Course Advisor

Seminars

   
 

Prof. Charles F. Abernathy of the Georgetown University Law Center has directed the Orientation program for the past seventeen years.

 

Orientation in the U.S. Legal System; and Business Law

Mehdi Al-Bazzaz has decades of experience as an economic practitioner, and instructor on development issues and practices, including the design and analysis of programs in many developing countries.

Project Preparation, Analysis, Feasibility, and Financing

Akin Alcitepe concentrates his practice on complex commercial and construction litigation matters before international and domestic dispute resolution tribunals such as ICSID, ICC and the AAA as well as U.S. state and federal courts.

FIDIC Contracts

Don De Amicis is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches international business transactions, and a Senior Advisor at the International Law Institute. 

Project Development for Power and Renewable Energy

Understanding and Negotiating Transmission Service Agreements

Contract Administration

Bernard Becq is the World Bank´s former Chief Procurement Policy Officer, Head of the Procurement Policy and Services Sectors Board.

International Public Procurement
 

e-Government Procurement
 

Country Procurement Systems

Gerhard Botha is Director of Programs at ILI. Previously, he worked for the World Bank as a senior sector specialist in legal and judicial reform and private and financial sector development. He has over 25 years experience in legal and labour relations practice, and in international development.

Negotiations in International Development

Understanding, Drafting, and Negotiating Contracts

Dr. Allan V. Burman is President of Jefferson Solutions. He advises firms, Congressional committees, federal and state agencies and international bodies on acquisition matters. Dr. Burman was the longest serving Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, serving under 4 U.S. Presidents.

Procurement for Policy Makers

Tom Caulfield was formerly the Executive Director of Training for the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. 

Procurement Integrity: Prevention, Investigation, and Prosecution of Fraud

Professor Reid Click is an Associate Professor of International Business and International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington D.C.

Finance in International Development

Timothy L. Dickinson is a partner in the Washington D.C. office of Paul, Hastings LLP. His practice is devoted primarily to international commercial matters, including counseling on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the design and implementation of special investigations and compliance programs.

Governance & Anticorruption Methods: Effective Policy & Enforcement

Sabine Engelhard is a lawyer specialized in procurement whose career focus has been in international development, capacity building and governance-related issues. She held various senior positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She also worked at the World Bank, with a prominent international law firm, and headed the Washington office of an international consulting firm.

International Procurement of Consulting Services

e-Government Procurement

Country Procurement Systems

Procurement Audit

James English is a Partner in the Houston, TX office of Lewis Brisbois, one of the ten largest law firms in the world with over 50 offices around the United States. Previously Mr. English worked for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and has worked on natural gas projects on six continents.

Natural Gas Development: Contracts and Legal Considerations

Dr. Kevin J. Fandl is a Professor of Legal Studies and Global Business Strategy at the Fox School of Business at Temple University, and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Legal English and Legal Writing

Contract Drafting in English

Howard W. Fogt has practiced antitrust and competition law for more than 40 years as a partner in the Washington DC and Brussels Belgium offices of Foley & Lardner LLP.

Antitrust and Competition Laws: Foundations and New Developments

Paul Freedman is Counsel at the AES Corporation, a global energy company. Mr. Freedman was previously Chief Counsel for Credit Programs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and has substantial government and private sector experience in capital markets transactions in developed countries and emerging markets.

Capital Markets: Development and Regulation

Danielle de Garcia is the Director of Performance Evaluation, Innovation, and Learning at Social Impact (SI). She has 12 years' experience with monitoring and evaluation (M&E), organizational capacity building, and participatory methodologies in more than 25 countries.

Project Monitoring and Evaluation

H. Stephen Halloway is the Director of ILI's Center for Comparative Legislative Management. He has over 35 years of experience in senior legal and policy positions in the U.S. Government, the U.S. Senate, the United Nations and the Inter-American Development Bank. He was Chief Regulatory Officer for the U.S. Department of Commerce and a civil rights attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice.

