The 2013 Laureate of the Academy designated

The 2013 Laureate of the Academy is Mr. Ezequiel Vetulli from Argentina.

His essay was selected from among 32 essays submitted this year on the topic: “The parties’ right to appoint 'their' arbitrator in an international arbitration proceeding.”

A Jury composed of Professor Marie-Elodie Ancel, Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund, Professor David D. Caron, Professor Malik Laazouzi and Professor Jean-Baptiste Racine chose the five best essays competing for the Prize. Following the Jury’s deliberations, the 2013 Laureate of the Academy Prize was awarded to Mr. Ezequiel Vetulli. The runner up for the best essay was Mr. Carlo de Stefano from Italy. Honorable mentions were awarded to Ms. Polona Božičko from Slovenia, Mr. Ashish Chugh from India and Mr. Daniel Nogueira from Brazil.

All finalists received a Collective publication on the New York Convention of 1958, a collection of the writings of Philippe Fouchard, a year’s subscription to the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage’s Revue de l'Arbitrage, and will have their essay published on the website of the Arbitration Academy. The Laureate of the Academy will also have his essay published in the volume of publications of the Academy’s Courses.

August 21, 2013 |

Reading Material for the 2013 General Course Now Available

The reading material and course outline are now available on the Academy’s website and through the Agora Forum for the General Course, International Investment Arbitration: The Perspective of the Arbitrator by Professor David D. Caron.

June 27, 2013 |

New Reading Materials for the 2013 Session Now Available

The reading materials and course outlines are now available on the Academy’s website and through the Agora Forum for the following Courses and Workshops: Special Course 5, Procedural Challenges for Investors and for States in Investment Arbitration by Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund; Workshop 1, ICSID arbitration by Mr. Paul-Jean Le Cannu, Legal Counsel for ICSID.

June 24, 2013 |

Invitations to the 2013 Inaugural and Berthold Goldman Lectures

This year again, the Arbitration Academy organizes two events open to the public, the 2013 Inaugural Lecture delivered by President Gilbert Guillaume (in French, with simultaneous English translation) on La défaillance des Etats devant le juge international et l’arbitre (States’ Default Before the International Judge and the Arbitrator) and the 2013 Berthold Goldman Lecture delivered by Mr. Yves Derains on the Chromalloy case. Academy participants will have an opportunity to meet the arbitration community, as well as Academy Alumni from 2011 and 2012. Further details for these events can be found on the Academy’s website. If you have not received an invitation but would like to attend either of these events, please contact the Secretariat at secretariat@arbitrationacademy.org before 28 June 2013.

June 21, 2013 |

Further Reading Materials for the 2013 Session Now Available

The reading materials and course outlines are now available on the Academy’s website and through the Agora Forum for the following Courses: Special Course 1, Arbitration and Consumer Law: Comparing Europe and North America by Emeritus Professor Alain Prujiner; Special Course 4, Competence-Competence: A Comparative Study by Professor Horacio A. Grigera Naon.

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First Reading Materials for the 2013 Session Now Available

The reading materials and course outlines are now available on the Academy’s website and through the Agora Forum for the following Courses: Special Course 2, The Use of Public International Law in Investment Arbitration by Emeritus Professor Brigitte Stern; Special Course 3, Empirical Assessments of Investment Arbitration by Professor Susan D. Franck.

June 20, 2013 |

The registration period for participation in the 2013 Session of the Arbitration Academy is now over.

We are happy to announce that the registration period for participation in the 2013 Session of the Arbitration Academy is now over. Following a conscious effort by the Selection Committee to limit the number of participants to allow a better dynamic in the classroom, the Arbitration Academy will host 85 participants from 46 countries for the 2013 Session, with every region of the world represented.

June 8, 2013 |