Upcoming Seminars:
ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
May 20-31, 2019

This seminar familiarizes participants with alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR). The first part of the seminar introduces participants to the goals and techniques of mediation; the second half focuses on the legal issues involved in international commercial arbitration. The emphasis throughout is on the development of practical skills through lectures and hands-on exercises.

   

Key Topics:

  • Pros and cons of international ADR
  • The negotiation process
  • How mediation works: tools and principles
  • The role of advocate and litigant
  • Legal issues in international arbitration
  • The arbitral process

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 

ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
November 4-15, 2019

This course examines the practical applications of arbitration and mediation and discusses advanced legal issues in international commercial arbitration. The second week of the course takes critical focus on developing practical skills and knowledge through a simulated arbitration process. The course is intended for judges, lawyers, non-lawyer professionals who want to understand arbitration and mediation, as well as government officials, judicial officers, officials of judicial and legal training units, and court administrators.

   

Key Topics:

  • Process, skills and techniques
  • Mediator role and styles
  • Finding resolution in mediation
  • The Arbitration agreement, proceedings, law governing the merits of the dispute, court assistance, enforcement of arbitral awards

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
December 2-6, 2019

This course teaches lawyers, and other professionals, such as international investors (whether companies or individuals), as well as government officials how to draft, negotiate and interpret bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and investment chapters of free trade agreements, and how to resolve disputes arising from them, including the valuation of damages and enforcement of arbitral awards. The use of BITs has exploded in recent years, with almost 3,000 such treaties in effect. This course provides the participants with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles applied in Investor-State arbitration.

   

Key Topics:

  • Basic standards for the treatment of foreign Investment
  • Arbitration under various treaties and rules
  • Parallel proceedings and related problems
  • Selection of forum and the arbitrators
  • Sources and choice of applicable law
  • Key jurisdictional thresholds
  • State defenses to investor claims
  • Methods of calculating damages
  • Recognition, enforcement and challenges to an arbitral award

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 
 

 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

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 has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

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.

ILI participants are exposed to the 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 38,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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:
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Upcoming Seminars:
CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY: IMPACT AND STRATEGIES
April 22-26, 2019

This course strengthens participant knowledge of Cross-Border Insolvency and provides participants with important insights on risks, recovery, UNCITRAL, bankruptcy categories, jurisdiction, and receivership among other critical issues and best practices. In addition, major substantive and procedural fundamentals and developments will be explored through lecture, in-class discussion, and real-world case studies.

Inadequate cross-border insolvency policies negatively impact a country's financial and institutional stress and security. It inhibits foreign direct investment; burdens judicial systems; leads to asset outflow; and increases recovery time of financial downturns. Comprehensive legal frameworks that target domestic and international proceedings can counteract these consequences and attract investments and minimize lending risks. This one-week seminar on advanced cross-border insolvency will compare insolvency regimes, analyze model laws, discuss domestic needs and limitations, and introduce the latest developments in the field. Through this course, participants will be able to consider current and potential reforms addressing their country's bankruptcy policies.


   

Key Topics:

  • Impact of inadequate domestic and cross-border insolvency laws
  • Review of cross-border insolvency regimes
  • Discussions on specific provisions and their impacts
  • Treatment of assets upon commencement
  • Stakeholders
  • Reorganization
  • Management of proceedings
  • Conclusion, discharge and closure
  • Recognition and enforcement of insolvency-related judgments
  • Cooperation and coordination
  • Facilitating the cross-border insolvency of multinational enterprise groups
  • Impacts on Judiciaries; Government Policy / Treaties; Lenders and Commercial Communities Domestic; and Foreign Direct Investment

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 
 

 
 

OTHER 2019 TRAINING COURSES

   
 

 

ABOUT THE ILI

 

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 has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

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.

ILI participants are exposed to the 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 38,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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

 

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Upcoming Seminars:
ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAWS: FOUNDATIONS AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS
June 3-7, 2019

This course strengthens participant knowledge of the fundamentals of antitrust and competition law and provides participants with important insights on new developments, cutting edge issues, and best practices. In addition, major substantive and procedural fundamentals and developments will be explored through lecture, in-class discussion, and real-world case studies.

Examining the foundations, sources, and underlying principles of antitrust laws, the course will provide participants with the opportunity to critically examine the material with colleagues and experts and to discuss case studies reflecting the application of antitrust principles throughout the world.

Furthermore, beyond foundational material, participants will consider issues relating to cartels, dominant position abuse, mergers, joint ventures, distribution, information exchanges and the IP/antitrust interface, as well as the enforcement strategies employed to achieve these goals in both the public and private sectors. The course is intended for judges, lawyers, non-lawyer professionals, government officials, judicial officers and officials of judicial and legal training units.


   

Key Topics:

  • Foundations/Sources of Antitrust/Competition Laws
  • Antitrust Fundamentals
  • Competition Enforcement
  • Evidence/Remedies
  • Globalization of Antitrust
  • New and Latest Developments
  • Dynamics

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 
 

 
 

OTHER 2019 TRAINING COURSES

   
 

 

ABOUT THE ILI

 

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 has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

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.

