Tag Archives: Webinar

“Planes, paintings and Russian space assets” – Practicalities, challenges, successes and failures in the enforcement of arbitral awards against states and state entities

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 12.45 – 1.45pm BST States are increasingly involved in disputes arising from commercial transactions and arbitrations with investors under various bilateral and multilateral investment treaties.  Resolving a dispute with a state is only the first step – … Continue reading

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Investor’s claims against Peru thrown out due to abusive corporate restructuring to acquire treaty rights

In an award rendered on 9 January 2015, an ICSID tribunal (Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler (presiding), Eduardo Zuleta, and Raúl Vinuesa), determined that one of the Claimants had acquired shares in a Peruvian company only for the purpose of obtaining treaty rights, … Continue reading

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Upcoming webinar: Instability in Iraq and the implications for international energy contracts

Tuesday 21 October 2014, London, Dubai, Tokyo 9.30 – 10.30am BST 12.30 – 1.30pm GST 5.30 – 6.30pm JST As the turmoil in Iraq shows no sign of abating, our panel of expert speakers draw from their own experience in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Sanctions Update: Ukraine and Russia

Monday 22 September 2014, 2.00pm – 3.00pm BST The international sanctions landscape has continued to develop in response to the situation in Ukraine. On 12 September, the EU and US both published details of expansions to their existing sanctions against … Continue reading

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Cutting through the politics of the Scottish Independence Referendum: The International Law Implications of Independence

Monday 14 July 2014, 12.30 – 1.30pm BST The Scottish Independence Referendum is set to take place on 18 September 2014. The “Yes” and “No” campaigns hold highly divergent positions on certain key issues, including EU membership and ownership of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Investment Treaties and the African Continent – Change, Risk and Opportunity

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12.30 – 1.30pm BST Drawing together the two strands of our recent webinars on Investment Treaty Arbitration and arbitration in the EMEA regions, this webinar will focus on Investment Treaties and the African continent. Africa is … Continue reading

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Upcoming webinar: Structuring investment and maximising treaty protection

Tuesday 22 October 2013, 1-2pm UK time. Investors are increasingly alive to the investment protections offered by bilateral and multilateral investment treaties.  Yet not all investment treaties are the same, with some offering stronger or more extensive protections than others. … Continue reading

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HSF holds two successful webinars: ‘Enforcing Arbitration Awards on the Fringes of EMEA’ and ‘What Value Your BIT Protection Now?’

Over the last two weeks, Herbert Smith Freehills’ global arbitration practice has delivered two live audio seminars delivered to the listener’s desktop. We were delighted that hundreds of people from around the world were able to attend. On 4 July … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars

Herbert Smith Freehills’ global arbitration practice continues its webinar series in July with two live audio seminars delivered to your desktop. What value your BIT protection now? – withdrawals, annulments and refusal to enforce, 4 July 2013 This is the second in … Continue reading

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HSF held first in a series of webinars: ‘A Beginner’s Guide to BITs: What are they and why do you need them?’. Have your say on what you want to hear next….

On Thursday 11 April 2013, Herbert Smith Freehills delivered a live audio webinar entitled: ‘A Beginner’s Guide to BITs: What are they and why do you need them?’. The webinar – an online seminar delivered to individual desktops – was … Continue reading

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