Background - Practices (Details)

International Dispute Resolution


Speeches & Presentations

  • "Investment Arbitration Masterclass," Brussels Diplomatic Academy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (September 21, 2016). Presenters: Gordon McAllister and John Laird.
  • "Renewable Energy and Investment Arbitration,” Third Houston Annual Conference on Oil and Gas Investment Arbitration, Houston, TX (September 16, 2016). Conference Co-Chair and Panel Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Valuation Methods: Do Parties and Tribunals Live In the “Real” World?" Fifth Annual Damages in International Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2016). Presenter: George D. Ruttinger.
  • "Transparency in Investment Arbitration," The Fifth Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Oliver Schreiner School of Law and Mandela Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (July 8, 2016). Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Arbitration of IP and Technology Disputes," Crowell & Moring's 2016 Spring Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (June 8, 2016). Presenters: Flip Petillion, Adrian Jones, Jan Janssen and Gordon McAllister.
  • “A Celebration of Ten Years of Leading-Edge Research, Debate and Discussion,” Juris Conferences – Tenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (May 12-13, 2016). Conference Co-Chair and Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • “Hawai’i as the New Forum for Investor-State Arbitration in TPP and US-ASEAN?” Conference on Hawai’i: Catalyzing the US-ASEAN Partnership, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, Hawai’i (April 16, 2016). Lecturer: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Resolution of Trade Disputes in TPP and Other FTAs" and "Is TPP an Environmentally Sustainable Trade Agreement?" Inter-Pacific Bar Association 26th Annual Meeting & Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 14-15, 2016). Speaker: Jeffrey L. Snyder.
  • "Investment Issues - Trade Agreement Monitoring and Implementation,” Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA (April 1, 2016). Lecturer: Ian A. Laird.
  • "TTIP and the Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration," Georgetown International Arbitration Month, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C. (February 5, 2016). Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "The Transpacific Partnership: Promise or Peril," Canada-U.S. Law Institute Distinguished Lecture, Western Law School, London, Ontario, Canada (November 16, 2015). Lecturer: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Fall 2015 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series," Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, Columbia Law School, New York, NY (September 24, October 8, October 15, November 5, November 12, 2015; and February 4, 2016). Co-Moderator: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Getting Your Arbitration Off on the Right Foot," International Arbitration: Keeping One Step Ahead of Your Opponent, Crowell & Moring, Brussels, Belgium (October 29, 2015). Presenters: Adrian Jones and Gordon McAllister.
  • "Ensuring Your Tribunal Has Jurisdiction," International Arbitration: Keeping One Step Ahead of Your Opponent, Crowell & Moring, Brussels, Belgium (October 29, 2015). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Export Controls, Economic and Trade Sanctions: The Challenges and Risks," Thompson Information Services Webinar (September 24, 2015). Presenters: Adelicia R. Cliffe, Christopher Monahan, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, and David (Dj) Wolff.
  • First Annual Oxford Investment Claims Summer Academy, St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK (July 13-14, 2015). Co-Chair: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Corporate Counsel Litigation Forum: Strategies & Trends in Effective Value-Based Billing," Crowell & Moring's Corporate Counsel Litigation Forum Webinar Series (June 23, 2015). Moderator: Jerome A. Murphy; Panelists: Robert A. Lipstein, Matthew Laws, Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein, and Justin Ergler.
  • "Commercial Contracting in a Global Public Procurement Market," OOPS 2015, Crowell & Moring's 31st Annual Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Washington, D.C. (May 5-6, 2015). Moderator: Adelicia R. Cliffe; Panelists: Alan W. H. Gourley and Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro.
  • "Alternative Means of Enforcement: Enforcing Commercial Arbitration Awards through Investment Arbitration," Harvard International Arbitration Conference, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (April 10, 2015). Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Cross-Examination in International Arbitration," Cross-Examination in International Arbitration Conference, Venice, Italy (April 2, 2015). Panelist: George D. Ruttinger.