TagTime S02E07 – Prof. Loukas Mistelis on “The Role of Experts in Investment and Commercial Arbitration”

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Prof. Loukas Mistelis discussed “The Role of Experts in Investment and Commercial Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Prof. Mistelis’ slides are available here. Prof. Mistelis was tagged by Dr Crina Baltag; he in turn tagged Judge Joan Donoghue. Prof. Loukas Mistelis is the Clive Schmitthoff professor of transnational law and arbitration; director of the Institute of Transnational Commercial Law, former director of the School of International Arbitration (2002–2019) at Queen Mary, University of London; and founding partner of Mistelis & Haddadin, an arbitration and commercial law consultancy. He is an acknowledged authority in dispute resolution and a high-profile arbitration academic and practitioner. He is listed in WWL: Arbitration (2006–) and The Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist as a … Read More

TagTime S02E05 – Dr Crina Baltag on “Recoverability of In-House Counsel Costs in International Arbitration”

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Dr Crina Baltag discussed “Recoverability of In-House Counsel Costs in International Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Dr Baltag’s slides are available here. She was tagged by Alvin Yeo SC; she in turn tagged Prof. Loukas Mistelis. Dr Crina Baltag is Senior Lecturer in International Arbitration at Stockholm University and qualified attorney-at-law since 2004, with extensive practice in various aspects on international dispute resolution, private and public international law. She is member of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Institute (SCC) Board. Crina’s publications include The Energy Charter Treaty: The Notion of Investor [Wolters Kluwer, 2012]; ICSID Convention after 50 Years: Unsettled Issues [Wolters Kluwer, 2017]; The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU [co-editor, … Read More

TagTime S02E06 – Prof. Nayla Comair-Obeid on “Robust Arbitrators: How to Deal with Dilatory/ Guerrilla Tactics During the Course of the Arbitral Proceedings”

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Prof. Nayla Comair-Obeid discussed “Robust Arbitrators: How to Deal with Dilatory/ Guerrilla Tactics During the Course of the Arbitral Proceedings” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Comair-Obeid was tagged by Amb. (r.) David Huebner; she in turn tagged Larry Shore. Professor Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid is a founding partner of Obeid Law Firm and a head of the firm’s dispute resolution practice. Author of ‘The Law of Business Contracts in the Middle East’, Prof. Comair-Obeid is Professor at the Lebanese University, she publishes prolifically and is regularly invited to lecture at world-renowned academic institutions where her articles and scholarly publications are often cited as reference works. Throughout her career, Prof. Comair-Obeid has held and continues to hold … Read More

TagTime S02E08 – Prof. Larry Shore on “Text, Context, and Justice: Contract Interpretation by Arbitrators”

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Prof. Larry Shore discussed “Text, Context, and Justice: Contract Interpretation by Arbitrators” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Prof. Shore’s slides are available here. Larry Shore was tagged by Prof. Nayla Comair-Obeid; he in turn tagged Stephan Wilske. Prof. Larry Shore is the head of the BonelliErede international arbitration practice group. He is resident in the firm’s Milan, Italy, office. Previously, Larry was a partner at the Herbert Smith (London, New York City) and Gibson Dunn (New York City) law firms. He began his career in the law as a litigation associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C.  He also worked as an attorney adviser in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Legal … Read More

TagTime S02E04 – Alvin Yeo SC on “Indirect Investments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement”

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Alvin Yeo SC discussed “Indirect Investments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Alvin Yeo’s slides are available here. He was tagged by Kevin Kim; he in turn tagged Dr Crina Baltag. Alvin Yeo, Senior Counsel, is the Chairman & Senior Partner of WongPartnership LLP. He was appointed Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2000 at the age of 37, the youngest ever to be so appointed. Alvin graduated from King’s College London, University of London, and was admitted to the English Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1987 and the Singapore Bar in 1988. His main areas of practice are litigation and arbitration in banking, corporate/commercial, investment and infrastructure disputes. Alvin … Read More

TagTime S02E03 – Amb. (r.) David Huebner on “Existential Threat or Basic Hygiene: A Framework for Considering Greater Transparency in Commercial Arbitration”

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Amb. (r.) David Huebner discussed “Existential Threat or Basic Hygiene: A Framework for Considering Greater Transparency in Commercial Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Amb. (r.) Huebner’s slides are available here. He was tagged by Samaa Haridi; he in turn tagged Prof. Nayla Comair-Obeid. Ambassador (r.) David Huebner, C.Arb, FCIArb is an international arbitrator who has handled more than 200 arbitrations in three dozen jurisdictions around the world.  He has particular expertise in technology, life sciences, telecom, new energy, infrastructure, and investment disputes, and the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center has regularly named him to its “Tech List” of the “world’s most accomplished technology neutrals.” He sits on the panels of … Read More

TagTime S02E02 – Kevin Kim on “The Gangnam Principle in International Arbitration”

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Kevin Kim discussed “The Gangnam Principle in International Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Kevin’s slides are available here. He was tagged by Dr Michael Hwang SC; he in turn tagged Alvin Yeo. Kap‐You (Kevin) Kim is a senior partner at Peter & Kim in Seoul. He was previously a senior partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, where he worked for the past three decades in various roles, including as the co‐founder and head of the International Arbitration Practice and the head of the Domestic and International Disputes Group. Over the past 30 years, Kevin has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, coarbitrator or sole arbitrator in more than 300 cases of international arbitrations under … Read More

TagTime S02 E01 – Samaa Haridi on “Legal Privilege in International Commercial Arbitration”

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Samaa Haridi discussed the “Legal Privilege in International Commercial Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Samaa’s slides are available here. She was tagged Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN; she in turn tagged Amb. (r.) David Huebner.  Samaa A. Haridi is a common and civil law trained, trilingual partner in the International Arbitration Group of Hogan Lovells.  Ms. Haridi has significant experience representing corporations and financial institutions from various parts of the world, and represents parties in international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the arbitration rules of all the major arbitral institutions.  Ms. Haridi also frequently sits as an arbitrator in international commercial and investment disputes. Ms. Haridi has been ranked by clients and peers in Chambers … Read More

TagTime S01 E15 – Summer Special

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In this final episode of Season 1, Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee welcomed surprise guests Chiann Bao, Christopher Campbell, Thomas Granier, Rekha Rangachari, Patricia Saiz, Hafez Virjee and Jeffrey Zaino, for a discussion of innovation, Delos, challenges of arbitration, the pandemic, and diversity, sprinkled with light banter. The recording is available here. Find out more about the TagTime series here, and browse past episodes here.

TagTime S01 E14 – Dr Michael Hwang SC on the “Referral of Judgment Payment Disputes to Arbitration”

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Dr Michael Hwang SC discussed the “Referral of Judgment Payment Disputes to Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Michael’s script is available here. He was tagged by Vladimir Khvalei; he in turn tagged Kevin Kim. Dr Michael Hwang SC currently practices as an international arbitrator and mediator based in Singapore. He was the Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts from 2010 to 2018. He sits as arbitrator in domestic and international disputes, including investment treaty disputes, under a wide variety of arbitral rules. Michael was called to the Singapore Bar in 1968, when he joined Allen & Gledhill. He became a partner in 1972 and retired from the firm in 2002 after serving as head … Read More