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Trevor N. May is a first year law student at McGill University, where he is an associate editor of the MJDR and the managing director of the McGill Arbitration Student Society. An alumnus of McGill and the University of Toronto, he wrote his Master’s thesis, “Salida: Latin America, ICSID, and the...

Introduction At the end of 2013, Mexico’s ambitious Energy Reform, core objective of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s political agenda, was passed, ending the days in which key areas of the Mexican energy sector, such as the exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons, were closed for the private sector. On 11 August 2014...

The International Arbitration Club of New York announces its sixth annual competition for the Smit-Lowenfeld Prize! The Smit-Lowenfeld Prize is awarded annually by the International Arbitration Club of New York to recognize the outstanding article published in the previous year on any aspect of international arbitration.  The Prize honors the late...

Noah Hanft is the President and CEO of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). He previously served as General Counsel and Chief Franchise Officer for MasterCard, where he was responsible for overseeing legal and regulatory affairs, public policy and compliance. While at MasterCard, he spearheaded the successful resolution...

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014. The Nappert Competition is open to all students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. To be...

Interview With Ambassador Mokhtar Lamani The MJDR-RRDM had the privilege of conducting an interview with Ambassador Mokhtar Lamani, a lifetime diplomat with the United Nations who has extensive experience with mediation and negotiation in post-conflict situations throughout the Middle East. This included extensive work in the League of Arab States as...

The author of this article and all parties and events described herein have been anonymized for confidentiality reasons. I.     INTRODUCTION Dispute resolution will always need a holistic approach keeping in mind, at all times, the bottom line. At the end of the day, the debate on theoretical or statistical superiority...