Professor Franck speaks at Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck recently spoke at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London.  The event, International Economic law and the Challenge of Global Inequality was held on April 17-18, 2015 at King's College. Professor Franck participated on a panel discussing international investment law with other experts in the field. The organization … Continue reading Professor Franck speaks at Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London

Prof. Susan Franck Featured on SSRN Top Ten Lists

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck's new paper, Conflating Politics and Development? Examining Investment Treaty Arbitration Outcomes, currently appears on SSRN top ten lists in five different subject areas: Dispute Resolution, Empirical Studies, International Arbitration, International Courts & Tribunals and Treaties. The paper is forthcoming in volume 55 of the Virginia Journal of International Law. From the … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Featured on SSRN Top Ten Lists

Professor Susan Franck’s New Work Addresses Diversity in International Arbitration

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck's forthcoming publication, "The Diversity Challenge: Exploring the 'Invisible College' of International Arbitration" addresses issues of diversity in international arbitration.  The article will appear in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law in 2015. Professor Franck uses survey data from attendees at the Congress of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration … Continue reading Professor Susan Franck’s New Work Addresses Diversity in International Arbitration

Professor Susan Franck speaks at Hogan Lovells

On February 12, 2015, Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck spoke at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC.  The event featured a lecture by ICSID Secretary-General Meg Kinnear entitled the "Next Generation of Investment Treaties and Their Impact on Investor-Dispute Settlement" and commentary by a panel of experts including Professor Franck, Michael Tracton (U.S. State Department), Horacio … Continue reading Professor Susan Franck speaks at Hogan Lovells

Professor Franck to Present at ITA Winter Forum Works-In-Progress Workshop

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck will participate in the Academic Council Works-In-Progress Workshop at the Institute for Transnational Arbitration Academic Winter Forum this week.  Professor Franck will present a paper, The Diversity Challenge: Exploring the “Invisible College” of International Arbitration, which is forthcoming in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law in 2015.  Todd Weiler, http://toddweiler.com,  will be commenting on the paper. Professor … Continue reading Professor Franck to Present at ITA Winter Forum Works-In-Progress Workshop

Professor Franck to Speak at ITA-IEL Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration

Washington and Lee Law Professor Susan Franck will be a featured speaker at the 2nd Annual ITA-IEL Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration on January 15-16 at Omni Houston Hotel in Houston.  Professor Franck will be speaking on the topic of international economic dispute settlement and empirical data on investment treaty arbitration outcomes and the … Continue reading Professor Franck to Speak at ITA-IEL Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration

Prof. Susan Franck Publishes New Article in University of Illinois Law Review

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck published a new article in the University of Illinois Law Review.  The article, written with Erin O'Hara O'Connor of Vanderbilt Law School, is titled "Foreign Investments and the Market for Law". Download the full text of Professor Franck's article here. From the abstract: In this Article, Professors O’Hara O’Connor … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Publishes New Article in University of Illinois Law Review