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International Litigation & Dispute Resolution

The International Litigation & Dispute ResolutionCommittee is dedicated to international dispute resolution—whether litigation,arbitration, or mediation—and is the Litigation Section’s home for disputepractitioners from around the world.


Class Action Filings on the Rise in Europe

By Teresa Griffin, Eldin Hasic, Adrienne Busby, Patrick Reilly, and Stephanie Koltookian – November 7, 2022 | Filings are up, especially in products liability cases, ahead of full implementation of the EU’s Representative Actions Directive.

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What Makes an Arbitration “International”?

By Harout J. Samra – January 11, 2022 | Although Bergesen may largely be settled, particularly with the ALI’s recent adoption of its rationale in the forthcoming Restatement, its consequences continue to play out on different and frequently unanticipated fronts.

Sound Advice

A Brief Introduction to English Law—Episode 1: Litigation in England and Wales

By Harout Samra and Gerard McDermott — August 27, 2020 | This Sound Advice podcast series will provide an introduction for American lawyers to the English legal system and will feature prominent members of the English legal community. Episode 1 introduces the series and features a discussion with Gerard McDermott QC on litigation in England and Wales. Future programs will concentrate on English law, courts, legal practice, and advocacy. (27:39 min)

Breaking into International Arbitration

In this Sound Advice, Harout J. Samra discusses many of the challenges to entering the field of international arbitration from the perspective of a young practitioner. (8:37 min)

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