Tag Archives: international

Virtual Symposium on Evidence in International Arbitration

From my colleague, S.I. Strong: I wanted to let you know that Young OGEMID (a listserve for junior specialists in international arbitration) is holding its third “virtual” symposium, this time on evidence in international arbitration.   Virtual symposia are conducted entirely by email, so you can follow it as closely as you want (or not), and … Continue reading Virtual Symposium on Evidence in International Arbitration

6th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution

From IFOI Brian Jarrett Hello Folks, Our 6th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution will take place on April 13, 2016, at noon to 2:30 pm (PST). Be sure to find the equivalent time and date in your location on the globe. California State University at Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will be the “bridge university” this … Continue reading 6th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution

Nappert Essay Contest on International Arbitration

Here’s another announcement, thanks to my ever-resourceful colleague, S.I. Strong. Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014. The Nappert Competition is open to … Continue reading Nappert Essay Contest on International Arbitration

One Word

Here’s an account of the negotiations leading up to the international climate change agreement.  Apparently, there was an accidental change of the word “should” to “shall” in one passage, which almost sunk the deal.  A lesson to law students and lawyers everywhere. The story of this extremely complex negotiation really is fascinating, especially following the … Continue reading One Word

Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Applications Due Nov. 20

The Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Program, inaugurated in 2008, provides opportunities for qualified individuals from outside the United States to study dispute resolution processes and practices in the U.S. to assist them in their efforts to advance the resolution of disputes in their home countries. The JAMS Foundation will approve Fellowships of up to $20,000 … Continue reading Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Applications Due Nov. 20

YO – Listserve and Discussion about International Dispute Resolution

A message from my colleague, S.I. Strong: Dear all I’m the moderator of Young OGEMID, which is aimed at junior associates, academics and students interested in international dispute resolution.  The listserve serves a variety of purposes, but I’m writing because we’re going to be doing a virtual symposium next week on writing for publication and … Continue reading YO – Listserve and Discussion about International Dispute Resolution

Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Tis the season of the US News tournament, when our mailboxes fill with literature touting the achievements of law schools far and wide.  Most of us think that this “game” is seriously flawed and wish our schools didn’t have play the game, but we generally feel compelled to do so because of the significant consequences. … Continue reading Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Behind the Scenes at the Iranian Nuclear Negotiation

I am fascinated to learn behind-the-scenes stories of high-profile negotiations, like the negotiation over Iranian nuclear capabilities, which the New York Times just described. Interesting tidbit:  the negotiators used an erasable whiteboard so that the Iranians didn’t have a document they could send back to their superiors in Tehran. Another unusual arrangement:   “[T]he Iranians did … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the Iranian Nuclear Negotiation

Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nations

My colleague, Professor S.I. Strong, recently conducted a large-scale empirical study on the use and perception of international commercial mediation and conciliation that appears to be the first of its kind. The information was gathered to assist the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) as it considers a proposal from the Government of … Continue reading Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nations