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Lectures & Publications

Selected Lectures, Presentations, and Publications from the past two years:

  • “Making Arbitration Work:  Insights from the Arbitrator about Arbitration Practice,” presentation to and discussion with the Riverside Barristers, Riverside County Bar Association, Riverside (12 September 2017).
  • “Accelerated Route to the Fellow Qualification in the Chartered Institute,” multiple presentations at three-day advanced training program sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, San Francisco (11-13 August 2017).
  • “Best Practices and New Developments in International Arbitration,” lecture at the 2nd Annual Advanced Arbitration Academy, USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles (26 July 2017).
  • “What Constitutes an Act of Cyber War under International Law?,” presentation and panel discussion on Law & Forensics webinar (20 June 2017).  Spoke on cyber security, international norms, and implications for private sector operation and disputes.
  • “New Developments, Current Hot Topics, and Future Evolution in International Arbitration,” featured address at the 6th Annual International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum, New York (9 June 2017).
  • “How International Arbitrators Decide and Write Awards,” presentation and panel discussion at the 2nd Annual ADR Symposium sponsored by the Judith O. Hollinger ADR Program, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Los Angeles (17 March 2017).
  • “Investor-State Arbitration: Past, Present, and (Alternative) Future(s),” presentation and panel discussion at the 2017 Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs Symposium, University of California – Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles (3 March 2017).
  • “Investor-State Arbitration, Rule of Law, and the Broader Implications of Trade Deals,” keynote address at the 22nd Annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium sponsored by the Journal of International Law and Politics, New York University School of Law, New York (17 November 2016).
  • “International Intellectual Property Law & Policy,” full semester course (26 lectures), University of  California – Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles (January – June 2016).
  • “International Arbitration: Using Cross-Border ADR to Best Advantage,” webinar presented to Association of Corporate Counsel membership (6 June 2016).
  • “Accelerated Route to the Fellow Qualification in the Chartered Institute,” multiple presentations at three-day advanced training program sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Houston (20-22 May 2016).
  • “Recent Revisions and Proposed Changes to International Chamber of Commerce Rules and Procedures on Providing Reasoned Administrative Decisions,” presentation at International Chamber of Commerce West Coast Conference, San Francisco (3 May 2016).
  • “Resolving Disputes with Companies from Asia: What is the Best Approach?,” conference co-chair, organizer, and speaker at 1st Annual Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, North American Branch Conference, San Francisco (22 January 2016).
  • “The Future of ADR over the Next Century,” 10th Annual Robert I. Weil Lecture sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association to benefit the Civic Mediation Project, Los Angeles (17 November 2015).
  • “The Rule of Law and Narrative Clarity in International Dispute Resolution and National Resilience,” 7th Annual Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Lecture sponsored by Adams House, Harvard University, Boston (14 November 2015).
  • “Promoting Conflict-Competent Leadership and Effective Conflict Resolution,” presentation at Straus Institute conference “Managing Conflict 4.0: The New Wave of Opportunities for Businesses Around the Globe,” Pepperdine Law School, Malibu (10 November 2015).
  • “The Future of Arbitration and Likely Evolution of Rules and Procedures,” presentation at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Centenary Conference “Arbitrating in North America: Now & Tomorrow,” University of California – Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles (11 June 2015).
  • “Reflections on Rule of Law, Diplomacy, and the Art of Dispute Resolution,” keynote presentation at United States Central District of California Judicial Conference, Dana Point, California (2 May 2015).
  • “Introduction to International Arbitration,” multiple presentations at full-day training program sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chapman University, Orange, California (17 April 2015).
  • “Is There a Need for Emergency Relief from Arbitral Tribunals?,” moderated 6th Annual Hong Kong Teahouse Debate sponsored by ICDR Young & International, Hong Kong (16 March 2015).