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International Dispute Resolution

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Speeches & Presentations

  • "International Investment Agreements and Investor-State Arbitration," International Law Institute, Annual two week program, Washington, DC (November 7-18, 2011). Course Advisor and Faculty Member: Ian A. Laird.
  • "International Law: Investor-State Arbitration in the Americas: Update on CAFTA and NAFTA," Joint Canadian Bar Association, ABA program, Toronto and Washington, DC webinar (October 13, 2011). Program Co-Chair and Moderator: Ian Laird.
  • First Annual Young ICCA Meeting, Morning Workshop on Memorial Writing, Geneva, Switzerland (May 29, 2011). Closing Remarks: Timothy Foden.
  • "International Dispute Resolution Boot Camp," ABA Section of International Law, Spring 2011 Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 5, 2011). Speaker: Timothy Foden.
  • "The Future of ICSID," Juris Conferences - Fifth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 5, 2011). Conference Co-Chair: Ian A. Laird.
  • International Law Institute, Annual two week program on "International Investment Agreements and Investor-State Arbitration" (November 1-12, 2010). Course Advisor and Faculty Member: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Class Actions: Will Emerging Concepts in U.S. Class Actions Find Their Way into European Judicial Systems and What Might the U.S. learn from Europe?" ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Paris, France (November 2010). Presenter: Michael L. Martinez.
  • "Who Pays for Litigation? -- Cross-Border Differences in Funding," ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Paris, France (November 2010). Presenter: Michael L. Martinez.
  • "Have U.S. Courts Become The Courtroom for the World?" ABA Litigation Section, New York City (April 2010). Speaker: Laurel Pyke Malson.
  • "Common Law Summary Judgment in International Arbitration," ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting, New York, NY (April 2010). Presenter: Michael L. Martinez.
  • "Provisional Application of the Energy Charter Treaty: Rien ne dure comme le provisoire," Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty, Brussels, Belgium (October 2009). Speaker: Alexandre de Gramont.
  • "The Nationalization in Venezuela," Conference on Investment Arbitration, UNAM, Mexico City (September 3-4, 2009). Panelist: Daniel Vielleville.
  • "Canada-USA Border Issues: An New Bridge for Old allies", Joint Program of American Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association, Washington, D.C. (June 9, 2009). Co-Chair: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Sovereign Litigation in the U.S.," Seminar on International Legal Issues presented to Government of the Republic of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (June 5, 2009). Speaker: Aryeh S. Portnoy.
  • "Investor-State Dispute Resolution", Seminar on International Legal Issues presented to Government of the Republic of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (June 5, 2009). Presenter: Ian A. Laird.
  • "Concept of Personal Jurisdiction in the United States," IBA/ABA Transnational Litigation Conference, Vienna, Austria (June 2009). Panelist: Lisa J. Savitt.
  • "Legitimacy and Inconsistency: Is Investment Arbitration Broken and If So, Can or Should It Be Fixed?" Third Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference: A Debate and Discussion -- Interpretation in Investment Arbitration, Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2009). Moderator: Alexandre de Gramont.
  • "Interpretation In Investment Arbitration", Juris Conferences - Third Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference: A Debate and Discussion, Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2009). Conference Co-Chair and Speaker: Ian A. Laird.
  • "International Arbitration and U.S.-Style Litigation: Beauty and the Beast?" ABA Section of International Law 2009 Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C. (April 16, 2009). Speaker: Alexandre de Gramont.
  • "Compensating Victims of Terrorism With Monetary Payments - An International Issue Searching for a Uniform Solution," ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C. (April 2009). Presenter: Michael L. Martinez.