The UNCITRAL Model Law after Twenty-Five Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration - Chapter 2 - The Impact of the UNCITRAL Model Law on the Evolving Interpretation and Application of the 1958 New York Convention

Judy Freedberg
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14 pages
August, 2013
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Judith Freedberg is Director of International Arbitration Professional Programs, University of Miami School of Law. She earned a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and a J.D. from Leiden University Faculty of Law in the Netherlands. She coordinates the Law School’s international arbitration program and previously served as general counsel for the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague from 1997 to 2007. Ms.Freedberg also served as head of the Department of International Commercial Arbitration at T.M.C. Asser Institute for International Law at The Hague. She has taught at Utrecht University, VU Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit), and Leiden University, among others, and has served as managing editor of the ICCA publications, Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration, and ICCA Congress Series. In addition, she writes and speaks widely in Dutch and English on topics of international arbitration. She serves as an Observer to the UNCITRAL Working Group on International Arbitration on behalf of the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS). She is also a member of the MIAS Board of Directors and Vice President of ICCA Miami 2014, Inc.