Monday, May 7, 2012
On Thursday, May 31, the District of Columbia (DC) Bar International Dispute Resolution Committee and the Dispute Resolution Interest Group of the American Society of International Law are co-sponsoring a lunchtime program from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at which Jonathan (Josh) Kallmer, Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for Investment, and Michael Tracton, Senior Negotiator for Investment Treaties, US State Department, will explain and discuss the newly revised US Model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). Jean Kalicki, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP and co-chair of the DC Bar International Dispute Resolution Committee, will moderate this event. The program will be held at the offices of Arnold & Porter, 555, 12th St. NW, Washington, DC. The Model BIT is the US Government template for investment treaty negotiations, including with possible treaty partners such as China, India and others. To learn more or to register for the program, click here.