News and Events

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).

Read more
Sixth Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

Sixth Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

26 Oct, 2017

Professor Rebecca Tushnet will deliver the 6th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property, hosted by the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law.

Read more
NAFTA and the Digital Environment

NAFTA and the Digital Environment

30 Oct, 2017

The intellectual property and new digital trade chapters of the North American Free Trade Agreement are emerging as among the most contentious aspects of the NAFTA renegotiation.

Read more
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.

Read more
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, D,C., 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? Could renegotiations of trade agreements make them better for everybody? Should WTO rules be put aside?

Read more
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.

Read more
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. To register, please send an email to arbitration@wcl.american.edu

Read more
Trade & Investment 101

Trade & Investment 101

07 Oct, 2017

This workshop will offer participants mini crash courses in international trade, investment, and arbitration law. We will have practitioners from each respective field teaching the basics, as well as upper level students providing their insight on relevant courses and internships.

Read more
Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture

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. 

Read more
Upcoming 2018 Biannual Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)

Upcoming 2018 Biannual Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)

12 Jul, 2017

The SIEL (www.sielnet.org) is the premier organization directed to research and practice in the field of international economic law.  SIEL’s membership comprises up to 450 leading academics, practitioners, and government officials drawn from all parts of the globe.

Read more
Practice at the Court of International Trade

Practice at the Court of International Trade

14 Nov, 2016

Speaker: Judge Mark A. Barnett

Read more