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2nd Annual Symposium on International Commercial Law and Arbitration: 40 Years of the CISG and Current Issues in International Arbitration

12 March @ 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Date - Time 12 March 2020 - 14:30 to 18:30
About the Event This Symposium is organized by BCDR in collaboration with the College of Law of Royal University for Women (RUW) in Bahrain, the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at Pittsburgh School of Law, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and CLDP, and brings together high-profile practitioners and academics to enhance the understanding of the CISG and to engage in a debate on current issues relating to the practice of international commercial law and dispute settlement, both in the region and internationally.
Who Should Attend Dispute resolution practitioners, corporate/transactional lawyers, in-house counsel, government lawyers/officials, business representatives, new graduates and students, especially law students interested in international commercial law and arbitration.
Featured Speakers Hisham Ababneh, Petra University

Hassan Ali Radhi, Hassan Radhi & Associates

Pasquale Borea, Dean, Royal University for Women College of Law

Ronald Brand, University of Pittsburg, CILE

Maria Chedid, Arnold & Porter

Cathy Lynn Danzer, Danzer Holding AG

Stefan Kröll, Independent arbitrator, Willem C. Vis Moot Director

Jan Paulsson, Three Crowns

Maxi Scherer, Queen Mary University of London, Wilmer Hale

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Independent counsel & arbitrator

David Stewart, Acting President, Royal University for Women

Schedule 14:30 - 16:10 40 Years of the CISG
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:30 Current issues in international commercial arbitration
Venue Royal University for Women, West Riffa, Kingdom of Bahrain
Registration Free registration - please register by sending an e-mail to [email protected]


12 March
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM


BCDR-AAA, Park Plaza, Road 1704
Diplomatic Area, Manama 317 Bahrain
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Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA)