Lucy Reed Lecture

Date: Thursday, 22 January 2009
Time: 3:30 PM
Place:  Seigle Hall, Greenfield Classroom (No. 109)
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Lucy Reed

The Visible and Invisible World of International Claims Tribunals

The Harris World Law Institute will present a lecture by Lucy Reed, a partner in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where she heads their international arbitration group in the united states and specializes in investment treaty arbitration.  [view flyer]

Recent years have seen the creation of many international claims tribunals, some more ad hoc than others, and some more well-know than others.  These include the Iran-US Claims Tribunal, the UN Compensation Commission, the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland, the Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo Real Property Commissions, and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission.  The Rome State of the International Crimnal Court also envisions a claims process for victims.  Join us as Lucy Reed describes the origin, features and performance of such tribunals.