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 will discuss “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 on Wednesday 7 July at 11am New York / 4pm London / 5pm Paris / 7pm Dubai. Duration: about one hour, including Q&A. Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid was tagged by Baiju Vasani. Register for this free webinar here and find out more about Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid below: 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 … Read More

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

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Annette Magnusson will discuss “Substantive Issues at the Intersection of Climate Change and International Arbitration” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee on Wednesday 30 June at 11am New York / 4pm London / 5pm Stockholm / 7pm Dubai. Duration: about one hour, including Q&A. Annette Magnusson was tagged by Sandra González. Register for this free webinar here and find out more about Annette Magnusson below: 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 … Read More

TagTime S03E10 – Sandra González on “Applying Substantive Law in International Arbitration: On the Way to Harmonization?”

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Sandra González discussed “Applying Substantive Law in International Arbitration: On the Way to Harmonization?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Sandra González was tagged by Eduardo Damião Gonçalves; she, in turn, tagged Annette Magnusson. Sandra González chairs FERRERE’s Dispute Resolution practice in its offices in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay. She represents clients in a wide range of industries in commercial and investment arbitration under several arbitration rules and institutions. She has recently represented clients in construction, oil & gas, ports, mining and regulated markets cases. Sandra González also sits as arbitrator; she has arbitrated cases under different applicable laws, seats and institutions on infrastructure projects, M&A and construction.     Ms. González is Uruguay’s alternate member to the ICC Arbitration … Read More

TagTime S03E11 – Baiju Vasani on “Can BITs Apply to Disputed Territory?”

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Baiju Vasani discussed “Can BITs Apply to Disputed Territory?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. Baiju Vasani was tagged by Prof. Patricia Shaughnessy; he, in turn, tagged Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid. Baiju Vasani is an international arbitration lawyer and arbitrator based in London and Moscow. For the last two decades, Baiju has served as advocate or arbitrator in dozens of high-value international arbitrations across a range of sectors and industries involving ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, ICDR, SIAC, BITs, the Energy Charter Treaty, and public international law. He has also advised states on the negotiation and drafting of investment treaties, and investors on the (re)structuring of their investments for maximum treaty protection consonant with tax and corporate governance strategies. Baiju is a Senior … Read More

TagTime S03E09 – Prof. Patricia Shaughnessy on “Settlement in Arbitration: the Changing Role of the Arbitrator”

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Prof. Patricia Shaughnessy discussed “Settlement in Arbitration: the Changing Role of the Arbitrator“ with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Shaughnessy was tagged by Prof. Julian Lew; she, in turn, tagged Baiju Vasani. Professor Patricia Shaughnessy created and directs the Master of International Commercial Arbitration Law Program (LLM) at Stockholm University, and teaches and researches in related fields. Patricia is the Vice-Chair of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), having served on its Board since 2006.  She has been an active member of the SCC committees that have drafted the SCC Rules, including the new 2017 Rules. Recently she served as a government-appointed expert in the committee that proposed revisions to the … Read More

TagTime S03E08 – Prof. Julian Lew QC on “What is the Role of Counsel in International Arbitration?”

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Prof. Julian Lew QC discussed “What is the Role of Counsel in International Arbitration?“ with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Lew was tagged by Prof. Maxi Scherer; he, in turn, tagged Prof. Patricia Shaughnessy. Professor Julian Lew QC is a full-time arbitrator in international commercial and investment disputes. He has been involved with international arbitration for more than 40 years as an academic, counsel and arbitrator. Before 2005, Julian was a partner and, for some years, the head of the international arbitration practice group of Herbert Smith. He is Professor of International Arbitration and Head of the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. He has held these positions since the … Read More

TagTime S03E07 – Eduardo Damião Gonçalves on “M&A and Securities Disputes”

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Eduardo Damião Gonçalves discussed “M&A and Securities Disputes“ with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Eduardo was tagged by Andrés Jana; he, in turn, tagged Sandra Gonzalez. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves is a partner at Mattos Filho in São Paulo. He has experience as both a counsel and arbitrator in a wide variety of domestic and international arbitrations, having been involved in disputes administered under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and Brazilian domestic rules. His practice involves complex arbitration disputes in a wide variety of industries, such as construction, insurance, information technology, telecommunications, energy, and oil and gas, among others. Mr. Gonçalves was also Chairman of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBar) and … Read More

TagTime S03E06 – Prof. Maxi Scherer on “An Arbitration Evergreen: What Is the Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement?”

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Prof. Maxi Scherer discussed “An Arbitration Evergreen: What Is the Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Maxi was tagged by Ndanga Kamau; she in turn tagged Prof. Julian Lew QC. Professor Maxi Scherer is Special Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and regularly sits as arbitrator. She also holds the Chair for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law at Queen Mary, University of London, and is Queen Mary’s Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies in Paris and of the LLM in Paris programme. Prof. Scherer further serves on the Delos Board of Advisors and acts as the General Editor of the Kluwer Journal of International … Read More

TagTime S03E05 – Andrés Jana on “Applying Substantive Law in International Arbitration: Is There a Case for Harmonization?”

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Andrés Jana discussed “Applying Substantive Law in International Arbitration: Is There a Case for Harmonization?” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Andrés was tagged by Yoshimi Ohara, he in turn tagged Eduardo Damião Gonçalves. Andrés Jana is a founding partner at Chilean law firm Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana. Between 1996 and 1998 he was the Director of Legal Studies of the Central Bank of Chile. He obtained his LL.M. from Harvard University and graduated summa cum laude from the Law School of the Universidad de Chile. He has vast experience as counsel, arbitrator and expert in international disputes involving commercial, investment and international public law issues, before the ICJ, ICSID, the ICC, the LCIA, the … Read More

TagTime S03E04 – Yoshimi Ohara on “When Arbitration Meets IP Disputes – Settling Global Patent Disputes in a Single Arbitration”

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Yoshimi Ohara discussed “When Arbitration Meets IP Disputes – Settling Global Patent Disputes in a Single Arbitration” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Yoshimi was tagged by Matt Gearing QC; she in turn tagged Andrés Jana. Yoshimi Ohara is a Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, international complex litigation and mediation. She represents both domestic and foreign clients in international arbitration in various venues under the rules of the ICC, AAA/ICDR, SIAC and JCAA. With a strong corporate and IP background, she has extensive experience in dealing with disputes covering a wide range of subjects, including joint ventures, M&A, energy, construction, technology transfer, intellectual property, shipping, sales and distribution. … Read More