A Discussion on Current Trade Issues and Investment Arbitration

November 13, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Price: Registration is free but required

Co-sponsored with American University Washington College of Law

Mooers-Morella Ceremonial Courtroom (603)
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, D.C.

8:30 – 9:00 A.M. Registration

9:00 – 9:15 A.M. Opening Remarks

  • CLAUDIA FRUTOS-PETERSON, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP; Adjunct Professor, American University Washington College of Law

9:15 – 10:30 A.M. PANEL I: Hot Issues in International Trade Law – What’s on the minds of international trade practitioners right now?

Moderator:

  • ALUISIO G. DE LIMA-CAMPOS, Adjunct Professor, WCL & Chairman, ABCI Institute – Brazilian International Trade Scholars Inc.

Panelists:

  • SALVADOR BEHAR, Legal Counsel for International Trade, Embassy of Mexico
  • SIMON LESTER, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies.
  • DANIEL PORTER, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

10:30 – 10:45 A.M. Break

10:45 – 12:00 P.M. PANEL II: Investment Arbitration – Current Controversies and Hot Topics

Moderator:

  • LORENA PEREZ McGILL, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Panelists:

  • DANIEL FLORES, Managing Director, Econ One Research, Inc.
  • LEE M. CAPLAN, Partner, Arent Fox LLP
  • HERNANDO OTERO, Independent Counsel and Arbitrator, Adjunct Professor, American University Washington College of Law

12:00 – 1:30 P.M. Luncheon sponsored by Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Featured Luncheon Speakers:

  • ENRIQUE MILLÁN, Director/Head Commercial Counselor, Trade Bureau – Embassy of Colombia, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism of Colombia
  • CAROLINA ACOSTA RAMOS, Commercial Counselor Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism

 

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