Kate Birmingham Bontekoe


Katherine Birmingham Bontekoe joined LALIVE in 2016. She specialises in international arbitration and public international law. She has acted as counsel in numerous institutional and ad hoc international arbitral proceedings governed by diverse procedural and substantive laws. She has also represented the Governments of Mexico (Avena), the Federal Republic of Germany (LaGrand), and Paraguay (Case Concerning Vienna Convention on Consular Relations) in proceedings against the United States in the International Court of Justice arising under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. In addition, she has represented parties in U.S. state and federal courts in a wide variety of matters.

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What Will a Trump Administration Mean for International Agreements with the United States?

On 20 January 2017, Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. During the campaign, he spoke often about terminating landmark international agreements concluded by the Obama administration, including the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the normalization of relations with Cuba. Predicting what might actually happen in…

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