Publications & Presentations

Recent Articles

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John regularly publishes in the field and is often invited to present on important issues and recent developments in international arbitration.


  • International Commercial Arbitration in New York, Oxford University Press (2d Edition 2016) (Co-Editor)

Recent Presentations

  • “Tips for Young Practitioners Publishing about Arbitration,” ICDR Y&I and RAI Webinar, Virtual Conference, February 10, 2022
  • “Amicus curiae: a tool to protect legitimacy?,” 19th ICC Miami Conference on International Arbitration, December 14, 2021
  • “Debate:  Are Witness Statements in International Arbitration worth the paper they are written on,?” Panel Debate, Arbitration Ireland, Dublin International Arbitration Day, November 19, 2021
  • “Setting the scenario:  nature, scope and legal framework of international arbitration,” International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Theory and Practice, University of Roma Tre – School of Law, Rome, July 19, 2021
  • “The ICSID/UNCITRAL Draft Code of Conduct for Arbitrators: Voluntary or Mandatory?” Panel Discussion, Fifteenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference: Session I, Virtual Conference, May 4, 2021
  • “Looking Ahead: What Would Make International Arbitration Better?,” Panel Discussion, GAR Interactive: India, Virtual Conference, March 18, 2021
  • “Does a Right to an In-Person Hearing Exist in International Arbitration?,” Panel Debate, Columbia Arbitration Day, Virtual Conference, March 12, 2021
  • “Wing Arbitrators’ Nomination of Tribunal Chairs,” Panel Discussion, USCIB/ICC USA’s Nuts & Bolts Arbitrators Series, Virtual Conference, February 18, 2021
  • “Presentation of Damages: What Arbitrators Want From Lawyers and Experts,” Panel Discussion, GAR Interactive: Damages, Virtual Conference, February 4, 2021
  • “The Effect of the 2020 Pandemic on Commercial Contracts,” British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Virtual Conference, November 27, 2020
  • “The Viability of Virtual Arbitration: Reviewing Trends, Sharing Experiences and Debating Best Practices,” New York Arbitration Week 2020, Virtual Videoconference, November 16, 2020
  • “The Arbitrator’s Authority as to Evidence,” The European Center for Arbitration and Mediation and The International School of Arbitration and Mediation for Europe, the Mediterranean and The Middle East, Annual International Conference, Med-Mid XIV, Virtual Conference, October 26, 2020
  • “The GAR Live Debate: This house believes that most cases don’t need an oral hearing,” GAR Interactive: Europe, Virtual Conference, September 10, 2020
  • “Dealing with Technology and A.I.: A Look to the Future,” The ILS Global Forum on International Law (International Arbitration Track), Miami, February 28, 2020
  • “The Nature, Scope and Legal Framework of International Arbitration,” University of Roma Tre, Rome, September 16, 2019
  • “Class Arbitration,” Brazilian Arbitration Day, CAM-CBC, New York, September 6, 2019
  • “Third Party Funding in International Arbitration,” Costs and Damages in International Arbitration, University of Vienna, April 12, 2019
  • “Cross-Examination in International Arbitration,” LUISS School of Law, Rome, February 22, 2019
  • “Quality Assurance and Ethics in Arbitration and ADR,” Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Dublin, June 29, 2018
  • “How can IA remain at the forefront of international advocacy?”, Global Arbitration Review, Paris, November 28, 2018
  • Enforcement of Arbitral Awards,” Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Lisbon, April 27, 2018
  • “Understanding the Role and Power of the International Arbitrator,” International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Bogota, October 18, 2016
  • “Improving International Arbitration,” Dutch Arbitration Day, Amsterdam, October 5, 2016
  • “Witness Statements in International Arbitration,” Global Arbitration Review, Stockholm, April 8, 2016
  • “M&A Arbitration Disputes,” Global Arbitration Review, Sao Paulo, March 19, 2015
  • “Commencing an International Commercial Arbitration,” workshop, Commencing an International Commercial Arbitration: Fundamentals and Strategy, sponsored by the Institute of Transnational Arbitration, Dallas, June 17, 2010
  • “Arbitral Procedure: Back to Basics,” Arbitration and Crisis, the Ninth CBAr International Arbitration Congress, sponsored by CBAr – Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem and CAMARB, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Oct. 20, 2009
  • “Canada and the United States: A Comparison of Trends in Arbitration Practice North and South of the 49th,” Managing International Risk in Commercial and Treaty Arbitration, sponsored by the ICC, Toronto, Oct. 16, 2009
  • “Terms of Reference and its Importance in Drafting ICC Arbitral Awards,” ICC Arbitral Awards: Defining Features, sponsored by the ICC, New York, Sept. 14, 2009
  • “The Enforcement of Arbitral Awards,” Specialised Arbitration and Advocacy Skills in The International Minerals and Hydrocarbons Extraction Industries, sponsored by the University of Dundee, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, London, Sept. 9, 2009
  • Keynote Address, The First Annual Penn Law International Arbitration, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 2008