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Ronald Brand Speaks At Arbitration “Teach-in” in Ramallah

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December 19, 2011

Professor Ronald Brand spoke on December 7, 2011, to an audience of Palestinian lawyers, government officials, and business persons at a “Teach-in” on International Arbitration in Ramallah, West Bank, Palestinian Territories.  Brand’s topic was “What is the Effect of an International Arbitration Agreement?”  The teach-in was sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the ICC Palestine.  The teach-in is the first in a series of programs designed to facilitate cooperation between ICC Palestine and ICC Israel to create a Jerusalem Arbitration Center that would facilitate trade in the region by providing predictability in commercial dispute resolution.  Other speakers included Gary Born of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, Dean Philip McConnaughay and Professor Catherine Rogers of Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, Lubnah Katbeh of Equity Legal Group, Ramallah, Christopher Drahozal of the University of Kansas School of Law, and Sami Houerbi, ICC Regional Director in Tunis, Tunisia.

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