, rights and powers of international arbitrators in investment arbitration disputes. Paper will be published at The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals. Sponsors: AU- WCL, University Externado (Colombia) and University of Zaragoza (Spain).  

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