Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Intl Commercial Arbitration (LAW-789-001)
Horacio Grigera-Naon, Claudia Frutos-Peterson

Meets: 09:00 AM - 11:50 AM (M)

Enrolled: 17 / Limit: 40

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Analysis of the practical legal problems that arise in the arbitration of international commercial disputes. Drafting of arbitration agreements, selection of arbitral procedures and forums, and enforcement of arbitral awards as they arise under both domestic law (in U.S. and other major arbitration forums) and international law.

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A four volume reading. No additional textbook is required. The course packet contains all required readings.

First Class Readings

Class 1

What Is Arbitration?: Other Dispute Resolution Options; History and Evolution of International Commercial Arbitration; Meaning of “Commercial”; Meaning of “International”

1. Lew, Mistelis Kröll, Chapter 1 (¶¶ 1-1 – 1-54), Chapter 2 (¶¶ 2-4 – 2-49), Chapter 4 (¶¶ 4-1 – 4-59).

2. Article 1 Model Law

3. Article 1504 French Statute

4. All Union Export-Import Assoc. Sojuznefteexport v. JOC Oil Ltd.

5. Prima Paint Corp. v. Flood & Conklin Manufacturing Co.


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