ICC Court of Arbitration's World Role Discussed

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September 21, 2007 (NEW YORK) – Dr. Robert Briner, former president of the Iranian Hostage Tribunal and the Court of International Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, has been invited to speak at Columbia Law School on the current role of the ICC’s arbitration court.
The event is scheduled for September 26 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Jerome Greene Annex Room.
Dr. Briner will take questions after his speech. Pizza and soft drinks will be served after the question and answer session. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Briner’s hosts for the event are CLS Professors Hans Smit, Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law, and Alejandro Garro, Adjunct Professor of Law and Senior Research Scholar in the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law.
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