Intro Prac Intl Comm Arb (LAW-789S-E001)
This class will be taught online. via Zoom. The block of time listed here will be the maximum amount of live session meeting time expected of you and may be decreased to the extent of asynchronous material added.
This is a one-credit 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 arbitration tribunal, and regulation of the arbitration process and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Readings will be available in MyWCL. No other materials are required. They will be available the first week of May. We can also send you the first class readings via email. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to interested students taking 3 arbitration summer courses. Exam information is available at https://www.wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/arbitration/summer-program/exams/
First Class Readings
Lew, Mistelis Kröll, Chapter 1 (paras. 1-1 – 1-54), Chapter 2 (paras. 2-4 – 2-41), Chapter 4 (paras. 4-1 – 4-45); Born, Volume I, Chapter 1, pages 70- 97, 203-217 and Chapter 2, pages 297-327;
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