Determining the Extent of Discovery and Dealing with Requests for Discovery: Perspectives from the Common Law - Chapter 14

Charles N. Brower
Jeremy K. Sharpe
Page Count: 
34 pages
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PDF from "The Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration - 2nd Edition"
March, 2008
Author Detail: 

Charles Brower has served since 1983 as a Judge of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague. He is a Member of 20 Essex Street Chambers (London) and a retired Partner of White & Case, LLP. He co-founded White & Case’s Washington, DC office, where his practice came to be comprised almost exclusively of international arbitrations. Judge Brower also serves as Judge Ad Hoc of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, as a member of the Register of Experts of the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva (UNCC) and as a member of the Panels of Conciliators and Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). He has represented various governments in proceedings before the International Court of Justice and is a member of the panels of arbitrators of a number of arbitral institutions around the world. He has published and spoken around the world on international law and international dispute resolution.

Jeremy Sharpe is Attorney-Adviser in the U.S. State Department's Office of the Legal Adviser, where he represents the United States in international claims and investment disputes.  Previously, he practiced international arbitration with White & Case LLP in Washington, D.C., and served as Legal Assistant to Judge Charles N. Brower at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.