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Webcast of Sixth Investment Arbitration Forum

The Webcast of Sixth Investment Arbitration Forum held at the Georgetown University Law Center on October 4, 2013, which was organized by , GUL-CIArb.-IIJ/UNAM, is available at: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=2143

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New Groundbreaking Book: “Damages in International Arbitration under Complex Long-term Contracts”

In March 2014 Oxford University Press will release a new groundbreaking book on international arbitration titled, Damages in International Arbitration under Complex Long-term Contracts, authored by Herfried Wöss, Adriana San Román Rivera, Pablo T. Spiller and Santiago Dellepiane.

For more details see: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199680672.do

 

 

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Libro Foro de Arbitraje en Materia de Inversión

Bajo la dirección del Dr. Herfried Wöss y la Dra. Sonia Rodríguez Jiménez ha sido recientemente publicado el libro “Foro de Arbitraje en Materia de Inversión”, que está disponible en formato PDF en la Biblioteca Virtual de la UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México): http://biblio.juridicas.unam.mx/libros/libro.htm?l=3386.

 

 

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Conference Report “Dispute Resolution under Public Contracts,” at Investment Arbitration Forum 2012 (Wöss & Partners, S.C., IIJ/UNAM)

On June 29, 2011, Wöss & Partners, S.C. and the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas (IIJ) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) organized the Fifth Investment Arbitration Forum on “Dispute Resolution under Public Contracts” in the prestigious Club Piso 51 in Mexico City’s Torre Mayor. Adriana San Román, a partner of Wöss & Partners and financial analyst, reports:

Herfried Wöss, partner at Wöss & Partners, visiting scholar at Georgetown University Law and expert on privately financed infrastructure projects and dispute resolution, commenced with an overview about the dispute resolution procedures under the new Public Private Partnerships law referring to a recently published article in the Global Arbitration Review...

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“Enforcement of International Arbitral Decisions in the U.S. and Latin America: Comparative Aspects”

Dante Figueroa gave the lecture titled “Aspectos Comparados en el Cumplimiento de las Decisiones Comerciales Arbitrales en los Estados Unidos y en Latinoamérica” [“Enforcement of International Arbitral Decisions in the U.S. and Latin America: Comparative Aspects”], at the Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins, Santiago, Chile, on June 15, 2010, an event sponsored by the Latin American Network of Law Schools (http://www.redlatinoamericanadederecho.com) (Santiago, Chile, ). The video of the presentation is available at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKRftya44Wg

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Libro” Impugnabilidad en Chile de las Decisiones Arbitrales Internacionales”

Dante Figueroa’s book titled “Impugnabilidad en Chile de las Decisiones Arbitrales Internacionales” [Enforceability in Chile of International Arbitral Decisions” (Chile, 2001), is available here:

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1457949

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Artículo sobre Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Latinoamérica

Article titled “Algunas Reflexiones sobre el Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Latinoamérica y los Estados Unidos. Aspectos Comparados” (Reflections on International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America and the United States. Comparative Aspects), published by Revista Internacional, Foro de Derecho Mercantil, No. 37, December 2012, is available here:

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1965655&download=yes

 

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Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter (U.S. Supreme Court on Class Arbitration)

Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter (June 10, 2013)

On June 10, 2013, in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, 133 S. Ct. 786 (2012), the United States Supreme Court upheld an arbitral decision that found that a arbitral clause included an accord between the parties to utilize class action procedures.

As a background, the U.S. Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) governs arbitration of matters involving interstate commerce (Southland Corp. v. Keating, 465 U.S. 1 (1984)), and implements the New York and Panama international arbitration conventions...

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