Event 19 Sep. 2017

Claudia Frutos-Peterson Chairs Panel at Washington, D.C. Symposium: The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators

Claudia Frutos-Peterson chaired a panel at The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators symposium hosted by American University on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Co-organized with Universidad Externado (Colombia) and Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain), and sponsored by the American Society of International Law, the symposium focused on the duties, rights and powers of international arbitrators in investment arbitration disputes.

Ms. Frutos-Peterson led an international panel of lawyers who have written on the topic “Arbitrator’s Interpretative Powers.” She was joined by speakers Nigel Blackaby (Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer); Joshua Karton (Associate Professor, Queens University Faculty of Law, Kingston Canada); David L. Earnest (Associate, Shearman & Sterling); and José Manuel Álvarez Zárate (Professor of Law and Director, LLM program on International Economic Law, Externado University of Colombia).