Prof. Sahani Judges Final Round of LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition

On Saturday March 25, 2017, Washington and lee law professor Victoria Sahani was invited to judge the final round of the Sixth LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition hosted by the Center on International Commercial Arbitration at American University Washington College of Law in Washington D.C.  This competition was specifically created for LL.M. students and seeks to … Continue reading Prof. Sahani Judges Final Round of LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition

Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Treaty-based Investment Arbitration

Last month, Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck presented her research on treaty-based investment arbitration at the Fifth International Conference on Law and Economics of International Arbitration at St. Gallen, Switzerland. Professor Franck's presentation was focused specifically on the law and economics of investment treaty arbitration, with a focus upon systematically considering the risks … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Treaty-based Investment Arbitration

Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Arbitration Myths, Realities and Costs

Last week, Washington and Lee professor of law Susan Franck held several presentations in Washington D.C. on a chapter of her forthcoming book Investment Treaty Arbitration: Myths, Realities and Costs. Franck’s presentation, titled “The Legal Profession and Investment Treaty Arbitration,” focused on the role of lawyers and legal services in international investment dispute settlement.Prof. Franck … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Arbitration Myths, Realities and Costs

Professor Franck presents at DISETTLE Workshop

On June 6, Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck will present "The Use of Economics for Empirical Studies in Investment Arbitration" at the DISSETTLE Research Workshop in Milan, Italy. Professor Franck's presentation will explore the use of empirical methodologies--whether quantitative or qualitative--for the exploration of international investment law.

Professor Susan Franck Presents Her Work to U.N. Conference on Trade and Development

On Wednesday, November 14, W&L Law Professor Susan Franck presented her work to UNCTAD's Division of Investment and Enterprise, http://unctad.org/en/pages/DIAE/DIAE.aspx, in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, which is a portion of UNCTAD dedicated to exploring issues related to international investment and sustainable development, in an effort to understand the scope of and implications for investment … Continue reading Professor Susan Franck Presents Her Work to U.N. Conference on Trade and Development

Prof. Franck on Investment Treaty Arbitration

Professor Susan D. Franck, Associate Professor of Law, recently published her article, Rationalizing Costs in Investment Treaty Arbitration, 88 Wash. U. L. Rev. 769 (2011), in the Washington University Law Review. International investment and related disputes are on the rise, leading many parties to turn to arbitration. The costs of investment treaty arbitrations are arguably substantial. Prof. … Continue reading Prof. Franck on Investment Treaty Arbitration