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Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to join a free online webinar entitled "Investment Disputes and the COVID-19 Crisis: The View Ahead". This webinar will be on Thursday, June 4th at 11:00 AM EDT (GMT -4). If interested, please register by emailing tThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We'd love to have you join us.

Sincerely,

The International Law Institute

 
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ABOUT ILI

The International Law Institute is an independent, non-political, non-profit educational and training institute based in Washington DC. ILI is a leading provider of training and technical assistance related to governance, project management, public private partnerships, legislative drafting, and public administration. Established in 1955, originally as part of Georgetown University, ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI Centers of Expertise:


Chairman: Professor Don Wallace, Georgetown University Law Center
Executive Director: Kim Phan
Director of Programs: Gerhard Botha

 

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Short and Long-Term Outlooks for Investment Disputes – Potential Claims - State Defenses – Compensation

 

The ILI invites you to attend a 60 minute webinar discussion by leading practitioners in the investment arbitration field on the immediate issues facing international investors and States. Past economic crises have been the source of numerous investor-State disputes, such as seen arising from Argentina's peso crisis, the 2008 recession and the Arab Spring. This webinar will look to the current global crisis and present the viewpoint of both investors and States, as well as provide an early glimpse at some of the developing issues and potential cases which may arise in the months and years to come, including:

  • Claims - Standards of protection; expropriation; and, the umbrella clause
  • Defenses, proportionality, exceptions and circumstances precluding wrongfulness (necessity and force majeure)
  • Compensation and damages

Moderator:

  • Borzu Sabahi, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Speakers:

  • Christina Beharry, Foley Hoag
  •  Ian A. Laird, Crowell & Moring LLP
  • Jose Antonio Rivas, Xtrategy LLP
  • Mallory Silberman, Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Jennifer Haworth McCandless, Sidley Austin LLP

 

TO REGISTER - EMAIL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - There is no fee to attend this webinar.

 
 
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