Debevoise Lawyers Speak at International Law Week 2018

18 October 2018

A team of four Debevoise & Plimpton lawyers will speak at International Law Week 2018, presented by the International Law Association (ILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA). This multi-day conference aims to assess the past, present and future of international law and address the fundamental question of why international law matters. The firm’s lineup of presenters includes:

  • Catherine Amirfar, panelist, “Is Investment Arbitration at Serious Risk?”

  • David W. Rivkin, panelist, “Investing in Climate Change Technologies: Barriers and Opportunities.”

  • Floriane Lavaud, panelist, “Imposing Obligations on Foreign Investors: An Emerging Trend in International Arbitration.”

  • Megan Corrarino, moderator, “Due Process for Refugees at Borders: A Challenge for International Law.”

Associate Ashika Singh also represented the firm as part of the ILW program committee, helping to organize this year’s event.

Debevoise’s International Dispute Resolution Group handles a broad range of matters, including international commercial and treaty arbitration, public international law and complex commercial litigation. Just as diverse is its industry experience, which spans energy and natural resources, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and many others. Truly global in approach, the practice’s lawyers are fluent in more than 30 languages and trained and qualified under a host of common law and civil law systems.

Debevoise & Plimpton is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.