TagTime S04E03 – Bart Legum on “Enforcement of ICSID Convention Arbitration Awards: How to Fix a Broken System”

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Bart Legum will discuss “Enforcement of ICSID Convention Arbitration Awards: How to Fix a Broken System” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 6 October at 11am New York / 4pm London / 5pm Paris / 7pm Dubai. It will last about an hour and include a Q&A session. Bart Legum was tagged by Prof. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska. Register for this webinar here: Bart Legum is a partner in Dentons’ Paris office and head of the firm’s investment treaty arbitration practice. Bart has over 30 years’ experience in litigating complex cases and has argued before numerous international arbitration tribunals, the International Court of Justice and a range of trial and appeals courts in the United States. His … Read More

TagTime S04E01 – Prof. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska on “Application of Substantive Law in International Arbitration – the Limits of Tribunals’ Discretionary Powers”

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Prof. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska discussed “Application of Substantive Law in International Arbitration – the Limits of Tribunals’ Discretionary Powers” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Prof. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska was tagged by Annette Magnusson; she, in turn, tagged Bart Legum. Prof. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska is an expert in arbitration, merger and acquisition transactions and private equity / venture capital and corporate law. As of 1995, arbitration has been an important element in Beata’s professional practice. She has built up comprehensive experience in ADR, participating – whether as arbitrator, counsel, or expert – in approximately 100 arbitration cases, domestic as well as international (conducted according to rules including those of the ICC, UNCITRAL, FCC, IAA, SCAI, Lewiatan, Polish National Chamber of Commerce … Read More

TagTime S04E02 – Angeline Welsh on “Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd: What Are the Limits to Party Autonomy in International Arbitration?”

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Angeline Welsh will discuss “Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd: What Are the Limits to Party autonomy in International Arbitration?” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 22 September at 11am New York / 4pm London / 5pm Paris / 7pm Dubai. It will last about an hour and include a Q&A session. Angeline Welsh was tagged by Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid. Register for this webinar here: Angeline Welsh is a commercial litigator with over 15 years of experience and specific expertise in international arbitration. She has appeared (unled) before the English Commercial Court, the English Court of Appeal and conducted substantial advocacy before both commercial and investment treaty arbitral tribunals. She has also appeared (led) before … 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

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. The recording is available here. Baiju Vasani was tagged by Prof. Patricia Shaughnessy; he, in turn, tagged Prof. Meriam Nazih Al-Rashid and Prof. Dan Sarooshi QC. 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 … 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