ROAP EMEA Finals – 30 November 2021

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The ROAP EMEA 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 Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler (President), to whom the ROAP EMEA 2021 edition was dedicated, Samaa Haridi and Ndanga Kamau. The winners were: Amelia Keene and expert Joseph Kirby for the cross-examination course, and Craig Gaver Sandhu and Rebecca James for the oral submissions course. The other finalists were: Gillian Forsyth and expert Jyrki Kolsi for the cross-examination course, and Katherine Jonckheere and Oladimeji Ojo for the oral submissions course. You will find short bios of our finalists and tribunal members below. TRIBUNAL FOR ROAP EMEA 2021 FINALS Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler is the immediate past President and … Read More

International Arbitration in the Real World: A How-To Guide to the Delos Rules

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The ‘hands-on’ webinar on the Delos Rules, took place on Wednesday 24 November 2021, at 2pm CET. It featured Dr Cristina Alexe FCIArb, Thomas Granier and Adrian Iordache. The event was organised by Delos and Iordache Partners and supported by the Romania Chapter of the New York State Bar Association International Section. The recording is available here. ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS Dr Cristina Alexe FCIArb is partner of a Romanian law office having over 22 years of experience in legal matters as member of the Bucharest Bar. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, advising on matters of international law, contract law, cross-border jurisdiction and assisting clients in arbitration proceedings in front of Romanian and international courts of arbitration under various rules (ICC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, ICSID and CICA … Read More

S01E03 – Case Management Conferences

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Join us for the third episode of ARBinBRIEF with Suzanne Rattray (partner at Ranking Engineering Consultants) and Preety Bhagnani (partner at White & Case LLP), moderated by Elizabeth Chao (ArbitralWomen board member). The event will take place on 10 November 2021 at 14:00 CET. You can register here for this event.

TagTime S04E06 – Philippe Pinsolle on “When Interim Measures Can Be Outcome Decisive and Why?”

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Philippe Pinsolle discussed “When Interim Measures Can Be Outcome Decisive and Why?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Philippe Pinsolle was tagged by Patrick Pearsall; He, in turn, tagged Chiann Bao. Philippe Pinsolle is the head of international arbitration for continental Europe at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. He has acted as counsel in more than 270 international arbitrations, with a particular focus on Investor-State arbitrations and commercial disputes involving the energy, power, oil & gas, construction and defense industries. He has been involved in arbitrations under the auspices of virtually all major arbitration institutions including the ICC, the LCIA, the ICSID, the SCC, the AAA, the ICDR, the Swiss Chambers of Commerce, the AFA, as well as in ad hoc cases … Read More

S01E02 – I Am Appointed: Now What?

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Join us for the second episode of ARBinBRIEF with Chiann Bao (arbitrator at Arbitration Chambers) and Fatima Balfaqeeh (Vice-Chair of the UAE Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), moderated by Dara Sahab (Squire Patton Boggs). The event will take place on 27 October 2021 at 15:00 CET. You can register here for this event.

Clean Energy and Arbitration

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The Clean Energy and Arbitration event organised jointly by KLC Law Firm and Delos, took place on Wednesday 10 November 2021.  It featured Adam Bryan (TotalEnergies), Patrick Hebreard (FTI Consulting), Tilman Niedermaier (CMS), Marily Paralika (Fieldfisher) and Alexandros Tsirigos (KLC Law Firm) (short bios below). The speakers provided an analytical view of what are ‘clean’ and ‘green’ energies, and what implications these emerging industries carry for the practice of international arbitration. The topic was introduced by Thomas Granier (ASAFO & Co.) and Lito Dokopoulou (KLC Law Firm). The recording is available here. ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS Adam Bryan is a Senior Legal Counsel in the trading division of the TotalEnergies group, based in Switzerland. Previously, he worked for approximately ten years in international treaty … Read More

India Launch Event

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Delos’s India Launch Event took place on Thursday 21 October. It featured debates, discussion and networking with leading in-house counsel and arbitration practitioners as speakers. The recording of the event is available here.  The full programme and speaker short bios can be found below, with thanks to the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA), the Eastern Book Company (EBC), the Indian Arbitration Forum (IAF), the Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (MNLU) and Supreme Court Cases Online (SCC) for their support of this event.  FULL PROGRAMME Masters of Ceremony Ms. Riddhi Joshi, Research Group, Delos Dispute Resolution, PuneMr. Varad Kohle, Research Group, Delos Dispute Resolution, New Delhi   Welcome & Introductory Remarks Co-Convenor Mr. Rahul Donde, Counsel, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, GenevaCo-Convenor Mr. Hafez … 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