Border Skirmishes: The Intersection Between Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration

Date(s) of Conference:

October 21, 2011


University of Missouri School of Law


This symposium brings speakers from Canada, Austria, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States together to discuss complex issues relating to international dispute resolution. Gary Born will give the keynote address. Mr. Born was awarded Global Arbitration Review’s inaugural “Advocate of the Year” prize and is the author of a number of leading publications on international arbitration and litigation.

A works-in-progress conference and a student writing competition is also being organized in association with this event

Call for Proposals & Papers:

Submissions for the works-in-progress conference and student writing competition should bear some relationship to international commercial arbitration, transnational litigation or the connection between the two.

Proposals for the works-in-progress conference are due by May 20, 2011, with responses anticipated in mid-June.  The works-in-progress conference will be held at the University of Missouri on October 20, 2011, the day before the symposium itself.

Papers for the student writing competition are due August 15, 2011, with the winning paper announced at the symposium.  The winner will receive a $300 prize sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch and may have his or her paper published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution as part of the symposium edition.    

Contact Information:

Professor S.I. Strong


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