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Intro to the Practice of Intl Commercial Arbitration (LAW-789S-001)
Shore, Sasson

Meets: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM (TWThF) - Room 503

Enrolled: 10 / Limit: 25


Meets 5/27-5/30 2-5PM


Provides a general overview of international commercial arbitration focusing on the following key issues: general explanation of the different institutions and rules of arbitration, institutional and ad-hoc arbitration, when to arbitrate and when to litigate, how to draft an arbitration clause. For Academic Credit: Students must take a final take home exam, available the day after the last class of the course has taken place. The exam will be available online until Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (5:00pm DC Time) at MyWCL.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Class materials will be available as soon as MyWCL is ready for summer courses (around mid may). If you would like to hava access to the class material earlier please send an email to or call Susana Castiglione at 202-460-6652. This course is part of the International Arbitration Summer Program and a certificate of attendace will be provided. Luncheons and networking activities provide participants with the opportunity to exchange information and interact with their peers and expert instructors. If you have any questions please send an email to

First Class Readings

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