Summer 2019 Course Schedule

Investor-State Arbitration (LAW-972S-002)
Stanimir Alexandrov, Jennifer Haworth McCandless

Meets: 06:00 PM - 09:10 PM (MTuWTh) - Yuma - Room Y115

Enrolled: 1 / Limit: 22

Administrator Access


This course is part of the Arbitration Summer Courses. Exam: The exam is a 24-hour take-home test. Students may download the exams the day after the last class of the course has taken place. The exam will be available online until July 15, 2019 (5:00pm DC Time) at MyWCL. Participants are not required to stay in DC to submit the exam. Paper Option: Professors are generally open to accept a written paper in lieu of the exam. If interested in this option, please send an email to Certificate: Student Participants must take at least 3 seminars to receive a certificate of completion. Please search the courses under “type” ICA or go to Registration: No special application is required for WCL students. Please enroll through your account. Registration will open at the end of March, 2019. Contact Information: (202) 274-4321 | | Suite Y360 A


Investor-State Arbitration, Current Developments is a one-credit course offered in the context of the International Arbitration Summer Session. The course provides an overview of arbitration under investment treaties and other instruments of consent, with a particular emphasis on ICSID arbitration. The course will also address “hot topics” in Investor-State Arbitration including transparency and third party participation, parallel proceedings, annulment proceedings and proposals for appeal mechanisms, enforcement of awards, and the recent backlash against investor-State arbitration and proposals for reform.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Class Materials: Class materials are posted in MyWCL after spring courses end. The Center provides class materials in an electronic format two weeks before the session begins. Please send an email to for more information.

First Class Readings

Not available at this time.