Alan Rau

Professor of Law at the University of Texas at Austin and specialises in the fields of contracts and alternative disputes resolution (arbitration in particular).

He is a member of the Commercial and International Panels of the American Arbitration Association and has been a visiting faculty member at the University of Toronto, the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, the Faculty of Law at the University of Geneva, and the Sorbonne and Panthéon-Assas Universities in Paris.

He is co-author of Processes of Dispute Resolution: The Role of Lawyers (Foundation Press, 2002), ADR and Arbitration: Statutes and Commentary (West, 1998), Cases and Materials on Contracts (West, 1992), and of articles including “The Arbitrability Question Itself” (American Review of International Arbitration, 1999), “La Contractualisation de l’Arbitrage: Le Modele Americain” (Revue de l'Arbitratge, 2001), and “All You Need to Know About Separability in Seventeen Simple Propositions” (American Review of International Arbitration, 2003).

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