Introduction: Why Arbitrate? - Chapter I.1 - Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition

Andreas F. Lowenfeld
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10 pages
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PDF from "Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition"
April, 2012
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Andreas F. Lowenfeld is the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law where he has been on the faculty since 1967. He has taught, practiced, and written in nearly all aspects of international law for more than five decades, and is frequently an arbitrator in international controversies—public and private. He was Associate Reporter of the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Third) of Foreign Relations Law, and co-Reporter of the Institute’s Project on International Jurisdiction and Judgments. He is an elected member of the Institut de Droit International and of the International Academy of Comparative Law, and has twice been a lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law. Prior to becoming a professor, he worked for more than five years in the State Department’s Office of Legal Adviser, as Special Assistant, Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic Affairs, and Deputy Legal Adviser.