19 November 2019 - 22 November 2019
New York, United States New York's inaugural Arbitration Week will bring together arbitration advocates, neutrals and academics from New York, the Americas and the broader international community, to share information and insights on the latest developments, to promote professional development, and to provide an opportunity for networking at the start of New York's most festive season. HIGHLIGHTS: * An in-depth program on the newly-released Restatement of the US Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration led by the Reporter, Professor George A. Bermann, Columbia Law School, and including the Associate Reporters and leading Advisers to the decade-long project; * NY Arbitration Week Dinner; * The Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation; * Social and networking events in a variety of New York venues. Visit the website for a complete overview.
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20 November 2019
Singapore The 2019 Energy Charter Treaty Forum will be held in Singapore on 20 November 2019, hosted by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) with the support of the Ministry of Law of Singapore and the SIAC. The PCA is a co-sponsoring institution of the Energy Charter Treaty Forum, together with the Energy Charter Secretariat, the ICSID, and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. The theme of the forum is "The Promise of Arbitration - Enhancing International Peace, Cooperation, and Sustainability through Dispute Settlement". Panel discussions topics include: Disputes Management by States: The Energy Charter Conference's Model Instrument in Practice; Asian Infrastructure Investments: Exploring the Potential for Treaty-Based and Contract-Based Arbitration; Emerging Fields for Inter-State Arbitration, Mediation, and Conciliation of Energy & Natural Resources Disputes; and Stakeholder Involvement in Energy & Natural Resources Disputes: Forms and Forums of Participation.
CCSI: A New Player in the Global Network of Investment Agreements: Brazil's Experience - Abrão Miguel Árabe Neto21 November 2019
New York City, New York, USA Abrão Miguel Árabe Neto (Executive Vice President, Amcham Brasil) Time: 12:10-1pm. The "Fall 2019 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series" is Moderated by Grant Hanessian (Baker McKenzie), Maria Chedid (Arnold & Porter), and Kabir Duggal (Arnold & Porter).
The 14th Annual Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation - Key Issues in International Commercial and Treaty Arbitration22 November 2019
New York, United States KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Julian D M Lew QC "Meeting the Challenges for the Next Stage of International Arbitration". TOPICS: * Conversation with Meg Kinnear; * What Are International Arbitral Institutions Focusing on Today?; * Hot Tubbing Experts: A Good Idea? And if so, How Should it be Done?; * Contract Interpretation in International Arbitration: Is There a Common Law-Civil Law Divide that Matters?; * Economic Issues in International Arbitration: A Primer for Counsel and Arbitrators. Conference Co-Chairs: Benno Kimmelman and Edna Sussman.
28 November 2019
London, United Kingdom The Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention has been designed to gather members of the judiciary, together with a distinguished group of ADR experts, to engage in a high-level discussion of selected topics in the areas of arbitration, mediation and construction adjudication.
29 November 2019
Milan, Italy The must-attend event to discuss the hot topics of the arbitration panorama has now reached its 10th edition! As every year, this training event will involve internationally renowned speakers, as well as an audience of more than 100 participants coming from over 15 Countries. Save the date!
2 December 2019 - 6 December 2019
Washington, D.C., USA This course teaches lawyers, and other professionals, such as international investors (whether companies or individuals), as well as government officials how to draft, negotiate and interpret bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and investment chapters of free trade agreements, and how to resolve disputes arising from them, including the valuation of damages and enforcement of arbitral awards. The use of BITs has exploded in recent years, with almost 3,000 such treaties in effect. This course provides the participants with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles applied in Investor-State arbitration. Course Advisors: Ian A. Laird; Dr. Borzu Sabahi
2 December 2019 - 13 December 2019
Washington, D.C., USA The use of investment treaties - including bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and free trade agreements (FTAs) - has exploded in recent years. Almost 3000 such treaties are in effect. Foreign investors have used BITs to initiate hundreds of international arbitration disputes against host governments with amounts ranging from a few million to several billion dollars in connection with foreign investments. This seminar teaches participants how to draft, negotiate, and interpret international investment treaties and also how to prevent and resolve disputes arising from them. Additionally, it includes advanced instruction in how and when international arbitration proceedings are initiated against nations that violate international treaties. Course Advisors: Ian A. Laird; Dr. Borzu Sabahi
CCSI: Legal Barriers to Deep Decarbonization Through Nationalization and Options to Overcome Them - Kyla Tienharra5 December 2019
New York City, New York, USA Kyla Tienharra (Canada Research Chair in Economy & Environment; Assistant Professor, Queen's University) Time: 12:10-1pm. The "Fall 2019 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series" is Moderated by Grant Hanessian (Baker McKenzie), Maria Chedid (Arnold & Porter), and Kabir Duggal (Arnold & Porter).
