The Future of Arbitration for the Energy and Natural Resources Sectors

14 July 2015
Organizer: Debevoise & Plimpton
Location: Debevoise & Plimpton, London, UK

Energy Disputes Roundtable On Tuesday 14 July, Debevoise will host an invitation-only roundtable to discuss significant emerging trends for arbitration and dispute resolution in the energy and natural resources sectors.

Participants from industry, subject-matter consultants, leading Debevoise practitioners, arbitrators and trade negotiators will share their insights in an afternoon discussion under Chatham House Rules.

Panel discussions will explore:

  • The implications of climate change for investment arbitration: evolving treaty practice, renewables claims, international environmental law and the state as environmental “claimant”
  • Business and human rights: reporting requirements, best practices, emerging themes in investment arbitration and extraterritorial litigation risk
  • Energy security policy: a trigger for and defence to an investment arbitration?
  • Boundary disputes: risk management strategies
  • Tax disputes: lessons learned from recent cases
  • State practice and tactics in arbitration
  • Transparency and freedom of information in arbitration involving state parties
  • Funding options and fee arrangements for complex arbitrations

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