Elon Law students participate in international arbitration conference
Brenna Ragghianti and Andrew Scott engaged lawyers, law scholars, intergovernmental officials and senior corporate leaders at the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (ATLAS) annual conference in April.
The ATLAS conference was entitled, “Convergence and Divergence in International Arbitration Practice.”
Panel topics at the conference included:
- Fighting (and Defending) the Leviathan: Arbitrations Involvings Sovereigns and State-Owned Entities
- A Peek Behind the Curtain: A Roundtable Featuring Some of the World’s Leading Arbitrators
- Third-Party Funding of Arbitration: The Future of Global Dispute Resolution or an Ethical Black Hole?
- Arbitration and Asia
Ragghianti and Scott, both members of the Class of 2014 at Elon Law, served as moderators and rapporteurs on some of the panels at the conference. Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel, one of the nation’s leading authorities on international commercial law, said he was pleased to see Elon students included among a select number of law students who were invited to attend and participate in this major international conference, noting the conference is a great opportunity to expose law students to the world of international commercial arbitration as it is practiced by major American law firms.