Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

November 14, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Yuma Building - Terrace Level - Claudio Grossman Hall, Room YT01-01


The Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration is organized biannually by the Center on International Commercial Arbitration with the purpose of presenting a global perspective of current developments in international arbitration throughout the world. The symposium hosts prominent speakers and generates a dialogue for salient issues in BIT and ICSID arbitration, as well as current developments in international commercial arbitration in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia.



Speakers include:

David J. A. Cairns, Partner, Cremades y Asociados, Madrid

Fernando Cantuarias, Dean, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima

Marcelo Ferro, Partner, Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide (FCDG), Rio de Janeiro

Timothy Foden, Of Counsel, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, London

Susan Franck, Professor of Law, WCL

Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Managing Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

José Manuel García Represa, Partner, Dechert, Paris

Horacio A. Grigera Naón, Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, WCL

Mark Kantor, Independent Arbitrator, Washington D.C.

Andrea Menaker, Partner, White & Case, Washington D.C.

Ucheora Onwuamaegbu, Internatinoal Attorney, Arent Fox

Sir Vivian Ramsey, International Arbitrator and Judge, Singapore International Commercial Court

Sundra Rajoo, Director, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration

María Rubert, Partner, United Advocates, Dubai

David Snyder, Professor of Law & Director, Business Law Program, WCL

Jeff Sullivan, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, London

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena, Special Legal Consultant, Clifford Chance, Washington D.C.


The event is free and open to the public. However, registration is required. A light lunch will be provided.

CLE credit will be applied for as requested. CLE price $$ to be confirmed


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CLE Registration Fee TBC

WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – No Charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)


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