Until now, the resolution of international commercial and investment disputes has been dominated almost exclusively by international arbitration. But that is changing. Whilst they may be complementary mechanisms, international mediation and flyerconciliation are now coming to the fore.

Chairs

Katia Fach Gómez, University of Zaragoza

Catharine Titi, CNRS-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Speakers

Hal Abramson, Touro Law Center (New York) - New Singapore Convention on Cross-Border Mediated Settlements: Key Choices

Charles H. Brower II, Wayne State University Law School - Selection of Mediators

Chester Brown, University of Sydney - The Confidentiality and Transparency Debate in Commercial and Investment Mediation

Jack J. Coe, Jr, Pepperdine Law School - Concurrent Co-Mediation: Toward a More Collaborative Centre of Gravity in Investor–State Dispute Resolution

Frauke Nitschke, ICSID - The ICSID Conciliation Rules in Practice