TagTime S02E11 – Dr Stephan Wilske on “The Phenomenon of the Ailing Arbitrator and Its Consequences”

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Dr Stephan Wilske discussed “The Phenomenon of the Ailing Arbitrator and Its Consequences” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here and Dr Wilske’s slides are available here. Stephan Wilske was tagged by Prof. Larry Shore; he in turn tagged Prof. Pierre Percier. Dr Stephan Wilske advises national and international clients on arbitration and cross-border litigation. He has acted in numerous arbitrations (national and international) with an emphasis on project-related disputes, post-M&A disputes, joint ventures, investment arbitrations and general commercial law. Stephan studied at the Universities of Tübingen, Aix-en-Provence (Maîtrise en Droit 1986) and Chicago (LL.M.; Casper Platt Award 1996). He was admitted to the German bar in 1997 and has been a partner at Gleiss Lutz since 2002. He … Read More

TagTime S02E10 – Judith Levine on “Arbitration in Absentia: How to Deal with Non-participation in International Disputes”

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Judith Levine discussed “Arbitration in Absentia: How to Deal with Non-participation in International Disputes” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The video is available here and Judith Levine’s slides are available here. Judith was tagged by ICJ Judge Joan Donoghue; she in turn tagged Catherine Amirfar. Judith Levine is an independent arbitrator with over 20 years of dispute resolution experience in the fields of public international law, foreign investment, and commercial contracts. She brings valuable insight from her work in both private practice and for public institutions. Judith has acted as presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator, and co-panellist in disputes at the International Chamber of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. She is also a Vice President of the … Read More

TagTime S02E09 – Judge Joan Donoghue on “Arbitrators as Flamingos of Many Colors”

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Judge Joan Donoghue discussed “Arbitrators as Flamingos of Many Colors” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Judge Donoghue was tagged by Prof. Loukas Mistelis; she in turn tagged Judith Levine. Judge Joan Donoghue has been a member of the International Court of Justice since 2010. She has also served on investor-state arbitral tribunals and ICSID annulment committees. Before joining the ICJ, Judge Donoghue held a number of positions at the United States Department of State, culminating in the role of Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, the senior career attorney at the State Department. While at the State Department, she supervised legal work related to the negotiation of investment treaties, as well as advocacy in the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and … Read More

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