Background - Practices (Details)

International Dispute Resolution


Speeches & Presentations

  • "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.
  • "Inside Iran: Consequences of U.S. Action," The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2019). Moderator: Stuart H. Newberger.
  • "From NAFTA to USMCA – What is the Future of International Investment Protection for US Investors?," Crowell & Moring Webinar (May 28, 2019). Presenters: Ian Laird and Melissa Morris.
  • "Corruption After Establishment: Should it Disqualify Otherwise Meritorious Claims?" Juris Conferences – Thirteenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 8, 2019). Panelist: Ian A. Laird.
  • "From School to Practice – Preparing Witnesses, Experts, and Document Requests," Georgetown International Arbitration Society Panel, Washington, DC (April 2, 2019). Panelist: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy, and the Pursuit of Justice," University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, Little Rock, AR (November 8, 2018). Presenter: Stuart H. Newberger.
  • "Introduction to Arbitration in the U.S., Enforcement and Redress," China Law Society, International Law Institute, Washington, D.C. (September 10, 2018). Presenter: George D. Ruttinger.
  • "Pesticide Imports and Exports: Facilitating Global Commerce," CLA and RISE 2018 Regulatory Conference, Arlington, VA (April 26, 2018). Presenter: John D. Conner, Jr.
  • "Practical Strategies in the Arbitration of International Disputes involving State-Owned Entities," 2018 CIArb Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 3, 2018). Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Be Careful What You Ask For: Can Recent Changes to BIT Models Satisfy ISDS Sceptics and Opponents?" Juris Conferences – Twelfth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 6, 2018). Panelist: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Fall 2017 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series," Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia Law School, New York, NY (September 19, September 25, October 2, November 6, November 13, and November 20, 2017). Co-Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Double Trouble? Dealing Effectively with Parallel Court and Arbitration Proceedings in the Americas and Europe," ABA Section of International Law's 2017 Fall Conference, Miami, FL (October 26, 2017). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • Second Oxford University Press Investment Claims Summer Academy, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK (July 6-7, 2017). Co-Chair and presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Evidence ... or the Lack Thereof: Dealing with Allegations of Corruption in International Arbitration," ABA-2017 Section of International Law Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C. (April 26, 2017). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Technology, IP and Investor-State Arbitration," Juris Conferences – Eleventh Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2017). Conference Co-Chair: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Corruption in Investment Arbitration," Georgetown International Arbitration Society, Washington, D.C. (April 5, 2017). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Khan Resources Arbitration," Stikeman Elliott at PDAC 2017, Toronto, Canada (March 6, 2017). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Types of Awards and Dissenting Opinions," AIA Brussels Arbitration School, Brussels, Belgium (October 20, 2016). Presenter: John Laird.
  • "Getting Your Arbitration Off on the Right Foot," AIA Brussels Arbitration School, Brussels, Belgium (October 17, 2016). Presenter: Gordon McAllister.