Law CLE - Big Tobacco's Use of International Arbitration

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Hamline Law Alumni Board Second Tuesday CLE

How International Arbitration is being used to Fight Tobacco Control

Featuring Professor Emeritus Joseph Daly

Location: Hamline Law Moot Courtroom

Available via live webcast.

A study of the arbitration cases by Philip Morris Products against Uruguay under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Centre for the Settlement of International Disputes (ICSID). The presentation will include: 1) A quick history of the Minnesota Tobacco Lawsuit; 2) A look at the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC);
3) The Tobacco Epidemic in Uruguay; 4) The basics of the Arbitration claim brought by Philip Morris against Uruguay; 5) The Basics of the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between Switzerland and Uruguay, and 6) How an ICSID Arbitration works.

Cost: Free.
Credits: One standard CLE credit has been requested.

Register to attend in person or by LIVE WEBCAST at lawprog@hamline.edu.
 
Contact Information
Primary Contact
Jane Prince
651-523-2338
jprince01@hamline.edu
 
Date & Location
Date: 12/10/2013
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Hamline School of Law, Moot Court Room