The Winner of the 2011 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize
Professor Charles H. Brower II
The Club is pleased to announce that the 2011 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for best scholarly article in the field of international arbitration goes to Professor Charles H. Brower II for his article “Arbitration and Antitrust: Navigating the Contours of Mandatory Law,” which appeared in the December 2011 issue of the Buffalo Law Review.
The Prize honors the late Professor Hans Smit of Columbia Law School and Andreas Lowenfeld, the Rubin Professor Emeritus at New York University School of Law, for their distinguished careers in the field of international arbitration, both as scholars and as arbitrators. The International Arbitration Club of New York intends to make this award annually, and is currently soliciting articles for the consideration of the members of its Selection Committee.
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The Winner of the 2010 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize
Nicolas Ulmer (left) and Professor Andreas Lowenfeld (right)
The inaugural 2010 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for best scholarly article in the field of international arbitration went to Nicolas Ulmer of the firm of Budin & Associés in Geneva for his article, The Cost Conundrum. The article was published in Arbitration International in 2010. The Prize was presented to Mr. Ulmer by Rory Millson, President of the jury that selected the winning article in a ceremony presided over by Lawrence W. Newman, the Chairman of the Club’s Steering Committee.