TagTime S01 E13 – Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN on “Intra-Africa trade and the future of commercial dispute resolution on the continent”

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Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN discussed “Intra-Africa trade and the future of commercial dispute resolution on the continent” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. He was tagged by Prof. Catherine Rogers; he in turn tagged Samaa Haridi. This episode was also supported by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) – Nigeria Branch, CRID-LawNet, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA). Charles Adeyemi (Yemi) Candide-Johnson SAN is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, a former chairman of the Section on business Law of the Nigeria Bar Association, a past president of the Lagos Court of Arbitration, the chairman of the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Corporation, and the convenor of the Nigerian Justice Reform Project. He … Read More

TagTime S01 E12 – Vladimir Khvalei on “Corruption in international arbitration: red flags, burden and standard of proof”

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Vladimir Khvalei discussed “Corruption in international arbitration: red flags, burden and standard of proof” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. He was tagged by Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab; he in turn tagged Dr. Michael Hwang SC. This episode was also supported by the CIS Arbitration Forum. For a write-up of this episode, see Natália Rincon, “TagTime with Vladimir Khvalei – Corruption in international arbitration: red flags, burden and standard of proof” (The American Review of International Arbitration, 4 February 2021). Vladimir Khvalei is a partner in the Moscow office of Baker & McKenzie and heads the firm’s CIS Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Mr. Khvalei is Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and a member of the London … Read More

TagTime S01 E11 – Prof. Catherine A. Rogers on “Does International Arbitration Enfeeble or Enhance Local Legal Institutions?”

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Prof. Catherine Rogers discussed “Does International Arbitration Enfeeble or Enhance Local Legal Institutions?” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Catherine’s presentation is available here. To find out more about the topic, it is based on an article of same title by Prof. Catherine Rogers and Christopher Drahozal, which is available for download here. Prof. Catherine Rogers was tagged by Prof. Diane Desierto; she in turn tagged Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN. This episode was also supported by Arbitrator Intelligence. Prof. Catherine Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Penn State Law, with a dual appointment as Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and the Rule of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she is also Co-Director of the Institute for Ethics … Read More

TagTime S01 E10 – Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab on “Good Faith and Neighbouring Doctrines: Conceptual Considerations and Practical Applications in International Arbitration”

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Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab discussed “Good Faith and Neighbouring Doctrines: Conceptual Considerations and Practical Applications in International Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab was tagged by Cecilia Azar; he in turn tagged Vladimir Khvalei. This episode was also supported by the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) and the DIFC-LCIA. Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab is the Chair of the Private International law Department and Professor of International Arbitration at Cairo University. He is also: Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member of the ICCA Governing Board; Vice- Chair, IBA Arab Regional Forum; Member of the CRCICA Advisory Committee; Member of the Advisory Board, Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC); Member of … Read More

TagTime S01 E09 – Prof. Diane Desierto on “Invoking Climate Change, Environmental Law and Human Rights Law in International Arbitration: Utopia or Opportunity?”

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Prof. Diane Desierto discussed “Invoking Climate Change, Environmental Law and Human Rights Law in International Arbitration: Utopia or Opportunity?” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Diane Desierto was ‘tagged’ by Dr. Yas Banifatemi; she in turn tagged Prof. Catherine Rogers. This episode was also supported by the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb). For a write-up of this episode, see Olivia Lu, “TagTime with Prof. Diane Desierto – Invoking Climate Change, Environmental Law and Human Rights Law in International Arbitration: Utopia or Opportunity?” (The American Review of International Arbitration, 8 February 2021). Prof. Diane Desierto (JSD, Yale) is a tenured Associate Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, where she is … Read More

TagTime S01 E08 – Cecilia Azar on “Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: Debates and dilemmas surrounding third-party funding and party representation”

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Cecilia Azar discussed “Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: Debates and dilemmas surrounding third-party funding and party representation” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Cecilia Azar was tagged by Funke Adekoya SAN; she in turn tagged Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab. This episode was also supported by Women Way in Arbitration – Latin America (WWA LatAm). Cecilia Azar is a partner at Galicia Abogados, specializing in arbitration, mediation and legal proceedings relating to arbitration. She has specialized in the energy, infrastructure, construction and family/commercial mediation sectors over the past 10 years. Her clients include national and international companies involved in energy or construction and infrastructure projects. Her recent cases have covered complex legal disputes relating to distribution, technology transfer … Read More

TagTime S01 E07 – Dr Yas Banifatemi on “Arbitration as a means of improving human rights protections at sea”

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Dr. Yas Banifatemi discussed “Arbitration as a means of improving human rights protections at sea” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Yas Banifatemi’s presentation is available here. She was tagged by Meg Kinnear; she in turn tagged Prof. Diane Desierto. Dr. Yas Banifatemi is a partner and Co-Head of the International Arbitration practice at Shearman & Sterling. She also leads the firm’s Public International Law practice, and co-heads the firm’s Energy practice. She is widely recognized as one of the most prominent international arbitration and public international law specialists worldwide. Yas Banifatemi is a Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, a member of the LCIA Court and a member of the SIAC Court of Arbitration. She is … Read More

TagTime S01 E06 – Funke Adekoya SAN on “Damages and Costs: Can Fair Compensation Be Too Much?”

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Funke Adekoya SAN discussed “Damages and Costs: Can Fair Compensation Be Too Much?” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee, reviewed the manner in which damages were pleaded and addressed in certain particularly large awards, and the practice of allocation of costs, both in commercial and investment arbitration. The recording is available here. Funke Adekoya SAN was tagged by Gourab Banerji SA; she in turn tagged Cecilia Azar. This episode was also supported by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) – Nigeria Branch, CRID-LawNet, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA). Funke Adekoya SAN is a founding Partner at Nigerian law firm ǼLEX, one of the largest full service commercial law firms in Nigeria where she … Read More

TagTime S01 E05 – Gourab Banerji SA on “Recent Developments in the Enforcement of New York Convention Awards in India”

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Gourab Banerji SA discussed “Recent Developments in the Enforcement of New York Convention Awards in India” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee, and retraced the history of enforcement of New York Convention awards in India before turning to the recent Indian Supreme Court judgments in Vijay Karia & Ors. v. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi S.r.I. (2020) and National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) v. Alimenta S.A. (2020). The recording is available here. For a write-up of this webinar, see Sahil Tagotra & Ishita Mishra, “Recent Developments in the Enforcement of New York Convention Awards in India” (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 6 July 2020). Gourab Banerji was tagged by Sir Bernard Eder; he in turn tagged Funke Adekoya SAN. This episode was also supported by Young … Read More

TagTime S01 E04 – Meg Kinnear on “Tracking the Evolution of the ICSID Rules”

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Meg Kinnear discussed “Tracking the Evolution of the ICSID Rules” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Meg Kinnear tagged Dr Yas Banifatemi. This episode was also supported by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). For a write-up of this webinar, see Wendy Shidi Wu, TagTime with Meg Kinnear – Tracking the Evolution of the ICSID Rules (American Review of International Arbitration (ARIA / Columbia Law School), 15 January 2021). Meg Kinnear is a Vice President of the World Bank Group and the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Ms. Kinnear was formerly the Senior General Counsel and Director General of the Trade Law Bureau of Canada. In November 2002, Ms. Kinnear was also … Read More