2017 Events

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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Admissibility Claims in Investment Treaty Arbitration

09 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

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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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), Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, 601 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001. 

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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.

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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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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.

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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.  For decades, consumers, advocates and technology companies have been stuck in a defensive posture, criticizing more restrictive trade provisions and efforts to impose domestic reforms through trade negotiations.

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China Arbitration Day: Salient Issues in International Arbitration in China

April 10, 2017 presented by the Center on Commercial Arbitration

Eleventh Annual International Trade and Investment Law Society Distinguished Alumni Dinner, honoring Robert Novick, WCL ’83, Co-Managing Partner, Wilmer Hale.

April 6, 2017, presented by ITILS in collaboration with TID.

“Investment and Commercial Arbitration: An International Arbitrator’s Point of View,” featuring Professor Brigitte Stern, Emeritus Professor of International Law at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne and world-renowned arbitrator.

February 28, 2017, presented by Center on International Commercial Arbitration.

The Future of Trade Agreements under the Trump Administration

February 23, 2017, presented by ITILS, and TID Program