The Honorable Charles N. Brower, Judge ad hoc, International Court of Justice and Arbitrator of 20 Essex Street Chambers, Washington, D.C. will present the keynote address, on “State Parties in Contract-Based Arbitration: Origins, Problems, and Prospects of Private-Public Arbitration” at the 16th Annual ITA-ASIL Conference: State Parties in Contract-Based Arbitration: The Theory and Practice of Private-Public Arbitration. The conference will be presented on March 27 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton Hotel by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration’s Academic Council and the American Society of International Law.
The conference will address contract-based investment and commercial arbitration between private parties, on the one hand, and states, state instrumentalities and state-owned entities, on the other. More than 140 participants from the United States and abroad are expected to attend.
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For more information and to register, see the conference program.
About the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA)
A division of The Center for American and International Law, ITA provides advanced, continuing education for lawyers, judges and other professionals concerned with transnational arbitration of commercial and investment disputes. Through its programs, scholarly publications and membership activities, ITA has become an important global forum on contemporary issues in the field of transnational arbitration. For more information, visit www.cailaw.org/ita.
About the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL holds Special Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. Its Mission is to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. For more information, visit www.asil.org.