Casablanca Arbitration Days 2019: Investing and Doing Business in Africa: Is Arbitration Contributing to the Revolution?5 December 2019 - 6 December 2019
Casablanca, Morocco The Casablanca Arbitration Days offers an opportunity to engage in topical issues-such as investment protection mechanisms in Africa, the importance of regional economic communities, considerations relating to Chinese investment on the continent, the pros and cons of the proliferation of arbitration institutions and an update on Moroccan arbitration law- with some of the world's leading arbitration experts to provide pertinent insight into Africa's changing and challenging investment landscape. PANELS: * The economic perspective: who is investing in Africa, how and why?; * Mechanisms for protecting investments in Africa; * Regional economic communities; * Chinese investments; * Update on Moroccan arbitration law: what improvements have there been and what improvements are still needed? DEBATE: "Proliferation of Arbitral Institutions in Africa: for better or for worse?"
6 December 2019 - 8 December 2019
New Delhi, India SCL is the world's most prestigious construction law multidisciplinary body headquartered at London, having it branches all across the globe and CIArb is 103 years old organization, headquartered at London catering to the development of arbitration having its branches in all parts of world. This conference will have gathering of various office bearers of these two organisations. We therefore invite you to be a part of this 3-day international conference and we look forward to your attendance.
7 December 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom A unique and intellectually stimulating practical insight into the field of international commercial arbitration. Directed by Julio César Betancourt PhD. Tuition Fee: £285. More information to follow.
30 January 2020
London, United Kingdom KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR 2020: Meg Kinnear, Secretary General of ICSID. (detailed programme & speakers will be announced soon) Starting in 2015 with a very successful inaugural conference in London, EFILA has organized a similarly outstanding conference in Paris (2016), London (2018, and 2019). The 2020 conference continues the Annual Conference Series of EFILA. These conferences bring together the most experienced and outstanding experts in international investment law and arbitration from practice, academia and international arbitration institutions.
27 March 2020 - 29 March 2020
São Paulo, Brazil As the only international mediation competition held in Latin America, the CPR International Mediation Competition is a unique opportunity for students to learn and practice mediation and negotiation skills through the role-playing of a mediation problem drafted by experienced mediators and practitioners. The competition convenes students and distinguished ADR professionals from around the globe providing exceptional networking opportunities. Pre-registration is open until November 15, 2019
3 April 2020 - 4 April 2020
Bern, Switzerland [DEADLINE for abstracts: 15 December 2019] This workshop will focus on economic and legal analysis of commercial development of space (basically the economics and governance of business in space). We are interested in a range of topics including dispute settlement and arbitration (see call for papers for a list of possible topics). The goal of the workshop is twofold. The first goal is to identify promising areas for future research, along the lines outlined above. We are interested in the cross-disciplinary mix of economics, law, political science, and applied science. The second goal is to enlist interested researchers in setting up a research and workshop agenda and loose organizational/coordinating structure based on the areas identified.
11 June 2020 - 12 June 2020
Riga, Latvia * TOPICS: Arbitration in transport related disputes; IT law and arbitration; Third party financing in central- and eastern Europe. * FOCUS COUNTRIES: Israel, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Ukraine. * PRESENTATIONS BY: Jennifer Kirby, Dr. Dorothee Ruckteschler, Prof. Siegfried Elsing. More information to follow.
Note: a list of prior events can be found here.