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January 2019

International Arbitration Workshop Session #6: Hearings in International Arbitration

January 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wasserstein Hall 3019, Harvard Law School + Google Map

Join HIALSA for the sixth session of our 2018–19 international arbitration workshop. Our esteemed panelists will discuss the nature and goals of hearings in international arbitration. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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February 2019

International Arbitration and Climate Change: A Conversation with Wendy J. Miles, QC

February 25, 2019 @ 11:55 am - 12:55 pm
WCC 1019, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Please join HIALSA and WLA in welcoming Wendy J. Miles, QC for a lunch talk on the role played by international arbitration in resolving climate change related disputes. Wendy J. Miles, QC is a partner in the London office of Debevoise & Plimpton, and is recogniZed as one of the market’s foremost lawyers in the fields of arbitration and public international law. With over 20 years of experience, Ms. Miles has conducted arbitrations under all the major institutions and currently…

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A Critical Analysis of Third-Party Funding in Investment Arbitration

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2004, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join HIALSA for a lunch talk with Professor Frank Garcia and Brooke Güven on a critical analysis of third-party funding (TPF) in investor-state dispute-settlement (ISDS) cases. TPF of investment disputes is rapidly increasing, as investors discover the high returns to be made by funding claimants in investor-state dispute-settlement (ISDS) cases. TPF proponents often defend the practice as enhancing access to justice, in domestic litigation for indigent claimants and in commercial arbitration for small and medium-size business owners. It is…

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March 2019

Arbitrating Competition Law Claims

March 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2009

Please join HIALSA Lunch talk with Stefan Kröll, an independent Geman arbitrator and director of the Center for International Dispute Resolution at Bucerius Law School. We will discuss the topic of competition law in international arbitration. Since the U.S. Supreme Court in Mitsubishi v. Soler declared competition law disputes to be arbitrable, claims arising under competition law have played a major role in arbitration in the US and Europe. The talk will give an overview on the specific problems arising…

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Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Method of Valuing Damages in Arbitration

March 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Please join HIALSA for a lunch talk with two experts from the National Economic Research Associates (NERA), Dr. Jeff Makholm and Dr. Laura Olive, on the discounted cash flow (DCF) model for assessing damages in international arbitration. They will discuss the ultimate underlying attraction of the DCF model of deriving value - it links together finance and economic theory in an uncertain world without making claims about what is known about future business conditions. Non-pizza lunch will be served. Open…

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April 2019

Workshop Session 10: Recognition & Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

April 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Please join HIALSA for the last session of our 2018–19 international arbitration workshop on what is usually the last step in the lifecycle of an arbitration, the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards. Our esteemed panelists for this session of the Workshop include Mr. Steven Kobre (Kobre & Kim, New York), Ms. Danielle Morris (WilmerHale, Washington, D.C.), Ms. Maria Pradilla Picas (Jones Day, Washington, D.C.), Mr. José Antonio Rivas (Vannin Capital, Washington, D.C.) and Ms. Mallory Silberman (Arnold & Porter,…

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A Conversation & Reception with Carolyn Lamm from White & Case

April 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 1015, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Please join the International Law Association and HIALSA for a discussion with Carolyn Lamm, a partner at White & Case DC office who is referred to as "one of the best arbitration lawyers" by Chambers Global. In a discussion led by Professor Michael Waibel, Carolyn will discuss her experiences in the field of investment arbitration in light of her distinguished career as one of the pioneers in the field. Her experiences include acting for Russian Federation in resisting the enforcement…

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September 2019

Initial steps in a dispute: What comes before the briefs?

September 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019, HLS
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Confirmed Speaker(s) Hiroko Yamamoto (Latham & Watkins) Marek Krasula (ICC International Court of Arbitration) Hugh Carlson (Three Crowns) Clyde Lea (Independent Arbitrator) Ank Santens (White & Case)  

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October 2019

The Use of Evidence in International Arbitration

October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Confirmed Speaker(s) Moderator: Laura Sinisterra (Debevoise) Panelists: Silvia Marchili (White & Case) Tunde Fagbohunlu (Aluko & Oyebode) Mauricio Almeida Prado (L.O. Baptista Advogados) Jonathan Lim (Wilmerhale) Video

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November 2019

Written Submissions in International Arbitration

November 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Confirmed Speaker(s) Jonathan Blackman (Cleary Gottlieb) Beomsu Kim (KL Partners) Patrick Pearsall (Jenner & Block) Chip Rosenberg (King & Spalding) Samantha Rowe (Debevoise & Plimpton) Moderator: Eva Chan (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom) Video

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