This conference is
taking place in Washington on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at Covington & Burling,
One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, NW, Washington D.C., 20001-4946, USA


 

Chaired
by Matthew Slater, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Caroline Richard, Freshfields
Bruckhaus Deringer this conference will discuss key issues at the forefront
of international investment treaty arbitration.


 

Topics
will include:


 

  • Session
    one: Investment disputes year in review?
    – Practitioners
    from around the region will discuss key themes and developments of the past
    year, and their implications.

     

  • Session two: The GAR
    Live symposium:
    Our espresso version of
    Tylney Hall, themed around investment disputes. A chance to continue the
    conversation from session one, and also dig into other topics, such as the
    proposed amendments of the ICSID rules.

     

  • Session three: Corruption
    defence to investment treaty claims – a diversionary tactic or effective
    shield? :
    This session will see
    our distinguished panel discuss the emergence, and evolution, of corruption and
    illegality in investment treaty claims.

     

  • Session
    four: The GAR Live Debate

    Motion: “This house believes that investor-state arbitration will remain an
    essential component to the success of future investment treaties.”


 

All
delegates are invited to attend a drinks reception kindly hosted by Freshfields
Bruckhaus Deringer.


 

We hope
that you will be able to join us at the conference in Washington.


 

For the
full programme and speaker list please visit the
GAR
Live website.


  • Event Details
  • Start Date: 23/05/2017 12:00 am
  • End Date: 23/05/2017 11:59 pm