Category: LIDS LIVE

LIDS Advisory Board Member to Teach HLS Course on Anti-Corruption

Posted on April 18th, by Daniel Holman in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

This fall, LIDS Advisory Board Member  El Cid Butuyan will be teaching a seminar on “Transnational Corruption” at Harvard Law School.  Mr. Butuyan’s work as a Senior Litigator for the Integrity Vice Presidency of the World Bank and background managing high level anti-corruption prosecutions in the Philippines allow him to draw upon a wealth of personal experience in teaching the course.  LIDS encourages members with an interest in the topics of anti-corruption regulation, enforcement, and policy issues to consider joining the course!  Non-HLS students may be eligible to cross-register according to applicable procedures.  The court catalog description follows.

Transnational Corruption – Fall 2014 Seminar

Mr. El Cid Butuyan | Th 3:00pm – 5:00pm | 2 classroom credits

“This course will explore the emergence of the global anti-corruption movement and will provide students with: a brief overview of the trends in the burgeoning field of anti-corruption enforcement including various global norms on the subject; the work of select regulatory and enforcement authorities and international and multilateral institutions; and the day-to-day lawyering skills required of practitioners. Through readings, lectures, case studies, class discussions, and potential guest speakers, the course aims to introduce students to significant substantive and practical issues in international anti-corruption work and the fundamentals required for … Read More »


Event: Can Multilateralism Make a Comeback in This Go-It-Alone World?

Posted on April 15th, by hlids in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

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What: Can Multilateralism Make a Comeback in This Go-It-Alone World?

Who: Jennifer Hillman, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund, and WTO Appellate Body member

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, noon – 1:00 pm

Where: Milstein West A, Harvard Law School


White & Case, arbitration and Latin America, oh my!

Posted on April 9th, by Elizabeth Floyd in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

Come join LIDS for the following rescheduled event next Tuesday!

The Intersection of International Development and Dispute Resolution: Complex Negotiations and Crisis Management in Latin America

Tuesday, April 15, 5:00-6:30 PM

Langdell North

Jonathan C. Hamilton is Partner and Head of Latin American Arbitration for White & Case and a leading authority on international arbitration and investment, complex negotiations and crisis management. He will be speaking about his experiences in resolving a number of recent complex disputes in Latin America, which include the recuperation of the Machu Picchu artifacts from Yale University to the Republic of Peru, renegotiation of the Ecuador international airport concession in the face of treaty denunciation, resolution of the first World Bank case registered by a Latin American state, and establishment of a claims mechanism for Argentine sovereign debt (which was named the most influential arbitration decision of the decade).

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Law and International Development Society, Professor Jack Goldsmith, the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, and the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.