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
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.
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.
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.”
delegates are invited to attend a drinks reception kindly hosted by Freshfields
that you will be able to join us at the conference in Washington.
full programme and speaker list please visit the GAR