Introduction to the Practice of International Arbitration (LAW-789S-001)
Chip Rosenberg, Timothy Foden
Readings will be available in Canvas May 15, 2022. A Certificate will be awarded to students who take 3 credits of arbitration summer courses. Take-home Exam. Students may download the 24-hour take-home exam from June 16 to July 20, 2022 using MyWCL or Canvas. For more information, please see: https://www.wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/arbitration/summer-program/exams/
The first part of the course (theory) will be taught by Gretta Walters. The second half by Chip Rosenberg and Tim Foden. This segment will cover expert witnesses, cross-examination. This is a two-credit course offered in the context of the International Arbitration Summer Session. The course will provide 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, jurisdiction and role of the arbitral tribunal, and regulation of the arbitration process and enforcement of arbitral awards. The theoretical component of the course is complemented with practical drafting exercises and mock arbitration sessions.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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All readings will be available in Canvas May 15, 2022.
First Class Readings
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