Admission fee includes:



Working Luncheon:

Cocktail Reception:


April 24, 2014



  • 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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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.



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