Legislative Strategic Management
 

Governance & Anticorruption Methods: Effective Policy & Enforcement

Gail Kelley is a professional engineer as well as a practicing attorney. Ms. Kelley has over 30 years of experience in all aspect of design, construction and development.

Understanding, Drafting, and Negotiating Contracts

Ian A. Laird is co-chair of the Crowell & Moring LLP's International Dispute Resolution Group and an adjunct professor at Columbia University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center.

Fundamentals of Investor-State Arbitration

International Investment Treaties and Investor-State Arbitration

Robert Lesnick is an Executive Advisor to businesses and governments seeking to develop projects which expand development and use of natural gas.

Natural Gas Development: Overview and Policy Considerations

Patrick Macrory is Director of ILI's International Trade Law Center. He was a senior partner in two of Washington's largest law firms, and has practiced trade law for more than forty years.

Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements
 

The Trade Facilitation Agreement & Other Important Customs Issues; Negotiation of Trade Agreements

John M. Niehuss is Director of ILI's Private Investment in Infrastructure Center. He has been involved in international financial and investment transactions for over 40 years as a practicing lawyer, World Bank staff member, US Treasury Department official, investment banker, and General Counsel of the Inter-American Development Bank and the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

Project Finance Techniques: Applications and Recent Developments
 

Public Private Partnerships and Infrastructure Finance
 

Public Private Partnerships and Infrastructure Finance (For Lawyers)

Hernando Otero is an international arbitration and mediation attorney with experience as an arbitrator, mediator and counsel record in domestic and international proceedings.

International Commercial and Investor-State Mediation

Kim Phan is the Executive Director of the International Law Institute. Prior to joining ILI, she worked at the U.S. Embassy in Manila/Office of the U.S. Commercial Liaison to the Asian Development Bank where she served as the United States – Asia Environmental Partnership Liaison to the Asian Development Bank.

Procurement for Policy Makers
 

Leadership and Management in International Development
 

Women in Leadership and International Development
 

Legislative Strategic Management

Gopi Puri After working in the Indian Steel industry for 17 years, Gopi Puri joined the World Bank, where he directed seminars at the World Bank Institute.

Project Preparation, Analysis, Feasibility, and Financing

Cesar Queiroz is an international consultant on roads and transport infrastructure. His main expertise is in public-private partnerships in infrastructure and road management and development.

Public Private Partnerships Financial and Risk Analysis

Arthur J. Rynearson served as the Deputy Legislative Counsel of the United States Senate from 1999 to 2003. For more than 26 years, he was an attorney-drafter in the Office of the Legislative Counsel, United States Senate, where he drafted thousands of bills, resolutions, and amendments.

Advanced Legislative Drafting
 

Workshop on Legislative Drafting

Dr. Borzu Sabahi is a Partner in the International Arbitration group of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP in Washington, DC. He represents governments in international arbitration matters in a variety of sectors.

Fundamentals of Investor-State Arbitration
 

International Investment Treaties and Investor- State Arbitration

Guly Sabahi is an independent legal adviser to companies and governments on energy projects (including upstream, gas processing and power projects) as well as on infrastructure projects – mainly, in the Middle East and Africa, and related JV transactions.

Natural Gas Development: Overview and Policy Considerations
 

Natural Gas Development: Contracts and Legal Considerations

Veljko Sikirica has more than 40 years’ experience in Engineering and Procurement, working at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the Inter-American Development Bank.

Project Management

Sheryl Steckler was formerly the Inspector General for Palm Beach County and the Department of Children & Families, State of Florida.

Procurement Integrity: Prevention, Investigation, and Prosecution of Fraud

Jack Upper is a Senior Advisor at ILI, a former World Bank Division Chief in the Europe Middle East Region and Ford Motor Company Financial Analyst.

Project Preparation, Analysis, Feasibility, and Financing

Anne Marie Whitesell is a Professor and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Georgetown University Law Center and Director of the ILI Center on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Arbitration and Mediation
 

Foundations of Advanced Arbitration and Mediation
 

Advanced Arbitration and Mediation