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Construction Arbitration in the United States and IN Comparative Perspective

May 28, 2024 - May 31, 2024

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Full course description

Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31, 2024
2:00 PM to 5:10 PM 

Professors: Andrew Ness (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Ignacio Torterola (Thursday)

This course provides an in-depth view of construction arbitration, and how it differs from other types of commercial arbitration. The classes will identify the commonalities of construction arbitrations no matter the arbitral forum or seat, as well as the differences as between international and domestic US construction arbitrations. This course is ideal for those wanting significant insight to the world of construction arbitration, whether on the basis that construction disputes may occasionally be encountered, or because a career emphasizing construction disputes is being considered.

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For payments with credit cards, debit cards or bank accounts, the tuition cost includes a non-refundable 4% administrative fee. In case an eligible refund is requested, the net funds returned will be the tuition minus 4%. 

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For Information about this course:

Please contact

Bjorn Arp at

(202) 274-4346