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December 12, 2017
Curtis attorneys taught sessions at the International Law Institute's Training Program on Investor State Arbitration
Speakers: Justin M. Jacinto, Luis Parada, Dr. Borzu Sabahi, Ricardo Mier y Teran Ruesga, Marat Umerov


Curtis attorneys lectured on investor state arbitration at the International Law Institute (ILI)’s annual two-week seminar which took place from November 27 through December 8, 2017.  The participants were primarily lawyers working for the following governments:  Gibraltar, Kenya, Kuwait, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, United Nations.  In addition, private practitioners from Tanzania and the United States participated in the program.

Partner Justin Jacinto covered ICSID and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules; Partner Borzu Sabahi covered valuation of damages; Senior Counsel Luis Parada covered applicable law; Senior Associate Marat Umerov covered corruption issues in investor state arbitration; Associate Ricardo Mier y Teran served as an arbitrator for the mock arbitration of the program.  The ILI is a non-profit organization, which for 60 years has trained government officials on a variety of subjects including international arbitration. Mr. Sabahi is Co-Director of the ILI Investment Law Center.

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