Transnational Arbitration

2020 Virtual ITA-ASIL Conference:

Update on UNCITRAL Working Groups II and III: An Interview with UNCITRAL Secretary Anna Joubin-Bret

June 24, 2020

Virtual Event

Past Event

1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

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Overview

In this interview, Corinne Montineri, Senior Legal Officer of UNCITRAL, will give an update on the key pending proposals for reform of international commercial (Working Group II) and of investor-state dispute resolution (Working Group III). While the 39th session of the Working Group III was postponed, a range of activities have continued to occur including webinars and the preparation of draft provisions. We will discuss the status of some of the most important reform options, including the proposal to create multilateral instruments on ISDS reform, the establishment of an advisory center, the drafting of a Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in ISDS and draft provisions for third-party funding. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions in the final portion the program.

In recognition of the extraordinary financial circumstances we are all confronting, and in appreciation for the support of our members, the program is free this year for all ITA and ASIL members.

Speakers

Corinne Montineri
Senior Legal Officer
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Vienna

Prof. Chiara Giorgetti
ITA Academic Council Chair
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond

Schedule

1:00 pm ET


Welcome and Introduction

  • Tom Sikora, Senior Vice Chair, ITA Advisory Board
    Senior Counsel, International Disputes Group Exxon Mobil Corporation, Spring
  • Catherine Amirfar, President, ASIL
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York City

1:10 pm ET


Interview with UNCITRAL Secretary Anna Joubin-Bret

  • Corinne Montineri, Senior Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs, International trade Law Division, United Nations, Vienna

Interviewed by

  • Prof. Chiara Giorgetti, Chair, ITA Academic Council, University of Richmond School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Q&A

2:00 pm ET


Event Ends

CLE Credit

This program is approved by the State Bar of Texas for a total of .75 hour, no ethics. Course ID Number: 174090507.

ITA will not be filing this course with any state or country CLE/CPD organization apart from the State Bar of Texas, and attendees must make their own inquiries with their own regulatory organization(s) as to whether the uniform certificate of attendance provided on completion of this course will be recognized by that body for MCLE or other reporting purposes.

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