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Center for International Legal Studies

5th Biennial Symposium on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, 19 June - Sunday, 22 June 2008

Faculty Confirmation/Registration

Presentations will encompass themes and subjects as follows: Selecting the Tribunal: Effective Competition for Revenue Among Arbitral Institutions and Their Respective Financial Conditions; Institutional Abuse of Arbitrators and Clients; Liabilities of Arbitrators; Consolidation of Arbitrations; Multiple Party Representative (e.g. "Class") Actions and Preclusion of Claims of Non-Signatories/Kompetenz-Kompentenz/Update on Non-Joinder Authorities; Arb-Med, Med-Arb and Mediations "With Teeth"/Under What Circumstances do Parties Choose these Solutions and What Measures are Employed to Obtain Agreement to these Techniques?; Interviewing Arbitrators/Role of Party-Appointed Arbitrators/Role of Chair/Confidentiality of Panel Deliberations/Dissenting Opinions and China Noble Inc. v. Lei Kat Chang (Canada); International vs. Local Public Policy" - South America/Sharia/CIS/EC Competition Law/Money Laundering through the Award; What Weight Should be Given to the Annulment of an Award under the Lex Arbitri?/Independence of Annulling Court and Standards for Measuring It Monde Re and Application of Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine to Enforcement Proceedings; Civil Law/Common Law: Substantive Differences; Evidence Assembly; Transfer of Hearing Situs et.al.

The symposium starts on Thursday, 19 June with a working lunch. Sessions will run Thursday afternoon and all day Friday and Saturday. The symposium concludes with a dinner on Saturday. The language of the sessions is English.

The Center will certify up 1.8 CLE credits (based on 50-min hours) and/or 1.5 CLE/CPD (based on 60-min hours) per 90-min session attended

Fees include three nights accommodation at the Meierhof annex of Schloss Leopoldskron, social and professional program, CLE/CPD accreditation, and materials (for delegates and faculty).

Dress: Smart or Business Casual

Registered Delegates and Faculty

Federico Antich, Maria-Teresa Beyeler-Sapiente, Jian Chen, Katarína Chovancová, Luc Demeyere, Ioana Gelepu, Philipp Habegger, Laurent Hirsch, Paul M. Hopkins, Günther J. Horvath, Emil Ibrahimov, Amy C. Kläsener, Christopher Koch, Joachim Kuckenburg, Irina Nazarova, John B. Pinney, Austin I. Pulle, C. Ryan Reetz, Carter Reid, Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, Walter Sapronov, Christina Cathey Schuetz, Ionut Catalin Serban, Ivan K. Stevenson, John Tieder, William G. Whitehill, Rolf M. Winkler, Sarita Woolhouse,