Upcoming Seminars:
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
March 2-20, 2015
September 7-25, 2015

The International Public Procurement seminar covers institutional, legal, financial and procedural issues involved in the procurement of goods and services by public entities and discusses reform programs to improve transparency, efficiency and accountability. It also provides participants with a detailed analysis of the project-procurement cycle including comprehensive coverage of the open tender system.
Key Topics:
  • Public Procurement Reforms
  • National Procurement Laws and Institutions
  • International Procurement
  • Procurement Planning
  • Selection of Consultants
  • International Competitive Bidding
  • Other Methods of Procurement
  • Contract Administration
  • Performance Based Contracting

Washington, DC; 10 Business Days

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PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES
April 13-24, 2015

This course provides hands-on training in the selection procedures, contractual issues, and negotiation techniques for hiring and supervising consultants and other providers of technical services for projects funded by the World Bank and other financial institutions. The course will also address the broader topic of policy and legal issues related to the hiring of intellectual and technical services: professional liability and conflicts of interest; provisions in the UNCITRAL model law; practices advocated by FIDIC and other professional associations, and practices followed in developed countries.
Key Topics:
  • Procurement of Consulting Services Overview
  • Typical Consulting Contracts
  • Harmonizing Guidelines for the Selection of World Bank and Other IFI Consultants
  • Consulting Service Contracts
  • Hiring of Consultants in IFI-Funded Projects

Washington, DC; 10 Business Days

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The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

International Law Institute
Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

 

Date:

Admission:

Admission fee includes:







Location:



Time:

Working Luncheon:

Cocktail Reception:

  

April 24, 2014

$95

 

  • conference materials
  • a copy of the conference proceedings and
    final papers, and
  • refreshments, luncheon and a cocktail reception
    following the program
  • admission fee does not cover accommodations

International Law Institute
1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Suite M-100
Washington, DC 20007

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

12:30 PM

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

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OVERVIEW

The International Investment Law Center ("IILC"), the IDR Group and the ADR Center of the International Law Institute ("ILI") are pleased to announce a Conference on Interim Measures in International Arbitration.

Professor Don Wallace, Jr., Chairman of the ILI, together with Borzu Sabahi, of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle, will open the Conference, and a keynote speech will be delivered by Yu Jianlong, Secretary General of China International Economic and Trade Commission (CIETAC).


The Conference will also feature four panels of internationally renowned experts on this highly topical subject, covering timely and important issues such as:

  • "The Power of Arbitral Tribunals to Offer Interim Relief"

                         Featured Speakers:

                                 Johan Gernandt, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
                                 Prof. Joongi Kim, Yonsei Law School
                                 Benno Kimmelman, Sidely Austin LLP
                                 Anthony Connerty, IDR Group

  • "National Court Powers to Order Interim Measures, or to Enforce Orders Made by Arbitral Tribunals"

                         Featured Speakers:

                                 Mark Bravin, Winston & Strawn LLP
                                 Rachael Kent, Wilmer Hale LLP
                                 William K. Slate II, Duke Law School & ICCA
                                 Dr. Ali Yesilirmak, Baker & McKenzie

  • "Interim Relief in Investment Treaty Arbitration"

                         Featured Speakers:

                                 Ian Laird, Crowell & Moring LLP
                                 Charles Verrill Jr., Wiley Rein LLP
                                 Prof. Munir Maniruzzaman, University of Portsmouth
                                 David Branson, King Branson LLP
                                 Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP

  • "Emergency Relief in International Arbitration"

                         Featured Speakers:

                                 Anne-Marie Whitesell, Dechert LLP
                                 Chiann Bao, HKIAC
                                 Kassi Tallent, Crowell & Moring
                                 Rocio Digon, ICC (NY)
                                

       

Questions and Answer periods will be highlighted and encouraged. It is anticipated that discussions of the topics under consideration will be most enlightening for practitioners as well as others interested in this burgeoning field of international law.

 

Payment: Payment may be made in advance or on the day of the Conference.

                For advance reservation and payment, please complete and submit the following:  PAYMENT FORM

                Payment may be made by Credit or Debit Card or a check drawn on a U.S. bank.  [Sorry American Express is not Accepted]

                Speakers are subect to change. 

 

Those interested in attending should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the International Law Institute:  (202) 247-6006.  Fax:  (202) 247-6010.

 

 

The International Law Institute is pleased to join with Transnational Dispute Development as Media Partners with respect to the Conference.

 

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Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce the2014 Seminar Schedule for the International Law Institute (ILI). ILI was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University and has been an independent, non-profit training institution since 1983. ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies. Participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. We invite you to nominate appropriate candidates to participate in the following seminars to be held at our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend one of our seminars, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,



Don Wallace, Jr.
Chairman
The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


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Upcoming Seminar:
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
March 3-21, 2013

The International Public Procurement seminar covers institutional, legal, financial and procedural issues involved in the procurement of goods and services by public entities and discusses reform programs to improve transparency, efficiency and accountability. It also provides participants with a detailed analysis of the project-procurement cycle including comprehensive coverage of the open tender system.

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
International Law Institute
Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org
ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
November 4-15, 2013
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS AND INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
December 2-13, 2013

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.
ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION

This course strengthens participants' knowledge of alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. The course examines the theory behind the advanced legal issues involved in international commercial arbitration, and emphasizes the development of practical skills through case studies, workshops and exercises. The course is intended for judges, lawyers, non-lawyer professionals, executive branch government officials, judicial officers, officials of judicial and legal training units, and court administrators.

Key Topics:
  • The Arbitration Agreement
  • The Arbitral Tribunal
  • The Arbitration Proceedings
  • Law Governing the Merits of the Dispute
  • Court Measures
  • Enforcement of Arbitral Awards: Case studies
  • Issues of Particular Interest
  • Negotiation & Mediation: Process, Skills and Techniques
  • Mediation Emphasis
  • Finding resolution in mediation (incorporating important aspects introduced above, such as uncovering interests and breaking deadlock)
  • The Role of Advocate and Litigant

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $3950
Duration: 10 Business Days


INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS AND INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION

This course teaches lawyers, investors and government officials how to draft, negotiate and interpret international investment treaties, and how to resolve disputes arising from them, including the valuation of damages and enforcement. The use of bilateral investment agreements has exploded in recent years. In 2010, almost 3,000 such treaties were in effect. This course provides students with the basics of foreign investment law and regulation and advanced instruction in how and when to initiate arbitration proceedings against nations that violate investment agreements.

Key Topics:
 
  • Basic Standards for the Treatment of Foreign Investment
    • National laws and regulations
    • Minimum standards under customary international law
    • Background on the history of free trade and other agreements relating to investment
    • Substance of common investor protection clauses, including national treatment, MFN, fair and equitable treatment, transfer of funds and expropriation and nationalization
  • Investor-State Dispute Settlement
    • Arbitration under various treaties, including ICSID, NAFTA, CAFTA, ECT and UNCITRAL
    • Selection of forum and arbitrators
    • Alternative forms of dispute resolution
    • Role of the arbitral tribunal and conduct of proceedings
    • Managing the arbitration
    • Sources and choice of applicable law
    • State defenses to investor claims
    • Methods of calculating damages
    • Recognition, enforcement and challenges to an arbitral award

    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $3950
    Duration: 10 Business Days
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    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org