Too much NAFTA, or not enough?” lecture Features Renowned International Arbitration Expert Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez

The UM International Graduate Law Program continues its International Law Lecture Series with a presentation by renowned international arbitration expert, Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez. 

Aguilar-Alvarez will discuss “Tales of Negotiating NAFTA”.

Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is a Partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York City where he specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration.  Aguilar-Alvarez has handled a wide variety of disputes (e.g., energy, engineering and construction, joint ventures, product distribution and franchising, purchase, and manufacturing) in many venues (the U.S., Europe and Latin America), under diverse legal systems (e.g., under the laws of Canada, several U.S. states, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Spain, France and Sweden) and involving parties of more than 30 nationalities. 

Aguilar-Alvarez also served as Counsel and General Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and was subsequently principal legal counsel for the government of Mexico for the negotiation and implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He earned his law degree (with honors) from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 1983.
March 23rd
at the Law Library Reading Room (1311 Miller Drive, Gables campus), room D201, from 12:30 – 1:50 p.m. 


Free and open to the public.


This semester-long series is held every other Tuesday.  For more information, call (305) 284-5402 or email

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