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Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Mediation

Oxford University Press recently published a book chapter by Professor S.I. Strong entitled, “Applying the Lessons of International Commercial Arbitration to International Commercial Mediation:  A Dispute System Design Analysis.”  The chapter, which draws off Professor Strong’s earlier work proposing creation of a new international convention on the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of mediation (an idea now reflected in the…

Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Professor Strong Joins CIArb Leadership Team

Professor S.I. Strong was recently appointed to the Examinations Board of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), one of the world’s foremost organizations for professional education in the area of national and international commercial arbitration. Professor Strong also coordinates the law school’s status as a CIArb Recognized Course Provider (RCP), which allow MU law students who have taken eligible classes as part of…

Professor Strong Joins Task Force on Gender Diversity in International Arbitration

Professor S.I. Strong has been asked to join an international Task Force on Gender Diversity and Discrimination in International Arbitration headed by Carolyn Lamm, former president of the American Bar Association. The task force will generate a number of initiatives to address discrimination and harassment in the area of international investment and commercial arbitration and will present its proposals in May 2020 at…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations With Project on Treaty Interpretation

Professor S.I. Strong recently had two case notes published by the United Nations the as part of the Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project. Professor Strong is a National Reporter for CLOUT, which helps develop international consensus on the interpretation and application of international treaties and model laws promulgated by United Nations Commission on International Law (UNCITRAL).  Professor Strong…

Professor Schmitz Appointed to Liaison Position with United Nations Commission

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been appointed to serve as the liaison of the ABA Section of International Law to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for the term running from August 10, 2018, to August 10, 2019. Professor Schmitz will be the section’s ambassador to UNCITRAL, which includes working groups on various issues of trade and…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations

Professor S.I. Strong acts as a National Representative for the United States to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project.  Among other things, she drafts case notes for the UNCITRAL Secretariat on recent U.S. judicial decisions involving the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (commonly known as the…

Professor Strong Cited By Federal Court

Professor S.I. Strong’s article, “Discovery Under 28 U.S.C. §1782: Distinguishing International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Arbitration,” in 1 Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation 295 (2013), was recently cited by the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois in Kleimar, N.V. v. Benxi Iron and Steel America, Inc. The case considered whether an international commercial arbitration administered by the London…