ILI participants are exposed to the 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 38,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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

 

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Upcoming Seminars:
ADVANCED OIL, GAS, POWER, AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
October 21 - November 1, 2019

Countries face many challenges related to sustainable development of their energy sectors. Governments must adapt policies and legal framework to efficiently develop their natural resources (both conventional and renewable resources); diversify and optimize the energy source mix, address climate change impact and meet INDC requirements, attract capital and expertise to develop the entire energy sector value chain; capture economic rents to pass through energy sector benefits to local communities; ensure optimum local content development; improve linkages to power sector; foster transparency, corporate social responsibility and environmental stewardship - all of which is critical for securing the affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy supply and for growing the local economies.

This seminar examines issues using policy, legal, and commercial lenses to provide a strategic level understanding of the sustainable value chain. Participants will receive a detailed review of the legal and commercial issues that must be resolved for successful sector development. Material is delivered through a variety of methods including: reference reading, in-class lecture, industry panels, and interactive group simulations and workshops.


   

Key Topics:

  • Fundamentals
  • Oil and Gas (Upstream, Midstream and Downstream)
  • Renewables
  • Power Sector
  • Special Considerations

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR POWER AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
April 1-12, 2019

This seminar explores the key steps to creating bankable power projects, with a focus on renewable energy. This seminar will be held concurrently and share some sessions with the "Project Preparation, Analysis, Feasibility, and Financing" seminar.


   

Key Topics:

  • Project Lifecycle
  • Assessing Project Viability
  • Source of Funding
  • Financing and Approval
  • Risk Analysis
  • Sustainability
  • Power Sector Fundamentals
  • Specific Issues for Renewable Energy Project

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 
 

UNDERSTANDING AND NEGOTIATING TRANSMISSION SERVICE AGREEMENTS
April 15-19, 2019

This seminar focuses on the fundamentals, legal and regulatory frameworks, current important issues and trends in understanding and negotiating transmission service agreements. The seminar will include financial and project-related themes in the context of transmission services. The objective of the seminar is to assist transmission service agreement role players, including policy makers and practitioners from emerging economies, to develop skills and to better understand the contractual terms and conditions through analysis and applications.


   

Key Topics:

  • Fundamentals of Transmission Service Agreements
  • Legal and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Contractual Considerations, including
  • Project-Related Topics
  • Trends in Power Services and Other Current Topics
  • Negotiations

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

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 has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

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.

ILI participants are exposed to the 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 38,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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

 

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DATES: APR 15-19, 2019    
         
VENUE: ILI Headquarters, Washington, D.C., USA      
       
TUITION: $1995    
       

 

  

 
 

 

Overview

This seminar focuses on the fundamentals, legal and regulatory frameworks, current important issues and trends in understanding and negotiating transmission service agreements. The seminar will include financial and project-related themes in the context of transmission services. The objective of the seminar is to assist transmission service agreement role players, including policy makers and practitioners from emerging economies, to develop skills and to better understand the contractual terms and conditions through analysis and applications.

 

Course Outline

  

Fundamentals of Transmission Service Agreements

  • Overview of established arrangement of provisions
  • Actors and Role players
  • Policy Considerations

 

Legal and Regulatory Frameworks

  • The Regulator, including Tariff Setting
  • Compliance, and Discussion of Selected Laws and Regulations

 

Contractual Considerations, including

  • Important Concepts/ Definitions
    • Transmission Service Types (e.g. “point-to-point transmission service,” “open access”)
    • Transmission Charges and Affiliates
    • Curtailment Conditions
    • Operating Period
    • Insolvency Events and Occurrences
  • General Terms of Service
    • Standards and requirements for operation and maintenance
    • Billing and payments
  • Terms and Continuing Obligations
    • Environmental Compliance and Procedures
    • Remediation and Abatement
    • Force Majeure
    • Tax Responsibilities
  • Amendments
    • Declare notice of filing and response
    • Limitations in Modifications of Agreement
    • Governing law and dispute resolution
  • Termination Procedures
  • Miscellaneous
    • Scheduling and Metering

 

Project-Related Topics

  • Procurement Issues
  • Utilization of Public-Private Partnerships
  • Project Finance Considerations for Transmission Services
  • Other Financial Considerations

Trends in Power Services and Other Current Topics

  • Grid Modernization
  • Renewables, integration, and energy storage
  • Growing load defections for Utilities
  • Design reforms and Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Refocused customer service, including the role of third party vendors
  • Changing Utility business models

Negotiations

  • Negotiating techniques
  • Negotiating with donor organizations, financiers and sponsors
  • Approaching/Drafting Contractual Terms, Conditions and Amendments

Course Advisor

Don De Amicis is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches international business transactions, and a Senior Advisor at the International Law Institute. He was previously Vice President and General Counsel of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government’s development finance institution, which supports private investment through project finance and political risk insurance. Don was a partner at the international law firm Ropes & Gray, where he focused on finance, corporate law, and restructuring. He is a member of the Sanctions Committee of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Enforcement Committee of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and also serves as an independent arbitrator.