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LAW 3032 v00 : International Energy Arbitration

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Fall 2020
LLM Adjunct
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jpb278 Bowman, John
LAW 3032 v00: International Energy Arbitration
International Energy Arbitration
F 6:00pm-8:15pm (9/4, 9/11, 9/18) SaSu 9:00am-12:15pm (9/5, 9/6, 9/12, 9/13, 9/19, 9/20)
30 (LAWG: 23/LAWJ: 7)
Take-Home Exam


Prior or concurrent enrollment in an introductory international arbitration course.


ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. Enrolled students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain enrolled. Waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain eligible to be admitted off the waitlist. All enrolled students must attend each class session in its entirety. Failure to attend the first class session in its entirety will result in a drop; failure to attend any subsequent class session in its entirety will result in a withdrawal.

Enrolled students will have until the beginning of the second class session to request a drop by contacting the Office of the Registrar; a student who no longer wishes to remain enrolled after the second class session begins will not be permitted to drop the class but may request a withdrawal from an academic advisor in the Office of Academic Affairs. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.

Note: This course is mandatory pass/fail and will not count toward the 7 credit pass/fail limit for J.D. students

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Personal Information


JOHN P. BOWMAN is a Partner with King & Spalding LLP in Houston, where he is engaged in an arbitration and litigation practice representing primarily international oil companies and service companies in a wide range of commercial and investment disputes. Until recently he was leader of King & Spalding’s upstream oil & gas practice segment. He was chosen by the Institute for Energy Law to receive its Lifetime Achievement in Energy Litigation Award, given to one energy litigator each year whose achievements "have won the admiration of his or her peers," at its annual energy litigation conference in November 2017. He is a frequent writer and speaker on international arbitration and international oil and gas topics. He served as President of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (2014-2015) and as a member of the governing Council of the Texas State Bar Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section (2013-2016). He is also an honorary lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, where he lectured most recently on "Choice of Law in International Petroleum Agreements." Increasingly, he is called upon to assist IOCs and international NOCs design, draft, negotiate, and assess stabilization mechanisms and dispute resolution provisions in upstream and project agreements with host governments and NOCs. In 2002 Mr. Bowman received the national Burton Award for Legal Achievement for his article on The Panama Convention and Its Implementation under the Federal Arbitration Act. He was awarded the AIPN Education Award for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, its Legacy Award for 2012-2013, and its President's Award for 2015-2016. The Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission recognized Mr. Bowman for his contribution to education concerning the Panama Convention at its conference in Panama City celebrating the Convention’s 40th Anniversary in May 2015. Mr. Bowman is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the Institute for Energy Law. He is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He received his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1980, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Kansas Law Review.

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