Thursday, August 23, 2012

Write On! Call for Papers on International Arbitration

(Write On! is an occasional item about notable calls for papers)

The Institute for Transnational Arbitration, a division of the Center for American and International Law, is calling for papers to be presented at its second annual Winter Forum, which will take place in Miami, Florida, on January 24-25, 2013. Possible paper topics include: 
► Emerging issues of substantive law in international commercial arbitration or international investment law;
► Consideration of procedural issues, including issues related to arbitrator selection and challenge, evidentiary considerations, preliminary measures, concurrent proceedings, and enforcement and review;
► The relationship between international commercial arbitration and investment law, as well as between these two pillars and other branches of law, such as intellectual property and environmental law;
► The recent jurisprudence of national courts related to international arbitration, either domestic or comparative, and the implications for basic concepts of jurisdiction, arbitrator competence and independence;
► Innovative research methodologies for the exploration and consideration of international arbitration and transnational dispute resolution;
Center for American & International Law (ITA HQ,  Dallas)
► The interactions among arbitrators, scholars, practitioners, government officials and civil society groups active in international arbitration; and
► The consideration of international arbitration’s commercial impact, including implications of cost, the net value of arbitration and the opportunities to build sustainable dispute resolution into international business and investment.
Works-in-progress from both scholars and practitioners, whether established or emerging, are invited. Proposals must be submitted by September 1, 2012.  Details here.

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