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.

 

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