India Launch Event

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Delos’s Indian Launch Event will take place on Thursday 21 October and start at 2pm IST / 12.30pm Dubai / 9.30am London. It will feature debates, discussion and networking with leading in-house counsel and arbitration practitioners as speakers. The full programme can be found below. Register for this event here: Full programme: Login, Welcome from Delos 14:00 – 14:10 IST  Introductory Comments Speakers: Mr. Vyapak Desai, Partner, Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai Mr. Manish Aggarwal, Partner, Three Crowns LLP, London 14:10-14:30 IST Panel Discussion Topic: The Nuances of an Arbitration Agreement: Incorporating the Right Elements Moderator: Mr. Palash Gupta, Partner, Jerome Merchant & Partners, Mumbai  Panel: Mr. Gourab Banerji, Senior Advocate & Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, London; additional panelists to be confirmed … Read More

In conversation with Neil – The Hon. Julia Gillard AC

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Neil Kaplan CBE QC SBS, in the final episode in this series, hosted The Hon. Julia Gillard AC. The recording is available here. The Hon. Julia Gillard AC was the 27th Prime Minister of Australia. She is currently the inaugural Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at Kings College London, and the Australian National University. Ms Gillard is also the co-author of “Women and Leadership” with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, which analyses the influence of gender on women’s access to positions of leadership, the perceptions of them as leaders, the trajectory of their leadership and the circumstances in which it comes to an end. She also currently serves as the Chair of Beyond Blue, one of Australia’s leading mental health awareness … Read More

TagTime S03E13 – Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid on “Can Foreign Investors Bring Claims Against a State for Violations of a BIT or MIT Where a State Has Failed to Act to Prevent Climate Change or Acted to Prevent Climate Change?”

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Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid discussed “Can Foreign Investors Bring Claims Against a State for Violations of a BIT or MIT Where a State Has Failed to Act to Prevent Climate Change or Acted to Prevent Climate Change?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid was tagged by Baiju Vasani; she, in turn, tagged Angeline Welsh. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid represents and advises clients on complex international disputes with a focus on public international law including issues related to human rights, international investment arbitration, international commercial arbitration, and foreign investor risk management. Praised by Chambers as a “standout lawyer” and “formidable litigator,” Meriam’s experience is vast across sectors, regions and arbitral institutions. Clients also report to Chambers that she is … Read More

TagTime S03E12 – Annette Magnusson on “Substantive Issues at the Intersection of Climate Change and International Arbitration”

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Annette Magnusson discussed “Substantive Issues at the Intersection of Climate Change and International Arbitration” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Annette Magnusson was tagged by Sandra González; she, in turn, tagged Beata Gessel. Annette Magnusson is the Co-Founder of Climate Change Counsel. Annette’s background is in leadership, innovation and policy advocacy. She was Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) between 2010 and 2021 and has more than 20 years’ experience of international law, including from global law firms. She is the founder of the crowdsourcing initiative Stockholm Treaty Lab, which seeks to use international law to promote green investments, and was shortlisted for the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award in 2017. … Read More

In conversation with Neil – Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE CMG QC

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Neil Kaplan and Chiann Bao hosted Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE CMG QC. The recording is available here. Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE CMG QC read law at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a BA (Law) (First Class Hons) in 1976, LLB (International Law) (First Class Hons) in 1977, and became an MA in 1981.  As an undergraduate, he was elected President of the Cambridge Union in 1976.   Elected a Fellow of Magdalene College in 1978, he taught law there and at the Cambridge University Law Faculty for nearly twenty years.  He was appointed Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics in 1996, where he remained until becoming a Judge of the International Court of Justice in 2009.  He returned to Magdalene College as Master … Read More

In conversation with Neil – Prof. Pierre Tercier

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Neil Kaplan and Chiann Bao hosted Prof. Pierre Tercier. The recording is available here. Prof. Pierre Tercier is a Professor emeritus at the University of Friborg and Honorary President of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC. He now works mainly as an independent arbitrator. For over a generation, Pierre Tercier has been one of the most respected legal scholars in the Switzerland. He has authored more than 250 legal writings, focusing on contract law and international arbitration, among which there are several treatises that have become instant classics. Pierre Tercier has extensive experience in international arbitration, having chaired the ICC International Court of Arbitration and having served many times in ICC cases. He was also Chairman of the Swiss Commission on Competition, the Swiss … Read More

ROAP Asia 2021 Finals – 23 August 2021

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The ROAP Asia Finals brought to a close our advanced remote oral advocacy and cross-examination courses, by featuring the most persuasive and skilled participants on each course. The recording is available here. The outcome of the finals was determined by a panel of world-class arbitrators consisting of Toby Landau QC (President), to whom the ROAP Asia 2021 edition was dedicated, Chiann Bao and Dr Michael Hwang SC. The winners were: Deya Dubey and Moushumi Vaidya for the cross-examination course, and Jagpreet Sandhu and Lauren Toledo for the oral submissions course. The other finalists were: Sui Hang Hui and Michael Laming for the cross-examination course, and Georgios Fasfalis and Dennis Wu for the oral submissions course. You will find short bios of … Read More

In conversation with Neil – Sarah Grimmer

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Neil Kaplan and Chiann Bao hosted Sarah Grimmer. The recording is available here. Sarah Grimmer is Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre responsible for its international dispute resolution services and operations from Hong Kong, Seoul, and Shanghai. She was formerly Senior Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague where she administered inter-state, investor-state, and commercial arbitrations involving states or state-entities. Prior to joining the PCA, Sarah was a member of the Secretariat at the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris where she administered commercial arbitrations under the ICC Rules. She was also a member of the international arbitration group at Shearman & Sterling LLP in Paris, prior to which she worked in private practice in Auckland. In 2021, … Read More

ROAP EMEA 2021 Mock Hearing – 7 July 2021

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This ROAP EMEA Mock Hearing featured the following: Tribunal and Observer: Graciela JASA SILVEIRA, Sacha KARSENTI, Oladimeji OJO and Krishnan SHAKKOTTAI Counsel for Claimant: Sunita ADVANI and Katherine JONCKHEERE Counsel for Respondent: Julia DYRAS and Camille RAMOS-KLEE Matter: Termination of the Production Sharing Agreements on grounds of Force Majeure in Gujarat State Petroleum v Republic of Yemen (ICC Case No. 19299/MCP) Find out more about the ROAP Mock Hearings here. With the support of:

ROAP EMEA 2021 Mock Hearing – 5 July 2021

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This ROAP EMEA Mock Hearing featured the following: Tribunal and Observer: Michael GREENOP, Katherine JONCKHEERE, Valentina MASELLI and David SEIDL Counsel for Claimant: Daniil SHAMELO and Panos THEODOROPOULOS Counsel for Respondent: Rebecca JAMES and Ibukunoluwa OWA Matter: Termination of the Production Sharing Agreements on grounds of Force Majeure in Gujarat State Petroleum v Republic of Yemen (ICC Case No. 19299/MCP) Find out more about the ROAP Mock Hearings here. With the support of: