Introduction to the Practice of International Commercial Arbitration (LAW-789S-001)
Monique Sasson, Laurence Shore
Meets from 5/30 - 6/2. Students may earn academic credit for up to two credits per week in the summer semester (excluding full semester courses). This course counts toward the two credit per week limit. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a one-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 arbitration tribunal, and regulation of the arbitration process and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Textbooks and Other Materials
Class materials will be available two weeks before the class starts through MyWCL at https://my.wcl.american.edu Exam information available at https://www.wcl.american.edu/arbitration/examinfo09.cfm
First Class Readings
Exam information available at https://www.wcl.american.edu/arbitration/examinfo09.cfm