Jul 12 Thu
2018

SIEL 6th Biennial Global Conference: "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times"

All Day Washington College of Law

The 6th Biennial Global Conference of the Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) is hosted by SIEL and AUWCL in Washington DC, July 12-14, 2018. 

The Conference Theme is "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times". Compelling issues such as the tension between global liberalism vs. state sovereignty in international investment and trade, the uncertainties of monetary law resulting from the unresolved global financial and debt crises, the break down of political consensus in states that traditionally supported free trade, will be at the heart of this Conference.

The Conference is expected to attract attendance of 350 members and others, including scholars, US and foreign government officials, diplomats, practitioners, business community representatives and students. 

SIEL is the world's only global scholarly society in international economic law.  

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Jul 12 Thu
2018

Hong Kong's Role in the Golden era of International Arbitration

02:00PM - 03:30PM Washington College of Law

 

On July 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Room NT07, Hong Kong’s Secretary of Justice and international arbitrator Ms. Teresa Cheng will speak on the role of Hong Kong in the Golden era of International Arbitration.

 

Ms. Cheng will speak at WCL as part of her first official visit to the U.S. since her appointment as the Secretary for Justice in January, 2018. During this visit, Ms. Cheng will also deliver the plenary keynote at the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Biennial Conference to be held at the American University Washington College of Law on July 14.

Ms. Cheng was a senior counsel in private practice prior to the appointment. She is also a chartered engineer, chartered arbitrator and accredited mediator. She was frequently engaged as arbitrator or counsel in complex international commercial or investment disputes. Ms. Cheng was one of the founders and Chairman of the Asian Academy of International Law. She is a Past Vice President of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration, Past Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and Past Chairperson of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. In 2008, she became the first Asian woman elected through a global election as President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She served as Deputy Judge / Recorder in the Court of First Instance of the High Court of Hong Kong from 2011 to 2017. She is a member of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Panel of Arbitrators, and was a member of the World Bank's Sanctions Board.

The event is free and open to the public. Please register at https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration

  • Lecture
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Jul 13 Fri
2018

SIEL 6th Biennial Global Conference: "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times"

All Day Washington College of Law

The 6th Biennial Global Conference of the Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) is hosted by SIEL and AUWCL in Washington DC, July 12-14, 2018. 

The Conference Theme is "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times". Compelling issues such as the tension between global liberalism vs. state sovereignty in international investment and trade, the uncertainties of monetary law resulting from the unresolved global financial and debt crises, the break down of political consensus in states that traditionally supported free trade, will be at the heart of this Conference.

The Conference is expected to attract attendance of 350 members and others, including scholars, US and foreign government officials, diplomats, practitioners, business community representatives and students. 

SIEL is the world's only global scholarly society in international economic law.  

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Jul 14 Sat
2018

SIEL 6th Biennial Global Conference: "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times"

All Day Washington College of Law

The 6th Biennial Global Conference of the Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) is hosted by SIEL and AUWCL in Washington DC, July 12-14, 2018. 

The Conference Theme is "International Economic Law in Unsettling Times". Compelling issues such as the tension between global liberalism vs. state sovereignty in international investment and trade, the uncertainties of monetary law resulting from the unresolved global financial and debt crises, the break down of political consensus in states that traditionally supported free trade, will be at the heart of this Conference.

The Conference is expected to attract attendance of 350 members and others, including scholars, US and foreign government officials, diplomats, practitioners, business community representatives and students. 

SIEL is the world's only global scholarly society in international economic law.  

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Aug 07 Tue
2018

Miami Alumni Happy Hour

06:30PM - 08:30PM Miami, FL

 Join your fellow WCL Alumni for a happy hour!

American Social
690 SW 1st Court
Miami, Florida 33130

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6:30p - 8:30p

Free drinks, appetizers, and conversation!

  • Reception
  • Open To Alumni