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International Dispute Resolution


Speeches & Presentations

  • "Middle East North Africa Region: Mega Disputes, Expansion of International Arbitration Centers, and a Renewed Interest in Shariah Law as a Foundation of Applicable Law," World Arbitration Update (October 12, 2021). Moderator: Meagan T. Bachman.
  • "North America: The End of NAFTA Chapter 11 – Transition from NAFTA to USMCA, the Final NAFTA Legacy Disputes, and the Future of US-Mexico Investment Disputes," World Arbitration Update (October 11, 2021). Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "EPC vs. EPCM in Construction Projects: Limiting Costs, Assessing Risks, and Determining Contractor Involvement," Strafford Webinar Presenter: Joshua M. Lindsay.
  • "The GAR Interactive Debate," GAR Interactive: BITs (January 21, 2021). Judge and Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Infrastructure Disputes and Claims of Corruption in International Arbitration," Washington Arbitration Week - 1st Edition (December 3, 2020). Moderator: Ian A. Laird; Speaker: Meagan T. Bachman.
  • "Fossil Fuel, Clean Energy and the Environment in International Arbitration," Washington Arbitration Week - 1st Edition (December 2, 2020). Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Women in International Arbitration," Washington Arbitration Week - 1st Edition (November 30, 2020). Speaker: Ashley R. Riveira.
  • "Venezuela: ¿Una Jurisdicción Amistosa para el Arbitraje?" Venezuelan Arbitration Association (AVA) – VI Arbitration Summit (July 20, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "Cross-Border Digital Asset Payments: What You Need to Know About Regulations in the U.S. and Canada," Crowell & Moring Webinar (July 16, 2020). Presenters: Michelle Ann Gitlitz, Ambassador Robert Holleyman, Carlton Greene, and Jorge Pesok.
  • "Witness Evidence in International Arbitration – A Practical Discussion," ICC YAF Webinar (July 1, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "Investment Disputes and the COVID-19 Crisis - The View Ahead," ILI Webinar (June 4, 2020). Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • "True or False: The Time has Come to Outlaw Double-Hatting?" Juris Conferences – Fourteenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2020). Panelist: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Tools for Turbulent Times: Force Majeure and Frustration," Crowell & Moring Webinar (May 7, 2020). Presenters: Ian A. Laird, Gordon McAllister, and Edward Norman.
  • "Back to the Future: Reflecting on the Past Decade of ISDS," Georgetown International Arbitration Month, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, DC (February 11, 2020). Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • 2019 International Investment Treaties and Investor-State Arbitration, International Law Institute (December 2-13, 2019). Course Advisor and Faculty: Ian A. Laird.
  • "NAFTA Chapter 11 - Looking Forward While Glancing Backward," Canadian Council for International Law (CCIL) Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada (October 25, 2019). Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "A First Look at Litigation under the Helms-Burton Act," American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C. (October 15, 2019). Presenter: David Baron.
  • "Can I get a … Diverse Tribunal?" Young ICCA and BASIL Workshop on Improving the Participation of Minorities in International Arbitration, New York, NY (September 26, 2019). Speaker: Randa Adra.
  • Seminar and Book Launch for Chinese Translation of "Business Guide to Trade and Investment, Volume 2 - International Investment," ICC Publications (2018). Co-Editors: Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi and Marat Umerov, Shanghai, China (September 24, 2019). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Inside Iran: Consequences of U.S. Action," The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2019). Moderator: Stuart H. Newberger.