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Advanced Seminar on: Damages in International Arbitration

February 12, 2019
Credit: 0 Credit Hours
**Pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration s available. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the event start time to register with the Communities Staff.
This seminar is given by Adriana San Román, member of the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages on International Arbitration, legal and financial damages expert, and Dr. Herfried Wöss, international arbitrator and counsel, with the participation of Prof. Pablo T. Spiller, who are the authors of the Oxford University Press monograph on “Damages in International Arbitration under Complex Long-term Contracts” (2014) and leading experts in this field.
Damages are the principal remedy in international business, in particular, with respect to complex long-term contracts such as turnkey construction projects, public-private partnerships, concessions, oil & gas projects, and also as regards less complex contractual relationships such as international sales contracts where specific performance is often not available under the applicable law, or simply not practical.
The objective of this seminar is to introduce the participants to the damages doctrine under different rules of law, including international law, and guide them on how to structure a damages claim or to reason a damages award. We will analyze cases using International sales, turnkey construction contracts, joint venture agreements, post M&A disputes, PPPs, oil & gas projects and other income generating contracts and investments.
The seminar is directed to counsel, arbitrators, mediators, government officials, claim managers, project directors, CFOs, project finance lawyers and economic and financial experts, academics and postgraduate students, involved or interested in commercial and investment arbitration. The case studies are directly related to the topics analyzed.
Pre-registration for this program is encouraged. As always, please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues. D.C. Bar membership is not required to attend. Food is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 8:30 am. Program content starts at 9:00 am.
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Sponsored by: International Dispute Resolution Committee and the International Investment and Finance Committee of the D.C. Bar International Law Community
Co-Sponsored by:  The American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution; The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, North American Branch; The Inter-American Bar Association/Federacion Interamericana de Abogados; The Inter-American Bar Association, D.C. Chapter; The network for international arbitration, mediation and ADR, international investment law and Transnational Dispute Management 
Related Communities of Interest: Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Community; Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Community; Intellectual Property Law Community; Litigation Community 
This program is available for both in-person and live webcast participation. To access webcast registration, please click here.
Please Note: Requests for changes to registration from in-person attendance to webcast must be made by 10:00 am the day of the event.
Speakers and Moderators:
In-Person Fees: $25 Law Student Community Member; $45 Sponsoring/Related Community Member; $55 Government/NonProfit; $55 Co-Sponsoring Organizations; $55 D.C. Bar Member; $65 Non-Member
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Adriana San Román, LL.B., M.A., Woss & Partners, Mexico D.F., Washington, D.C.

Herfried Woess, LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D., Partner, Woss & Partners, Mexico D.F.

Dante Figueroa, Chair, International Investment & Finance Committee at the D.C. Bar Moderator)

Mark Cymrot, Partner, Baker & Hostetler, LLP (Moderator)

Gaela Gehring Flores, Partner, Arnold & Porter, LLP (Moderator)

Marinn F Carlson, Partner, Sidley Austin (Moderator)

Pablo Spiller, Senior Consultant, Compass Lexecon, LLC; Professor, Haas School….