The immunity of states and their assets from the reach of national courts is an area of law with considerable practical implications for both private and state owned entities entering into international energy contracts.
In this panel discussion, the speakers will address the issue of immunity from a number of perspectives, considering key principles of the UK and international law on state immunity, in the light of recent developments. The panel will draw on their experience to highlight how immunity may apply to states, state-owned entities and other international actors involved in the energy sector. The speakers will also consider the practicalities of negotiating waivers of immunity, as well as their key features and implications.
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